Russell Hobby

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Daily Mirror
Kids who do part-time work while at school land better jobs lateryoung people now work at weekends or part-time, missing out on essential life s
Kids who do part-time work while at school land better jobs later
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
young people now work at weekends or part-time, missing out on essential life skills gained in the workplace." Read More Russell Hobby, general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT said: “We agree that careers education is vital in helping all... Read more
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Northern Echo
Call for action to end poverty in the North-East as region tops free school meals tableto publicly funded schools to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and
Call for action to end poverty in the North-East as region tops free school meals table
Northern Echo / Posted 8 days ago
to publicly funded schools to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. Russell Hobby, general secretary of NAHT, said: “Pupil Premium is a vital and well understood tool for narrowing the gap for... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'Racist aged 3' among scores of children quizzed by police over hate crimesthe Government to tackle the blight by stressing that schoolchildren from the E
'Racist aged 3' among scores of children quizzed by police over hate crimes
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
the Government to tackle the blight by stressing that schoolchildren from the EU remain welcome here. General Secretary Russell Hobby said pupils from migrant families were fearful and needed reassurance. Last year an online video gave a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Migration and high birth rates put pressure on school places as 750,000 extra needed in next decadeplaces on appeal having previously been rejected have to be accommodated even t
Migration and high birth rates put pressure on school places as 750,000 extra needed in next decade
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
places on appeal having previously been rejected have to be accommodated even though all places have been allocated.” Russell Hobby, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, said local authorities must be involved in the... Read more
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express
Half of 11-olds FAIL new SATS test which was so hard it left pupils ‘in tears’- in year 6 before moving into high school Headteachers had called for this ye
Half of 11-olds FAIL new SATS test which was so hard it left pupils ‘in tears’
express / Posted 23 days ago
- in year 6 before moving into high school Headteachers had called for this year’s test results not to be published. Russell Hobby, general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT, said: “The government has decided that nearly half of pupils... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nearly half of primary pupils fail 'tougher' tests as teachers fear children are branded 'failures'per cent in maths; 72 per cent in grammar, punctuation and spelling; and 74 per
Nearly half of primary pupils fail 'tougher' tests as teachers fear children are branded 'failures'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
per cent in maths; 72 per cent in grammar, punctuation and spelling; and 74 per cent writing. Most schools below standard Russell Hobby, general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT, said the results were not ‘representative’ of the hard work... Read more
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24d
Daily Telegraph
Primary school tests cannot be compared this year, Nicky Morgan warnsteachers said the results were likely to be so "skewed" that "comparisons betwe
Primary school tests cannot be compared this year, Nicky Morgan warns
Daily Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
teachers said the results were likely to be so "skewed" that "comparisons between schools become very risky". Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, says: “These results cannot and must not be compared to data from previous... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Number of teachers with specialist knowledge drops, figures showsystem around the world we need to put subject knowledge is at the heart of tea
Number of teachers with specialist knowledge drops, figures show
Daily Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
system around the world we need to put subject knowledge is at the heart of teacher training.” 'Stats mask reality' Russell Hobby, general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT says: “today’s figures show that vacancies in schools have... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Police call emergency meetings to deal with post-Brexit vote racist hate crimewrite to the Prime Minister to express alarm at the rise in xenophobic attitude
Police call emergency meetings to deal with post-Brexit vote racist hate crime
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
write to the Prime Minister to express alarm at the rise in xenophobic attitudes being reported. NAHT’s general secretary Russell Hobby will say: “School leaders are reporting to us that some of their young students are worrying about their... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What Brexit means for jobs, health, money, travel, schools and housinglegislation through the European Parliament, which has made life safer for heal
What Brexit means for jobs, health, money, travel, schools and housing
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
legislation through the European Parliament, which has made life safer for health professionals across Europe.”SCHOOLS Russell Hobby, the National Association of Headteachers general secretary: “In terms of education policy, the short-term... Read more

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