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Posts Tagged: academies
Whatever happened to the Big Society? 3) Peter Franklin: The values of the all-consuming state or market both deaden the human spirit
Even in an age of austerity, government has plenty of power and assets, which it could on a small-scale, experimental basis transfer to the control of community groups.
We need to renew that belief, that self-belief, and that optimism – about people, about society, about freedom and about human life – more than ever.
John Bald: Why is the Government wasting £100 million on a Quango that backs mixed ability teaching?
Free schools and academies have found that setting improves standards. It’s time to stop giving huge public funds to academics who disregard this evidence.
Too much of teachers’ time is still spent away from the classroom on paperwork and invented data.
Despite the growth in academies, finding talented people willing to serve as governors remains crucial.
The Chancellor has not always been well treated by his neighbour, and deserves support over public spending. But he has mishandled his internal position over Brexit.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
Other than saying, “the state should stay out of things”, they haven’t had much to say. This must change. They need to set out how they’d do things better.
The way it is behaving on the Isle of Wight is crass – and risks further damage to education outcomes.
She’s only been in power for a few months but there have already been ten notable policy changes.
“Leaving the EU does not mean we are stepping back from our commitment to the security of our continent.” Fallon’s Conference Speech: full text
Defeating Daesh will help keep Britain’s streets safe.
But too often the switch to comprehensives meant mixed ability, equality of outcomes and the head being beaten up.
They will be adding to a diverse state education system far removed from the binary system of the past.
Far from a throwback to the past, the public needs urgently to see that this welcome debate is about equipping us for a post-Brexit future.