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NAHT Cymru

NAHT Cymru is the definitive voice of school leaders in Wales. We keep the best interests of children at the heart of everything we do.

Along with our colleagues in England and Northern Ireland, we are here to defend and extend the rights of our members, as well as provide advice, protection and support specific to school leaders throughout Wales

NAHT Cymru yw llais diffyniadol arweinwyr ysgolion yng Nghymru. Mae buddiannau gorau plant yng nghraidd popeth a wnawn.

Ynghyd â'n cydweithwyr yn Lloegr a Gogledd Iwerddon, rydym yn bodoli i warchod ac ymestyn hawliau ein haelodau, yn ogystal â darparu cyngor, diogelwch a chymorth sy'n benodol i arweinwyr ysgolion ledled Cymru.

NAHT Cymru comments on ventilation measures for classrooms

Today (Monday, 30 August), the Welsh Government announced funding for CO2 monitors and ozone disinfectors for classrooms.

Laura Doel, director of school leaders’ union, NAHT Cymru, said: “This is good news, and follows education unions’ joint call for urgent action.

“However, what school leaders need to accompany the CO2 monitors is a plan of action by the Welsh Government and clear guidance on what to do if the monitors detect poor air quality. It’s vital that we address ventilation problems, not just identify them.

“With regards to the ozone disinfecting units, it is clear that the Welsh Government has taken on board the views of school leaders and is addressing the crucial issue of cleaning. It’s inspiring to see a home-grown plan to help tackle the spread of the virus, and we thank Swansea University for their pioneering work on this.

“Everyone wants a sustainable return to education this week. While there are other mitigation measures that are no longer being advised by the Welsh Government, ventilation is important for reducing the spread of the virus and reducing the extent to which staff and students are absent. A comprehensive national strategy should ensure that every classroom in Wales is properly ventilated and that school leaders have access to the necessary funds for a permanent solution.”

First published 30 August 2021

Please give us your views  on the current consultations

 

Welsh Government

Independent review of school teachers pay and conditions in Wales

OPENED 18 January 2018 - CLOSES 1 March 2018

NAHT Cymru draft response of independent review

Support for doctoral study
OPENED 8 December 2017 - CLOSES 2 March 2018

The Education (Amendments Relating to Teacher Assessment Information) (Wales) Regulations 2018
OPENED 14 November 2017 – CLOSES 30 January 2018

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