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#Dear Justine: Helpful Hints – Part Two

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Here are some more thoughts from Twitter on what ought to be the priorities for the new Secretary of State for Education – Justine Greening. (See also our previous compilation of tweets using hashtag – #DearJustine.) https://3diassociates.wordpress.com/2016/07/15/dear-justine-helpful-hints-part-one/ As we said … Continue reading

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Education: A fresh start for the Labour Party

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Yesterday we were asked the following question on Twitter by @corbyn50plus, in response to a remark about education: “What do you think Labour can do besides oppose Tory policy?” It’s an important question. For years it’s been pointed out that … Continue reading

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#TellNickyNO

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23rd March 2016, people will come together – in London, Manchester, Sheffield, Coventry, Birmingham and elsewhere – to campaign against the undemocratic decision to make all schools academies. We urge you to join any local action if you are able … Continue reading

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No to Forced Academies. Yes to a Better System of Education in England.

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Ironically, George Osborne may have done children, teachers, parents and educators a huge favour when he announced the government’s decision to convert all schools to academies. This budget announcement has galvanised opinion and action from those who are dedicated and … Continue reading

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Morgan v Gove – A Fight Over Education?

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“Education chief fights back in battle with Michael Gove over schools” – Guardian headline http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/dec/06/nicky-morgan-battle-michael-gove-schools Hmmm. Can this really be true? Or could the Guardian be stirring a pot of half-truths? The paper goes on to say: The education secretary, … Continue reading

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University Education: Value for Money?

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A recent survey from the consumer group “Which?” confirmed previous reports that university students don’t think they’re getting value for money. The fact that it’s a consumer group compiling such a report speaks volumes in itself. Since the demise of … Continue reading

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Festival of Education: The Politicians Speak

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The Festival of Education at Wellington gives those interested in education the opportunity to listen and speak to those who have determined policy over the decades. As previously reported, the first morning brought Kenneth Baker to the festival, with a … Continue reading

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