Forced academisation meetings Midlands briefings 2015

To reinforce NAHT's forced academies campaign, we are holding briefings for all school leaders across the Midlands. These events are open to members and non-members.

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.

Mobile ban is short-sighted and may backfire

Commenting on suggestions by Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw that he may recommend banning mobile phones in schools as part of a crackdown on discipline, Russell Hobby, general secretary of the...

Twigg proposing new education body

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has welcomed proposals by Shadow Education Secretary, Stephen Twigg, to introduce a politically-neutral Office for Educational Improvement to focus on...