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Opinion: Michael Gove’s plans are a disaster for schools

Credit ITN

The publication last week of the All-Party Parliamentary Select Committee’s damning report into changes in qualifications at 16, signals a step-change in attitudes towards Michael Gove’s so-called ‘Education Revolution.’

The report makes for unsettling reading from a Liberal Democrat point of view.  And even Tory MP Graham Stuart, Chair of the Education Committee warns:

We have serious concerns about the Government’s proposed timetable for change. Ministers want to introduce a new qualification, require a step-change in standards, and alter the way exams are administered, all at the same time. We believe

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  • User AvatarPeter 26th Nov - 9:17pm
    T-J -Now consider an all powerful EU, further down the federal path with more accumulated powers. The people of Europe will still have the expectation...
  • User AvatarPeter 26th Nov - 8:41pm
    T-J - Spoken like a true federalist. The EU never ever took the people of Europe with it. The EU was designed to exclude democratic...
  • User AvatarDenis Loretto 26th Nov - 8:33pm
    @Raddiy At no time did I say that EU membership anchored any company to the UK. I said and still say that exit from the...
  • User AvatarIan 26th Nov - 8:28pm
    Broadly agree with the article. The trouble is that our politicians live in one of the few worlds where there is greater cost in appearing...
  • User AvatarDavid Raw 26th Nov - 8:25pm
    Glad to pick up from Susan's speech : "The most vulnerable elderly tend to live in the most deprived communities, with the narrowest council tax...
  • User Avatarjedibeeftrix 26th Nov - 8:02pm
    delighted to see that my participation in these threads is no longer essential. here is a suggestion; that we adopt whatever relationship the eu is...