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We've secured agreement from the DfE that 2017 writing data will not be used as the basis for intervention

We've secured agreement from the DfE that 2017 writing data will not be used as the basis for intervention

Formal response from the Secretary of State to NAHT and NAHT Edge's concerns on the assessment of writing

NAHT and NAHT Edge are pleased to have secured these reassurances for our members.

19 July 2017/Number of views (369)/Comments (0)/
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EBacc is an unnecessary straight-jacket for schools and students, says NAHT

EBacc is an unnecessary straight-jacket for schools and students, says NAHT

NAHT reaction to the government's response to the consultation on EBacc

19 July 2017/Number of views (59)/Comments (0)/
Updates from Ofqual - July 2017

Updates from Ofqual - July 2017

NAHT and NAHT Edge attend termly meetings with Ofqual to discuss both general and technical and vocational qualifications

NAHT and NAHT Edge attend termly meetings with Ofqual to discuss both general and technical and vocational qualifications. NAHT also attended the Summer Symposium, an annual update from Ofqual on the work they are undertaking.

18 July 2017/Number of views (87)/Comments (0)/
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Members should anticipate changes to writing assessment in September 2017

Members should anticipate changes to writing assessment in September 2017

Our policy team is encouraged by the level of engagement from government on the issue of changes to the assessment of writing at KS1 and KS2

Our policy team is encouraged by the level of engagement from government on the issue of changes to the assessment of writing at KS1 and KS2

18 July 2017/Number of views (1378)/Comments (0)/
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Here's how to survive and thrive - a farewell message from Russell Hobby

Here's how to survive and thrive - a farewell message from Russell Hobby

NAHT's outgoing general secretary shares his thoughts on surviving and thriving in challenging times

With the privilege of working alongside and representing some of the most talented leaders in the country, I have drawn four lessons for surviving and thriving in these challenging times.

18 July 2017/Number of views (89)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Still more questions than answers on school funding

Still more questions than answers on school funding

The funding announcement is below the £2 billion a year extra schools need to address real terms cuts

This week (17 July 2017) the government has announced its latest thinking on school funding.

18 July 2017/Number of views (157)/Comments (0)/
Entry level certificates are withdrawn by Pearson

Entry level certificates are withdrawn by Pearson

NAHT Edge raised concerns as entry level certificates are withdrawn by Pearson

Pearson has made a decision to withdraw many of their entry level qualifications.

17 July 2017/Number of views (154)/Comments (0)/
Key messages from the Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse

Key messages from the Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse

Key messages for professionals in school settings from the Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse.

Information and advice for professionals on child sexual abuse.

17 July 2017/Number of views (124)/Comments (0)/
New ‘Educate Against Hate’ resources available for schools

New ‘Educate Against Hate’ resources available for schools

Practical advice and information on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation

New resources available to support teachers in leading knowledge-based classroom debates on topical issues.

17 July 2017/Number of views (91)/Comments (0)/
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Latest DfE SEND newsletter published

Latest DfE SEND newsletter published

DfE’s 0-25 Special Educational Needs and Disability Unit has published its latest newsletter

This newsletter is intended for anyone working in special educational needs and disabilities.

17 July 2017/Number of views (132)/Comments (0)/
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Register for MND Association’s Silence Speaks event in October

Register for MND Association’s Silence Speaks event in October

Schools can request the MND Association’s Teacher and Youth Leader pack

Schools can request the MND Association’s Teacher and Youth Leader pack

14 July 2017/Number of views (5)/Comments (0)/
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NAHT Edge warns testing culture must change

NAHT Edge warns testing culture must change

Students are marked down for the shape of semi-colons in this year's SATs

Teachers across the country are outraged as students are marked down for the size and shape of their semi colons.

12 July 2017/Number of views (311)/Comments (0)/
Complete our survey on school readiness

Complete our survey on school readiness

We are working with the Family and Childcare Trust to help better understand issues relating to ‘school readiness’.

NAHT Edge are working with the Family and Childcare Trust to explore issues relating to school readiness. 

12 July 2017/Number of views (196)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
The 1 per cent pay cap has got to go, says NAHT Edge

The 1 per cent pay cap has got to go, says NAHT Edge

NAHT Edge Director, James Bowen comments on the release of the STRB report on teachers' pay

"For far too long teachers have had to endure real-terms pay cuts."

11 July 2017/Number of views (222)/Comments (0)/
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Research round-up 10th July

Research round-up 10th July

This fortnight's research covers Secondary TAs, social media and mental health and Stonewall's 2017 report

The latest educational research reports from the education sector.

10 July 2017/Number of views (355)/Comments (0)/
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Webinar: Considering Comprehension Across English and Maths

Webinar: Considering Comprehension Across English and Maths

NAHT Edge Director, James Bowen discusses the merits of a cross curricular approach to Maths and English with PD Leaders at Oxford University Press

Reading Comprehension and Mathematical Reasoning are essentially the same thing. So why is the language surrounding them so different?

07 July 2017/Number of views (331)/Comments (0)/
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Join us in London on Sunday 16 July

Join us in London on Sunday 16 July

Campaign for a Fair Funding Settlement for all Schools

We don't need to tell you that school budgets are at breaking point. The NAHT has teamed up with parents' campaign, Fair Funding For All Schools, to support a Carnival Against the Cuts on Sunday 16 July in Central London.

06 July 2017/Number of views (324)/Comments (0)/
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KS2 scaled score conversion tables

KS2 scaled score conversion tables

The STA has published KS2 scaled score conversion tables for 2016 and 2017

The STA has published KS2 scaled score conversion tables for 2016 and 2017

04 July 2017/Number of views (409)/Comments (0)/
Interim KS2 national attainment data published

Interim KS2 national attainment data published

The DfE have today released interim 2017 KS2 national attainment figures

 The DfE have released interim 2017 KS2 national attainment figures. 

04 July 2017/Number of views (467)/Comments (0)/
Don’t judge schools by SATS data alone, says NAHT Edge

Don’t judge schools by SATS data alone, says NAHT Edge

NAHT Edge Director, James Bowen outlines the limitations of SATs data

“Too much significance is still being attached to data in judging school effectiveness."

04 July 2017/Number of views (368)/Comments (0)/
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