Tag Archives: George Osborne

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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Academies – Democracy, Autonomy, Choice, Privatisation – only one of the above.

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Let’s be clear: the announcement that George Osborne is providing funding to convert all schools to academies is not about autonomy. Let’s also be clear about the additional funding that the chancellor is providing to secondary schools for extended hours. … Continue reading

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The Governance of Schools

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There are some interesting facts in a recent YouGov poll about how the average voter in this country currently considers the ability of those in the top jobs of each political party. For instance, after making every imaginable mistake, including … Continue reading

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Children, their World, their Education – The Cambridge Review Part 2

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George Osborne was on the radio this morning, talking about his budget – obviously. However, he also claimed that the government’s education reforms are the most important thing the government is doing. This was a fairly startling thing for Mr … Continue reading

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