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NUT/ATL Rally Against Forced Academies

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In spite of it being the very end of a long and busy term teachers and educators still found some time and energy to come together yesterday to give Nicky Morgan and George Osborne, and their government, a resounding “No!” … 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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Opposition to the new Education Bill

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According to an editorial in the Guardian “Nicky Morgan is wrong to remove parents’ right to object to a school being forced to convert to an academy” http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/22/guardian-view-education-bill-needs-improvement This is not only wrong – it’s an outrage. This is the … Continue reading

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Replacing Ofsted; Improving Accountability

Since its inception Ofsted has had its critics. Since its establishment, the focus for schools and for the education they provide has been on whatever Ofsted inspects – rather than what professionals think, feel and know are the most important … Continue reading

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