NAHT Cymru: Estyn should be a treasury of learning and leadership

Though regulators are never popular, Welsh schools will again find sound common sense in the final report of the current Chief Inspector for Wales, Anne Keane.

NAHT submission to consultation on performance descriptors

The Department for Education's consultation on performance descriptors at key stage one and two closed on Friday 19 December. School leaders' union NAHT believes that the proposed performance...

98% of schools are getting safeguarding right

In its report on best practice for safeguarding children in schools, Ofsted claims that just two per cent of schools it inspected were considered to have inadequate safeguarding procedures in place.

Ofsted’s discipline report not evidence of a crisis in the classroom

Russell Hobby, general secretary of NAHT said: Ofsted is contradicting itself. Reports from its routine inspections say behaviour is good or outstanding in 83 per cent of all schools. That's not yet...

Gossip does not prove abuse of inspection

NAHT has welcomed Ofsted's intervention on claims of routine attempts to dupe school inspectors. Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said: We agree with Ofsted's position on claims of...

A new label won’t help to encourage teaching

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has welcomed a report which aims to drive up teaching quality but questions whether re-labelling so-called 'coasting' schools is the way to achieve it.