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Heads ‘not scared’ of industrial action over funding, says union leader

Headteachers are “not scared” of taking industrial action over school funding, says the head of the country’s largest school...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE won’t issue guidance on ‘exceptional circumstances’ for sex education withdrawal

Headteachers will be left in the “invidious position” of deciding whether they have grounds to refuse parents’ requests to...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Heads concerned after ‘lifeline’ school improvement funding cut

A “lifeline” government scheme that issued school improvement grants has closed, with £85 million from its coffers left unspent....

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Out-of-date pregnancy guidance isn’t helping schools, say critics

A worrying lack of up-to-date guidance on how to ensure pregnant pupils continue their education is fuelling a rise...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Teach Firsters return to the classroom ten years on

Teachers who trained with education charity Teach First when it launched 15 years ago are returning to the profession,...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Hinds challenged over ‘dangerously inadequate’ SEND funding

A coalition of trade unions and 39 local authorities have written to the education secretary to warn of “dangerously...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Features

Paul Whiteman, General secretary, NAHT

Almost a year to the day since he was unveiled as the NAHT’s preferred candidate to replace Russell Hobby...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

NAHT: Schools can’t get hold of mental health support for children

Over 90 per cent of teachers are unable to access specialist mental health support for the children in their...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

NAHT partners with Institute of School Business Leadership

School leaders’ union NAHT has announced a new partnership with The Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL), in response...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson