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NAHT comments on Nadhim Zahawi’s speech to The Conservative Party Conference

Today (Monday 4 October), Secretary of State for Education, Nadhim Zahawi, addressed delegates at The Conservative Party Conference.

Paul Whiteman, general secretary of the largest union for school leaders, NAHT, said: “In his speech today, the Secretary of State recognised the transformative impact that great teaching makes, and we welcome his clear commitment to unleashing the potential of all young people in this country.

“We hope his commitment to being evidence-led signals a clear intent to listen to professionals working in and around schools.  

“We look forward to welcoming Nadhim Zahawi to our national conference this Saturday (9 October), where he will be addressing school leaders directly for the first time since taking up his new role.”

First published 04 October 2021