Paul Whiteman, general secretary of NAHT, which represents leaders in the majority of schools, said: “The decision to restrict access to schools to gain control of the spread of the virus has been inevitable for some time. From: Paul Whiteman, NAHT general secretary. “It doesn’t matter. Covid-19: Nine things we learned from scientists at education committee. A school leaders’ union has revealed it is “assessing the legal status” of the autumn year 2 phonics check in a bid to spare teachers “additional and unnecessary burden”. Almost a year to the day since he was unveiled as the NAHT’s preferred candidate to replace Russell Hobby as its general secretary, Paul Whiteman is preparing to deliver his inaugural keynote speech at the union’s annual conference. https://schoolsandacademiesshow.co.uk/speakers/paul-whiteman A message from NAHT general secretary Paul Whiteman to members As you will be aware from my previous emails, NAHT has been in intensive talks with the government throughout this term. NAHT general secretary Paul Whiteman said: “The Government’s attempts to provide devices and internet connections for all pupils who need … National Association of Head Teachers general secretary Paul Whiteman warned schools 'can't have any more last-minute plans' from the Government, after a U-turn on the use of … Q&A with Ruth Davies, President of NAHT and Paul Whiteman, General secretary of the NAHT. Finding the light in the dark: an immersive story about resilience from Lyfta. As an elected official, he rose through the ranks, eventually chairing the union’s Lloyds TSB committee, which represented all members within the newly-merged bank. Paul Whiteman, general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT, said: “Our members have reported to us that there has been significant additional demand for … 2017 – present: General secretary, National Association of Head Teachers They always have been. Almost a year to the day since he was unveiled as the NAHT’s preferred candidate to replace Russell Hobby as its general secretary, Paul Whiteman is preparing to deliver his inaugural keynote speech at the union’s annual conference. More on this theme. Last year’s eventful conference – held less than six weeks before election day – saw Jeremy Corbyn receive a hero’s welcome while Justine Greening, then the education secretary, was a no-show. But the chance to study as a mature student was different. Published 9 April 2019 Brexit. There was a “kind of unwritten understanding” between the two men, he says. In an update to its members, NAHT general secretary Paul Whiteman revealed the union’s fight against the controversial return of the tests was far from over. The move came as the largest classroom teachers union, the NEU, poised to advise members not to return to their classrooms next week amid serious health and safety fears as Covid cases rise. Probably Barcelona. Meeting the challenge chool leadership has never been more challenging than it is today. On the high attendance figures, NAHT general secretary Paul Whiteman said: “In these circumstances it is understandable why quite so many parents with children at home are questioning, with some degree of frustration, why their children are being asked to stay at home when so many aren’t.” I don’t go very often, but it’s blown my mind and I know I’ll be a frequent visitor, there’s no doubt about that. Unlike Hobby, who upon his appointment in 2010 admitted to being a card-carrying Labour Party member and remained so throughout his tenure at the NAHT, Whiteman refuses to reveal his own political leanings. Schools have been let down by the Government … But, I guess if you push me for my absolute favourite, that would be To kill a mockingbird. He was born into a union family. The increase … School Cuts Website Updated to Reflect What Manifestos Mean for Every School in England, Whiteman: Labour’s fresh pledges for education are a ‘mixed bag’ of extremely welcome and insufficient measures, NAHT comments on Sutton Trust research into GCSE reforms, NAHT responds to Parentkind survey on school accountability, Families should be ‘switched-on’ before handing over internet-enabled devices for children this Christmas, NAHT comments on EPI teacher wellbeing report, NAHT comments on Ofsted report into ‘stuck’ schools, NAHT comments on the announcement of new teaching school hubs, NAHT comments on EPI’s annual report on access to CAMHS, NAHT comments on scrapping of Ofsted inspection exemption for outstanding schools, School leaders welcome new draft Stormont deal, NAHT comments on sex and relationships education, NAHT union president and general secretary arrive on Isle of Man to discuss ongoing dispute over pay, Haphazard approach to school places denies parents real choice, says NAHT, NAHT comments on EPI report into early years workforce, NAHT comments on new scheme to provide free period products in schools, School leaders on the Isle of Man even more determined to take action over ongoing pay dispute, NAHT responds to Social Mobility Commission's annual report, This year’s STRB needs to play its part in creating a truly positive proposition for a long career in teaching, NAHT: Ofsted’s annual report shows a high performing system under immense