Commenting on the Education Select Committee’s report on primary assessment, Russell Hobby, general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT says: “NAHT, along with other unions, has worked with the government on the current consultation to begin crea..
Students, staff and principals have called on political parties contesting the General Election to support a Manifesto for Mobility of Talent which focuses on three clear immigration and mobility policies for Scotland.
Political parties’ manifestos ..
Children's education in England is being skewed by the use of high-stakes tests taken by 11-year-olds as a school league table measure, say MPs.
Annual test results should be replaced in the tables by a three-year rolling average to “lower the ..
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to plug a £3bn black hole in school finances in England.
The Labour leader's promise that education would be a spending priority for his party came at a head teachers' conference in Telford.
He hinted that he would..
Colleagues, this is my seventh annual conference and sadly my last. Almost exactly seven years ago today I met my future comrades at our Liverpool conference in 2010.
The similarities are striking. In 2010 there was a massive eruption of hot air and..
Head teachers could bring in a four-and-a-half day week in schools around England as they grapple with £3bn in budget pressures.
Heads at the National Association of Head Teachers conference said ministers had not been listening to their plight.
Head teachers have agreed to “vigorously” oppose the expansion of grammar schools in England.
The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) backed moves to reject a new wave of grammars in the absence of proof that it aids social mobility.
Exam pass rates and grade boundaries are being “manipulated” by governments and their agencies to justify political agendas, some head teachers suggest.
A number of delegates at the National Association of Head Teachers conference are calling on the ..
Julian Grant, Headteacher, Sackville School, argues that any successful community can only thrive with the open hearts and minds of its stakeholders, sharing enthusiastically in its ethos and underlying values
The most vital ingredients of successfu..
School leaders gathering today at NAHT’s 120th Annual Conference are warning that a “perfect storm” of pressures is hitting secondary schools in England and that this will have dire consequences for standards and for pupils.
Russell Hobby, general s..