Tag Archives: Education

Elitism and social discrimination persist, but what is to blame?

We should be clear: schools, universities, and leading firms all have a part to play in the continuation of elitism and social class discrimination

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Trojan horse and the unbearable silliness of the denialists

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Denial and deflection over extremism is a disservice to Muslim communities.

Posted in A Britain We All Call Home | Also tagged , , , , | 41 Responses

Anyone interested in education can learn from the Haberdashers Aske’s debacle

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The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation scandal exposes Labour’s lack of policy on academies and free schools.

Posted in Public Services for All | Also tagged , , , | 2 Responses

Gove may be gone, but his legacy is in safe hands

Gove is gone but his legacy is in safe hands.

Posted in Good Society | Also tagged , | 5 Responses

What should Labour be saying on free schools?

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Data to be released next week looks set to reignite questions over Labour’s education policy.

Posted in Public Services for All | Also tagged , , , | 14 Responses

Questions to Michael Gove from a concerned Haberdashers’ Aske’s parent

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The freedom afforded to academies is not working.

Posted in Public Services for All | Also tagged , , | 6 Responses

Don’t put it past Gove –the founder of Carphone Warehouse really could be the next chair of Ofsted

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The Tory donor has his own academy chain and a financial interest in selling technology to schools: what could possibly go wrong?

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Private school kids will earn £200,000 more

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Children who attend private school will earn almost £200,000 more that state school pupils in the first 16 years of their career.

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For all Gove’s talk of parental choice, fewer pupils got their chosen secondary this year

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There is increasing pressure on school places and Michael Gove’s policies are making things worse.

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Sulivan Primary set to be saved in triumph of local democracy

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Still think voting is pointless? A Labour council has just saved an award-winning school which the Tories had planned to close.

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