strain, School leaders welcome removal of parents’ right to withdraw children from religion, relationships and sex education in Wales, NAHT comments on ISBL school business leader survey, School leaders on the Isle of Man to start industrial action short of strike at midnight tonight, School leaders gather on the Isle of Man 48 hours before industrial action short of strike due to commence, NAHT comments on Children’s Commissioner report into children’s mental health, NAHT welcomes new funding announcement but urges government not to claim it’s a ‘boost’, Huge rise in number of school-based counsellors over past three years, Senior teachers join school leaders’ industrial action short of strike on the Isle of Man at midnight tonight, NAHT comments on importance of reading in response to BookTrust survey, NAHT comments on child poverty in response to new report by Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Safer Internet Day - School leaders warn families not to ‘leave children to their own devices’, New report: ‘Ofsted’s new inspection framework – a change for the better?’, Cabinet reshuffle: Gavin Williamson stays as Education Secretary, NAHT comments on Sutton Trust report into school admissions, NAHT comments on EPI analysis of school spending on teaching assistants, Councils urged to stop ‘unnecessary’ plans to close maintained nursery schools, NAHT comments on secondary school places offer day 2020, NAHT comments EPI teacher shortages report, NAHT Cymru comment on Estyn Annual Report 2020, School leaders take action for children with SEND ahead of budget, Parents and educators join forces over need for increased school funding, Unions warn Treasury that capital spending cuts could increase asbestos risk in schools, NAHT comments on NAO report into free early education, NAHT comments ahead of meeting with Secretary of State for Education on Coronavirus today, School leader unions statement on meeting with Education Secretary, NAHT comments on suspension of Ofsted inspections during Coronavirus, NAHT Cymru comments on Estyn inspection suspension, NAHT comments on school closures in Wales, NAHT comments on school closures in Northern Ireland, NAHT comments on government’s new expectations for schools during the Covid-19 outbreak, NAHT comments on government plan for free school meals during Coronavirus, NAHT comments on key worker school provision, NAHT Cymru comments on reduced school provision during Coronavirus, NAHT comments on GCSE and A-Level grading, School leaders issue plea for parents to keep children at home unless absolutely necessary, Greater clarity about protective steps to keep pupils and staff safe is urgently needed, NAHT Cymru: Urgent need for clarity about effective safety measures in schools, NAHT: New curbs on movement but schools remain available for vulnerable pupils and children of key workers, NAHT: Update on scientific and safety guidance for schools, NAHT comments on government's safety guidance for schools open during Coronavirus, NAHT NI: Urgent need for clarity about effective safety measures in schools, Education unions call for ‘mutual respect, understanding and support’ in joint Covid-19 advice, NAHT welcomes new national voucher scheme for free school meals, NAHT welcomes pragmatic guidance on awarding of GCSE, AS and A Level grades, NAHT comments on extension of free school meals vouchers over Easter holidays, School leaders’ union NAHT welcomes Rebecca Long-Bailey to the post of Shadow Education Secretary, NAHT comments on UCL school closures study, NAHT welcomes extra financial support for schools to help cope with coronavirus, NAHT comments on DfE approach to school and college accountability during coronavirus, NAHT comments on Ofqual announcement on the awarding of vocational and technical qualifications for summer 2020, NAHT comments on LGA call to put academisation on hold during Coronavirus, NAHT comments on Sutton Trust poll showing parents not confident about teaching children at home, NAHT: Coronavirus could make National Offer Day a more anxious time for families than normal, NAHT Cymru comments on Education Minister's Coronavirus briefing, NAHT comments on launch of Oak National Academy online classroom and resource hub, NAHT comments on the government’s new package to support online learning, Whiteman: Irresponsible speculation about re-opening schools must stop immediately, NAHT welcomes plans to roll out coronavirus testing to school staff, NAHT Cymru welcomes Coronavirus testing for teachers in Wales, NAHT Cymru expresses concerns over continuity of learning guidance from Welsh Government, NAHT responds to Prime Minister's comments on bringing schools out of lockdown, NAHT Cymru comments on possibility of Welsh schools reopening in June, NAHT Cymru comments on Education Minister's principles for reopening schools, NAHT Cymru comments on announcement that schools in Wales will not return on 1st June, NAHT comments on PAC report into SEND provision, NAHT comments on EPI proposals for disadvantaged pupils catch-up plan, Unions set out needs for safe reopening of schools in letter to Education Secretary, NAHT: New poll shows confidence about relaxing lockdown measures in schools is still low, NAHT responds to