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About Us

Established in 1897, NAHT is an independent trade union and professional association representing 28,000 members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Members hold leadership positions in early years; primary; special and secondary schools; independent schools; sixth form and FE colleges; outdoor education centres; pupil referral units, social services establishments and other educational settings.

In order to provide an effective voice and service to members and to further the objects of the Association and its strategic plan the work is undertaken by three distinct sections: TUF (Trade Union Function), PPE (Politics, Policy, Education), CBG (Communication and Business Group).

For further information on the remit of NAHT see a copy of the Association’s Constitution and Rules

As a union and professional association we provide:

The most effective one-to-one support of any union representing all school leaders, with our own team of solicitors and seventeen full-time Regional Officers. We defend all our members to the hilt;

Tough national negotiators on pay, conditions and pensions in the interests of the leadership group;

A very effective voice in educational policy making across all phases;

The support and stimulus of colleagues through a broad range of regional activities, national conferences and local branch networks;

An extensive range of training and development programmes including induction for performance management and new school leaders

Outstanding publications, guidance documents and website;

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