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Towards a National Education Service: Part 2

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Below is part 2 of our response to the Labour Party’s Policy Consultation on Education. Comments welcome. ……………………………………. What should a National Education Service be for and what values should it and the draft charter embody?     What amendments, if … Continue reading

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Towards a National Education Service: Part One

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The Labour Party policy consultation on education has now closed, and we hope that educators, parents and Labour party members took time to contribute to the important proposals for a National Education Service. The notion of a National Education Service … Continue reading

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Education, Structures and Advice – for Lucy Powell

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Education can’t stand still and neither should it. Political interference in education is well known and rightly condemned. The teaching profession has endured more intrusive meddling than any other profession – by politicians with no experience of teaching or of … 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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Over to You, Tristram

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The Guardian Education Manifesto article yesterday has provided plenty of food for thought – for us, at least. We hope it’s had a similar effect on Tristram Hunt and his team within the Labour Party. Neither David Blunkett’s review of … Continue reading

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Compass Education: Radical Approaches to Education Conference – Part Two

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Following the thought-provoking keynote speeches that we outlined in our previous post about this conference, there were a range of workshops to choose from. Education is an extensive subject and the workshops reflected that, despite the fact that an afternoon … Continue reading

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Caroline Benn Memorial Lecture

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This year’s Caroline Benn Memorial Lecture was given by Stephen Twigg, Shadow Secretary for Education. The meeting took place in the Houses of Commons Committee rooms. Before summarising the meeting – lecture and questions, we would like to mention two … Continue reading

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