government’s ‘road-map’ out of lock down, NAHT comments on government’s COVID-19 strategy, Education unions’ statement on the safe reopening of schools, NAHT Cymru comments on Welsh government's draft framework for next phase of schooling in Wales, NAHT comments on scientific evidence briefing for education unions, NAHT comments on relaxing lockdown measures in schools, Whiteman: We need to rethink how we tackle in inequality in this country, Whiteman: Government is right to acknowledge that bringing schools out of lockdown will need flexibility, NAHT comments on new government lockdown measures for schools, Education unions hold ‘productive’ meeting with education secretary over safe return to school, NAHT comments on NFER report into returning pupils to school, Three quarters of schools to exercise flexibility when admitting more pupils this term, says NAHT, NAHT Cymru comments on a return to school and extended summer term in Wales, NAHT comments on widening access to education during lockdown, NAHT Cymru response to June 29 return to school, New partnership with Discovery Education to deliver online professional development and wellbeing for school leaders and teams, ‘No quick fix’ to repair the damage done to education by Coronavirus, says NAHT, NAHT calls for government to work with the education profession on long term plan for academic recovery post-Coronavirus, NAHT comments on wider reopening of secondary schools, NAHT comments on Chief Executive comments to PAC regarding industrial action during Coronavirus, NAHT comments on NFER report on home learning during Coronavirus, NAHT supports calls to extend free school meals over the summer, Government failing children with special educational needs during Coronavirus crisis, new NAHT survey reveals, NAHT comments on free school meals summer funding announcement, Disappointing lack of consensus on schools in Wales reopening, says NAHT Cymru, Whiteman: The government has listened to school leaders with considerable funding to help all pupils, NAHT comments on government plans for children returning to school in Northern Ireland, The government has listened to our calls to delay the reception baseline assessment by a year, NAHT comment on NFER report on support for vulnerable pupils and the children of keyworkers, NAHT comments on school buildings funding announcement, NAHT comments on Early Career Framework reforms for new teachers, NAHT comments on parental fines for absence in September, Education experts call for Downing Street to prioritise Maintained Nursery School Funding, Autumn Exam Series will place ‘significant burdens and costs’ on schools and colleges, says NAHT, NAHT comments on government guidance for September school return, NAHT Cymru calls for urgent clarity from Welsh government over September school return plans, NAHT Comments on Ofsted Autumn Term visits, NAHT comments on Sutton Trust report on the impact of Coronavirus on early years, NAHT comments on funding for extra teachers in Wales, NAHT Cymru comments on Welsh government plans for a September return to school in Wales, Recent investment in schools should not be undermined by schools having to foot the bill for additional Covid-19 costs, NAHT comments on Children's Commissioner report into impact of Coronavirus on teenagers, NAHT comments on Action for Children research into impact of Covid-19 on children's mental health, NAHT comments on NFER report on missed learning during Covid-19, NAHT Cymru comments on Welsh Government guidance returning to school in September, England’s schools suffer from a ‘leadership drought’ which risks harming pupil outcomes, says NAHT, NAHT comments on Parentkind poll and fines for school absence in September, NAHT comments on proposed phonics check in Year 2, NAHT comment on Prime Minister’s Oak National Academy Address, NAHT comments on Children's Commissioner call on early years education, NAHT comments on Prime Minister's plans for returning to work and school, Additional funding may not go far enough to address the true cost of Covid-19 in some of the most deprived communities, Government must do more to support pupils taking the 11+ this year, says NAHT, NAHT Cymru comments on Teacher Labour Market in Wales Annual Report, NAHT Cymru comments on Welsh teacher pay announcement, NAHT comments on call to extend free school meals entitlement, NAHT comments on new government data on exclusions, Changes to exams and assessments in 2021 do not go far enough, says NAHT, NAHT comments on Children's Commissioner call to prioritise schools in lockdown, NAHT calls for immediate support for fees for appeals, NAHT Cymru comments on changes to A-level grading process in Wales, NAHT Cymru statement in response to A level results protests in Wales, NAHT calls for urgent action to put students’ needs first and end the A Level results fiasco, NAHT comments on changes to A level and GCSE grading this year, NAHT Cymru comments on changes to A level and GCSE grading in Wales this year, NAHT(NI) calls upon the Education Minister to act urgently to mitigate the damage in respect of A-level/AS level students, NAHT Cymru comments on GCSE results day in Wales, NAHT comments on new appointments at Ofqual, Confusion about face coverings in