Russell Hobby

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Daily Mirror
Why school SATs tests are in chaos - and the Tories must do something about itabout children. We’ve asked for the Government to sit down with NAHT and others
Why school SATs tests are in chaos - and the Tories must do something about it
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
about children. We’ve asked for the Government to sit down with NAHT and others to talk about a way forward for next year. Nobody wants to see a repeat of this year’s chaos. Russell Hobby is the General Secretary of the school leaders' unio... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nicky Morgan accused of using sexism to avoid 'touchy' subjectsoon and too many changes are being introduced too quickly.'We cannot, we will
Nicky Morgan accused of using sexism to avoid 'touchy' subject
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
soon and too many changes are being introduced too quickly.'We cannot, we will not endure chaos' In his closing remarks, Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said pupils should only be assessed at the start and end of primary as he... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Headteachers threaten industrial action over academies planas a last resort industrial action to ensure the defence of our comprehensive s
Headteachers threaten industrial action over academies plan
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
as a last resort industrial action to ensure the defence of our comprehensive state education system”. 'Serious concerns' Russell Hobby, general secretary of NAHT said: "We've seen today the serious concerns school leaders have about the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Headteachers threaten strike action over government's academy plansforced academisation" and to "continue to challenge the perception that structu
Headteachers threaten strike action over government's academy plans
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
forced academisation" and to "continue to challenge the perception that structural change is a panacea for improvement". Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said school leaders had "huge concerns" about the academy plans and there were... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nicky Morgan heckled as she accused a teacher of being 'sexist'it Nick Gibb?" Mrs Morgan replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist rema
Nicky Morgan heckled as she accused a teacher of being 'sexist'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
it Nick Gibb?" Mrs Morgan replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a reply" to groans from delegates. Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, told journalists afterwards that he didn't think the question was "sexist". He... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question « Shropshire Starwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Harrow Times
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Harrow Times / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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This is West Country
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Gazette News
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Gazette News / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Bolton News
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Northern Echo
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Kingston Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Express and Star
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question « Express & Starwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Streatham Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Bury Times
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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Gazette
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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guardian-series
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' questionwas not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to di
Headteacher gets reprimand from Nicky Morgan for 'sexist' question
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
was not impressed. When the clapping eased, she replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a comment." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said he believed the question stemmed from Mr Gibb's involvement in decision... Read more
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International Business Times
Head teachers heckle education secretary Nicky Morgan at national conference make it easier to spread the reach of the best leaders across several schools,"
Head teachers heckle education secretary Nicky Morgan at national conference
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
make it easier to spread the reach of the best leaders across several schools," said Morgan, to a frosty reception. Russell Hobby, who is general secretary of the NAHT, said many of his members were concerned by the DfE's academisation... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nicky Morgan heckled as she accused a teacher of being 'sexist'it Nick Gibb?" Mrs Morgan replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist rema
Nicky Morgan heckled as she accused a teacher of being 'sexist'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
it Nick Gibb?" Mrs Morgan replied: "I am not going to dignify that sexist remark with a reply" to groans from delegates. Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, told journalists afterwards that he didn't think the question was "sexist". He... Read more
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Northern Echo
30,000 nationwide back next week's SATs boycottat primary school has a huge impact on how well children do at GCSE, which is w
30,000 nationwide back next week's SATs boycott
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
at primary school has a huge impact on how well children do at GCSE, which is why we are determined to raise standards." Russell Hobby, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, said school leaders were "immensely... Read more
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express
Teachers accused of 'BRAINWASHING' children with lessons on homosexualityparent still object to their children taking part in some aspects of sex and re
Teachers accused of 'BRAINWASHING' children with lessons on homosexuality
express / Posted 12 days ago
parent still object to their children taking part in some aspects of sex and relationships education until they are older. Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said: “We don't think you need to make it statutory to make teachers do it, you... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Spelling and grammar SATS test is cancelled after questions accidentally published onlineof schools piloted the test and teachers recognised the questions. That part o
Spelling and grammar SATS test is cancelled after questions accidentally published online
Manchester Evening News / Posted 12 days ago
of schools piloted the test and teachers recognised the questions. That part of the SATs has now been cancelled after Russell Hobby, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, called for it to be scrapped. Schools will... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Government caves in to demands to scrap primary school spelling test after paper was leaked onlinepossibly be used to set a benchmark, its original intention. Teachers' unions
Government caves in to demands to scrap primary school spelling test after paper was leaked online
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
possibly be used to set a benchmark, its original intention. Teachers' unions welcomed the decision to ditch the test. Russell Hobby, general secretary of school leaders' union NAHT said: "In deciding to pull the tests for this year, the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Spelling test for seven-olds leaked online by mistakejudgements. The results of these tests are not collected. Nonetheless it is dee
Spelling test for seven-olds leaked online by mistake
Evening Standard / Posted 13 days ago
judgements. The results of these tests are not collected. Nonetheless it is deeply regrettable that it has happened.” Russell Hobby, leader of the National Association of Head Teachers, said: “This is a serious error that has compromised the... Read more
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