Wallace is well up, Gove down, and Patel much the same in the wake of that bullying report – and Johnson and Hancock just outside negative ratings.
Posts Tagged: Gavin Williamson MP
The Department of Education confirmed GCSEs and A Levels will go ahead in England for 2021, albeit with measures to help students affected by Covid.
John Bald: Churchill was right. Exams should enable people to show what they can do. Not find out what they can’t.
Questions need to be set on every topic in each syllabus – with schools allowed to direct pupils to the parts of the paper they have covered.
We could, if lost time really is the objection to 2021’s exams going ahead, shorten the Easter holidays and pay teachers a bonus for extra work.
Public attitudes have become more relaxed about school reopenings. But the battle is not over for the Government.
Unions are pushing for more closures and a rota system. It’s imperative the Department of Education fights its corner.
All in all, it’s much of a muchness – with Douglas Ross down by about 25 points, now that his Party Conference coverage has faded.
Mark Lehain: “The Government stands unequivocally against critical race theory.” The significance of Badenoch’s speech this week.
The Campaign for Common Sense has four simple, low-effort, suggestions as to how schools can be helped to get back on track.
The devolved Adult Education Budget ensures that every pound delivers more qualifications that employers actually want.
It’s a rotten springboard from which to vault into Party Conference as it begins today. But what goes down may go back up.
WATCH: Lammy on universities – “Williamson needs to come to the House tomorrow and explain what he’s going to do”
The Education Secretary must make sure that: “young people can receive their education and they can get the testing that they now deserve”.
The future was that we would be colour-blind. Instead, wokeism tells us we should see each other as members of different races.
Last month, he was sixth from top. Now, he is eighth from bottom. Only six Ministers have a satisfaction rating of more than half.
Dr Meadows said that all sorts of trials had taken place. The point is: why not this one, which would have allowed problems to be identified in advance?
Iain Dale: Davey is the new LibDem leader. But only 57 per cent of his party’s members could be bothered to vote.
Plus: Any Questions, Cross Question, why Williamson and Gibb should go – and why Johnson’s masks policy isn’t a U-turn.
Iain Dale: How many Cabinet members would make your fantasy Cabinet? I count five. And it gets worse…
Plus: incompetence, resignations, non-resignations, reputations, my holiday, Any Questions and Finkelstein’s book.