schools will unsettle pupils and staff, says NAHT, Fines are too blunt an instrument to use while covid is still a concern for families, says NAHT, Latest EPI report on disadvantaged pupils should be ringing alarm bells in Westminster, says NAHT, NAHT Cymru comments on Welsh Government face coverings guidance, Parents can have confidence that schools are ready for September, says NAHT, Education unions make joint call for inquiry into grading fiasco, Schools are confident about their plans for September, but concerns remain about test and trace, transport and local lockdowns, NAHT comment on new government lockdown plans, NAHT comment on Labour plan to delay 2021 secondary exams, We need to see credible contingency plans for 2021 exams without further day, says NAHT, Ofsted's autumn inspections are a misjudgement, says NAHT, Early data from NAHT shows 91-100 per cent pupil and staff attendance in most schools, Ofsted should reconsider its plans for autumn term visits, NAHT Cymru comments on funding for face coverings for schools in Wales, NAHT Cymru comments on health and safety 'spot checks' on schools in Wales, NAHT Cymru comments on Covid-19 testing for schools in Wales, Test and trace failures could put school reopening at risk, says NAHT, Government should abandon plans to fine parents with covid-safety concerns, says NAHT, Government pay proposals for teachers and school leaders in England are “divisive and inadequate”, says joint union statement, NAHT comments on government's school attendance figures, NAHT comments on NAO report on financial sustainability of colleges, NAHT comments on children’s mental health following the Coronavirus pandemic and the establishment of the UK Trauma Council, School leaders and governors issue Covid testing plea to Prime Minister, Schools and colleges need definite plans for exams and assessments in 2021 now, More than four in five schools have children isolating because they can’t access a covid test, new survey shows, Increased teacher training applications this year are a ‘false dawn’, says NAHT, NAHT comments on Education Support survey on teacher mental health and wellbeing, NAHT members to hold meeting tonight to consider next steps on industrial action, Isle of Man school leaders give independent review of DESC a cautious welcome, NAHT comments on Children's Commissioner report into impact of Coronavirus on children, NAHT comments on Sutton Trust report into impact of lost learning on future earnings for covid generation, NAHT comments on school business managers report from The Key, School leaders on the Isle of Man to recommence industrial action short of strike, Invoking Temporary Continuity Direction powers is a grave error, says NAHT, Supporting The Whole Teacher: Discovery Education and NAHT Launch ‘Pathway’ – A New Online CPD & Wellbeing Programme for Teacher, School inspections should not recommence until the pandemic is under control, says NAHT, School leaders, teachers, and governors put forward proposals to make 2021 exams fair, Davies: Inspection during covid is a ‘brake rather than a rocket-booster’, Schools spending tens of thousands of pounds on safety measures without financial support from government, Confusion and delay from the government has hampered schools’ efforts during lockdown, says NAHT, NAHT comments on IPPR survey on mental-health counselling in schools, Whiteman: During the pandemic, the government ‘dropped the baton’ and school leaders picked it up, Without government action, young people will go hungry, says NAHT, Delay to next summer’s exams just the tip of the iceberg, says NAHT, NAHT Cymru comments on teacher pay announcement in Wales, NAHT Cymru comments on Luke Sibieta report into school funding in Wales, NAHT Cymru comments on potential circuit break lockdown in Wales, NAHT comments on suggested extension of free school meals vouchers during future holidays, NAHT comments on government's direction on remote education, National Tutoring Programme must provide targeted support to the pupils most in need, says NAHT, Right to prioritise keeping children in school during second lockdown, says NAHT, but more transparency needed on the risks, NAHT comments on school attendance in second lockdown, NAHT calls for more transparency on risks to school staff during second lockdown, Education experts discuss role of Ofsted during covid-19 pandemic as NAHT calls for January inspections to be cancelled, NAHT comments as government releases guidance to schools for second lockdown, NAHT comment on additional funding to support hungry children in the holidays, Government must focus on fairness for students and not just how to ensure exams go ahead in 2021, says NAHT, Students should be assessed on what they have been taught, not what they have missed, says NAHT, School leaders' petition on Covid costs passes 14,000 signatures, NAHT comments on Ofsted report into impact of pandemic on children's skills and learning, Concern that exams have been cancelled in name only, says NAHT Cymru, NAHT comments on DfE attendance figures and challenges facing schools staying open, School leaders call for urgent plan to avoid repetition of exams chaos in 2021, School leaders union meets Public Health England to query risks of