Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

Where the teaching unions have a good point

The teaching unions have spent a lot of this week getting angry about one thing or another, but one of their number, the National Association of Head Teachers, did make a good point yesterday when reacting to Ofsted’s report on bright kids. Russell Hobby, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers – not the most aggressive of the unions – said:

‘However, the government’s league table culture deserves a measure of the blame for this situation.

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