Judy Shaw

Judy Shaw

National Association of Head Teachers

Judy Shaw graduated in English and Linguistics at Lancaster University then completed her PGCE in Primary Education at St. Martin’s College, Lancaster. She began teaching in 1988. She has taught throughout the primary age range specialising in Literacy and Early Years. Judy has been head teacher of an Infant and Nursery School in West Yorkshire since 2005. She joined NAHT at the same time! She was elected to NAHT’s National Executive in 2013 representing school leaders across Yorkshire. In 2016 Judy became the first Chair of the newly formed NAHT Early Years Sector Council. The Council’s work raises the profile of Early Years Education and informs NAHT’s policy and representation across the sector. In May, Judy became NAHT National President 2019-2020.

Join sector leaders behind the development of the Teacher Retention and Recruitment Strategy to gain insights on the new strategy and its implications for the future retention and recruitment of teachers

  • Sharing the process and thinking behind the development of the strategy and how it will impact training, recruitment and retention
  • Outlining the importance of flexible working for teachers and how a new job searching website could boost recruitment and retention
  • Discussing the next steps in the construction and development of the Early Career Framework
  • Answering direct concerns and questions on how schools can tackle the recruitment crisis