Tag Archives: schools

Tristram Hunt’s Hippocratic oath: a bad policy from a weak shadow education secretary

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Attention is now focused on the fallout from Hunt’s policy rather than where it should be – on coalition education policy.

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How the coalition is privatising state education

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Never mind the future threat of for-profit schools, privatisation of English state schools is already underway.

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The Independent editorial that would make Gove proud

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Why is the Independent faithfully reproducing Department for Education propaganda?

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Education policy must acknowledge gender differences

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This year’s GCSE results show the biggest difference between boys’ and girls’ performance since 2003.

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Terrorist toddlers: no change at the Department for Education, then


There is a real cohesion problem Nicky Morgan hasn’t addressed, and it isn’t Trojan horse nurseries.

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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.

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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.

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

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The freedom afforded to academies is not working.

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


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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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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