Tag Archives: Stephen Twigg

We need a democracy fit for the 21st century

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When whole chunks of the electorate don’t vote, this seriously calls into question the long-term health of our democracy, writes Katie Ghose.

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Twigg: Gove is the “enemy of promise”

Shadow education secretary Stephen Twigg MP responds to today’s school league tables.

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Twigg: Gove’s plans will ‘take us back to the 19th century’ and risk a “decade of decline”

Stephen Twigg today warns Michael Gove’s Ebacc plans risk “ushering in a decade of economic decline”, taking Britain back to a ’19th-century education system’.

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Comment: Labour wants a true baccalaureate approach in education

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TweetStephen Twigg MP, Shadow Education Secretary Labour has today called a debate in Parliament on the Government’s shambolic plan for changes to exams at 16. We do need to reform our education system so that it equips young people with the skills, knowledge and resilience that they need to play their part in the economy […]

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Lab 2012: Twigg attacks “extreme” Gove and outlines “One Nation education” plans

Shadow education secretary Stephen Twigg today attacked Michael Gove as “extreme and out of touch” in his “One Nation education” Labour conference speech today.

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Ofsted chief refuses to support Gove’s two-tier examination reforms

Will Michael Gove take on the overwhelming advice and opinion from the experts and renege on his unpopular plans to reform?

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Addressing the challenge of transforming childcare

Stephen Twigg, Yvette Cooper and Liam Byrne write for Left Foot Forward on Labour’s plans for better childcare.

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Non-academies do just as well as academies

Official figures show non-academies do just as well as academies, explains Henry Stewart, a founder member of the Local schools Network.

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Progress Annual Conference 2011: Winning Back Britain

Progress invites you to its annual conference, where a range of speakers will discuss the state of the Labour party, policies and the political challenges ahead.

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