NAHT: UK education 'not a failing system'

Help

Teaching unions and government appear to be at loggerheads over reforms to exams and the curriculum.

At their conference in Birmingham, the National Association of Head teachers is expected to accuse ministers of bullying schools into becoming academies and pushing through changes without proper consultation.

The Department of Education says it is raising standards.

Bernadette Hunter, president of the NAHT, said UK schools "are amongst the best in the world".

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.