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Will Headteachers strike?

Will Headteachers strike?

Headteachers have threatened to go on strike for the first time in six years over education cuts, as a union leader has warned that school leaders risk being “taken for granted”.

Russell Hobby, the outgoing general secretary of the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) said that headteachers could be “called upon” to take national industrial action over school funding. 

“If the government believe that you can't be reasoned with, then they won't make concessions to you; if a fight is inevitable, then they will settle for scoring easy points,” he said. 

“But if the government know you'll always agree, or come running just for a seat at the table, then they'll take you for granted. There is a balance to be struck”.

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