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Education Manifestos in Detail: Part Four – The Green Party

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For our final post on the education election manifestos, we turn to the Green Party. Due to our electoral ‘first past the post’ system, the Green Party isn’t going to grasp the keys to Number 10. Neither are they going … Continue reading

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Education Manifestos in Detail: Part Three – Labour

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It’s hard to forget New Labour and its “Education, Education, Education” mantra which created a feeling of optimism that soon turned to despondency – once we realised what Blair and co meant by “education”. They were talking almost exclusively about … Continue reading

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Sir Michael Wilshaw, Ofsted and Early Years Education

To say that we’re aggrieved by Sir Michael’s latest statement that all children should have “structured” learning in school from the age of 2 is an understatement. And to think that he’s insistent that Ofsted is politically independent of the … Continue reading

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