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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 ‘U-turn’ by Welsh Government on ozone cleaners

Laura Doel, director of school leaders’ union NAHT Cymru said: “It is deeply worrying that £3.3 million worth of funding for machines to support cleaning regimes in schools announced by the Welsh Government on Monday was on an untested and yet-to-be trialled proposal. The news last night that these machines are only now being trialled and a decision on whether they are going to be used in schools will be decided by the government’s Technical Advisory Group is nothing short of a U-turn.

“NAHT Cymru welcomed any support for schools, but questioned the announcement when it was first shared with education unions before the bank holiday weekend, as there were no details on when these devices would be available, how they would work, and that they were safe to use. To find out now, as schools reopen this week, that they are only a trial, is very disappointing.

“If our concerns about cleaning and ventilation, to name just two, are not addressed, we will call on the government to rethink the measures that did work - such as grouping learners, and staggered start and finish times, to ensure the return to school this week is sustainable in the face of rising case numbers.”

First published 02 September 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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