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Ken Baker describes how Gove & colleagues have failed for last 10 years


On Monday while MPs in the House of Commons were arguing about whether to hold election no 3 in four and a half years, their colleagues in the House of Lords took part in a debate under the title “Vocational … Continue reading

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Our schools policy is in chaos


When the leader of Conservative dominated Kent County Council and Chair of the County Councils network decides to speak out against a Conservative Government and its policies, one would expect that the Government will listen and taking account of what … Continue reading

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One of our Ministers is missing


On 1st July 2016 the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Childcare and Education, Sam Gyimah spoke at the annual conference National Day Nurseries Association where he announced that he would be reviewing the staff structure to deliver the 30 hours of free … Continue reading

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Queen Canute


At a time when politicians are seen as deeply untrustworthy by many people in our society, for a senior politician to publish statistics and then ask the public to ignore them seems destined to go one way only. If the data … Continue reading

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Another fine mess ….


This years Queens speech seems to be full of half truths, lies and unrealistic promises, far in excess of some of its predecessors. Two of the clauses Queen Elizabeth was asked to read out on Wednesday were:     My government … Continue reading

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Educating our children


Although Nicky Morgan is now performing a U turn on George Osborne’s policy of forcing all Schools to become Academies, the idea that she will instead force all Local Authorities deemed to be failing in their educational responsibility to turn … Continue reading

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Education in crisis


The Governments plan to force all local schools to become academies, announced by George Osborne on 16th March during this years budget has created evident tension at various high profile meetings between Teachers and Government Ministers from the Department for … Continue reading

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Divide and conquer


As Parliament debates the latest educational white paper which includes the proposal on forced Academisation of our Schools, our MPs are not alone. There are public discussions taking place across England and Wales, along with less public and perhaps even … Continue reading

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A Democratic Dictatorship?


Last week the Government announced their refusal to debate holding a public enquiry or referendum into their plans to force all Schools to become Academies, despite the fact that nearly 200,000 people petitioned them to do so. As one of … Continue reading

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A revealing statement – unfit for purpose?


This comment made by the Minister of State at the Department for Education, Nick Gibb reveals why Gibb and his boss, Nicky Morgan are determined to force all Schools to become academies. The comment was made over the weekend, the two abbreviations are LA … Continue reading

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