Posts Tagged ‘gove’

So I was on Twitter. @TeacherROAR – who I follow – retweeted an item from @NUTSouthWest – who I don’t – which in turn quoted figures from an article in the Independant. Gove is spending estimated £39,616 on every Free School student and just £4,000 on those in 6th Form Colleges. @teacherROAR — NUT South […]

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This will be a short post, partly because I’ve got lots of other things on the go and partly because I’m too angry about what appears to have happened. I say appears because I truly hope things aren’t as they seem, for the sake of our students. In January – and at points since then – […]

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I’d just like to contrast two parts of the speech that Gove made (taken from the online document, not sure how closely he stuck to the script) at the Spectator Conference. I promise, after this I’m sticking to pedagogy for a bit, I’ve had enough of politics. Michael Gove faced criticism from an unexpected source […]

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Gove’s Resit

26Jun12

I was already planning to type up a few more developments in the #govelevels saga. Reading that Gove is to blame pretty much everyone except politicians for the difficulties in the exam system just means I’m finding it a little hard to be balanced. I’ll do my best, because I partly wonder if his intent […]

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#govelevels

24Jun12

Well, it’s been an interesting few days. I offer no apology for my knee-jerk reaction to the news that our Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, was proposing a return to two distinct tiers (caution, DailyMail link) at age 16. I’ve spent the last few days trying to track the story, as much as […]

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