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Sir Michael Wilshaw, CentreForum and Comprehensive Education

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Earlier this month Sir Michael Wilshaw gave a speech at CentreForum – a charity that “develops evidence-based research to influence both national debate and policy making”. Wilshaw’s speech was largely focused on attainment and projected outcomes – as one would … Continue reading

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Gove versus the real issues in education

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This week Michael Gove has made further declarations about the “success” in increasing educational attainment since he came to office.  He recounted a huge list of statistics that, in his opinion, demonstrated how “standards” have improved and how the stringent, … Continue reading

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The Importance of “Soft Skills”: A BCC Manifesto on Skills and Employment

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In recent posts we’ve reflected on the Compass Education conference and the “Making Education Work” report from Sir Roy Anderson and Pearson Education. We’ve also referred to the British Chambers of Commerce’s “Skills and Employment” manifesto. A link to this … Continue reading

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