schools remaining open during lockdown, NAHT comments on new Sage data on Covid transmission in schools, School leaders on the Isle of Man consider new proposal to end dispute over pay, NAHT support plans to look at reforming the university admissions system, NAHT Cymru comments on mandatory face coverings for secondary schools in Wales, Government should be concerned about a ‘post-covid exodus’ of school leaders, says NAHT, Covid-related pay freezes are a kick in the teeth for public sector workers, says NAHT, NAHT comments on school attendance figures, NAHT comments on Ofsted inspections resuming in 2021, NAHT comments on loss of LGBT anti-bullying fund, NAHT comments on school attendance figures this week, CSR is a ‘slap in the face’ for ‘frayed and exhausted’ school leaders and their teams, NAHT comments on Nuffield Foundation report into the lives of the under-fives, Additional Covid funding offers a glimmer of hope for schools, says NAHT, Whiteman: Update government guidance will leave schools enormously frustrated, NAHT stresses benefits of outdoor education to children’s mental health, School leaders on the Isle of Man vote to accept new pay offer to end long-standing dispute, NAHT Cymru comments on face coverings in schools in Wales, Ofsted report shows how Covid has exposed the ‘intolerable strain’ on school system, says NAHT, NAHT comments on NAO report on failure of Edenred school vouchers scheme, NAHT comments on school attendance figures in the last week of November, NAHT comments ahead of Ofsted Annual Report publication, NAHT welcomes ‘significant movement’ from government on exams, tests and accountability, Look beyond behaviour to understand children with SEND, say school leaders, NAHT comments on NFER report into impact of Covid on school funding, Support needed for ‘unsung heroes’ of Covid crisis in schools, School leaders concerned attendance figures will ‘drop off a cliff’ in last week of term, NAHT comments on government's end of term plans, NAHT comments on attendance figures in the first week of December, NAHT comments on mass Covid testing in parts of London and the South East, School leaders ‘bitterly disappointed’ at ‘contradictory’ decision on school closures in Wales, NAHT Cymru comments on school Covid testing and government threats in Wales, School leaders express disappointment ahead of Minister’s exam announcement, NAHT comments on government's response to London schools end-of-term plans, NAHT comments on lateral flow testing for schools in Spring term, NAHT comments on school attendance figures by region, Three education unions condemn Gavin Williamson for restricting the STRB, ‘Absolute shambles’ says NAHT as government announces last minute plans for January, NAHT Cymru comments on Welsh Government return to school plan for January, Government claims that they are fully supporting schools are clearly false, says NAHT, commenting on EPI Covid costs report, Education unions warn mass Covid tests are undeliverable by start of spring term, NAHT comment on government plans for schools in January, School leaders call for government to explain the rationale behind its decision on which schools are to remain open in January, Urgent revisions to the government’s plans for schools in January are needed, Education unions’ joint statement on the safe reopening of schools, NAHT Cymru: Welsh government needs to re-think its plans for schools in January are needed, NAHT Cymru comment on new Welsh lockdown measures, Prioritising education means prioritising safety in schools and vaccinations for staff, says NAHT, Government threats to schools on remote learning ‘disgraceful’, says NAHT, New arrangements for GCSE and A Levels must give students hope, Decision to cancel 2021 SATs is welcome but not unexpected, says NAHT, Government failure to issue reasonable key worker definitions places schools in an impossible position, says NAHT, Contradictory government guidance is pushing up school attendance levels and could undermine lockdown, say school leaders, Sorting out support for hungry children 'cannot happen quickly enough', says NAHT, NAHT comments on free school meals during half term, NAHT comments on primary school application deadline day 2021, Impossible to have confidence in lateral flow tests results administered in schools, says NAHT, NAHT comments on consultation on how grades should be awarded in 2021, Government urgently needs to clear up lateral flow test chaos, says NAHT, Government does not understand the perilous financial situation for nurseries, says NAHT, NAHT comments on suggested plans for staggered return to schools, School leaders left frustrated by yet another government U-turn, says NAHT, NAHT Cymru comments on the awarding of exam grades this year, NAHT comments on ISBL report into school business leader ethnicity, NAHT comments on remote learning and the disadvantage gap in response to Sutton Trust report, NAHT comments on child poverty in response to Children’s Commissioner call, Whiteman: Whilst a firm date for a return to school is not possible, a firm plan for the return is essential, School absences due to COVID underline the need for staff vaccinations, says NAHT, NAHT
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