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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.

Supporting a mature workforce

As we live longer, many of us will likely have to work for longer. Research suggests that over the next five years, the number of estimated vacancies is unlikely to be filled by those leaving education/training or by migration alone, so increasingly, employers will have to rely on older workers to fill those jobs.

One of the many challenges facing school leaders is how to manage a workforce that is, on the one hand, highly valued, but on the other, maturing. This prompts school leaders to consider innovative retention strategies and ways of working that will enable the school to optimise its performance and meet the needs of maturing staff.

Find out more about NAHT's three-step approach to how schools should respond to this issue. 

First published 24 August 2020

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

Recent consultations

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