Education Secretary vows to tackle persistent absenteeism of children ‘head on’

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The Education Secretary has vowed to tackle persistent absenteeism of children “head on” in a drive to “escape the quicksand of disadvantage”. Nadhim Zahawi said the pupils who lose out the most from not being in school are likely to be vulnerable, disadvantaged and “cope least”. He was speaking at the conference of the NAHT school leaders’ union in London.

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