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Dear Nicky…. An Open Letter

Originally posted on teacherhead:
Dear Nicky Congratulations on your re-appointment as Secretary of State for Education.  Education Policy had rather a low profile in the General Election, but I’m sure  you’ll be returning to the DFE with renewed determination to…

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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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Tristram Hunt’s Speech to the ASCL Conference – More Looking Back to Move Forwards

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In a week in which we listened to a lecture from Tony Little, headmaster of Eton College, entitled “Looking Back to Move Forwards”, it was interesting that Tristram Hunt chose to include a quote from the first Labour Party Minister … Continue reading

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Immersive, Not Coercive.

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As we were saying yesterday – it’s been an interesting week, and an interesting month in education. For a start there was the well-attended ‘Festival of Education‘ at the London University Institute of Education, which turned out to be something … Continue reading

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