There are 26,000 teachers in Wales. Are 99.9 per cent of them really up to the job?
Posts Tagged: Education
Ironically, it is Michael Gove who is condemned as the ideologue. He is in fact the most anti-ideological of Education Secretaries.
From 2001-10 only 18 teachers were sacked for incompetence. What happens now?
Teaching in technical education in London at the time, I saw at first hand the strengths and weaknesses of the then Education Secretary’s radical reforming measure
What did Lambeth Council know? When did it know it?
Don’t over-promise, or you’ll be punished when you under-deliver.
Boris’s point was that the less able intellectually needed to be helped rather than abandoned.
Not too hot, not too cold: the Mayor only intervenes when the temperature, and the topic, are just right.
The academies programme is in reality granting greater autonomy – and therefore greater power – to the very people responsible for our current problems.
It seems wrong to call Michael Gove an “attack dog”, but there is still something increasingly canine about him in Government.
The London Schools Atlas shows us which areas pupils in each school comes from.
Modern centre-right politicians should focus on the cost of living, the housing crisis, worklessness, lack of educational attainment, poor quality childcare and welfare dependency.
All but one of the Bromley’s 17 secondary schools have converted to academies
There is no evidence that formal education for very young children helps to close the achievement gap.
Instead of damaging political cons like his Canute-like pledge to freeze prices, it is time to get energy back to the market.