The Schools’ Minister responds to our series this week – and says that some are pushing for a reheated agenda which would take this country back decades.
We have worked with Ofqual to put in place the best possible system.
“If we fail to address the very real areas in which the capitalist system is failing – a long period of left-wing, socialist government is surely on its way.”
England achieved its highest ever score in reading in 2016, moving from joint 10th to joint 8th in the PIRLS rankings.
Labour allowed fashionable theories to undermine effective teaching and foster mass innumeracy, but this Government is putting it right.
This week, hundreds of thousands of Year 10 pupils will start being taught the new and more rigorous English and maths qualification.
Whatever your opinion about the issue, it is not one that should be decided by the ECHR – and the Commons has made its view clear.