Tag Archives: Michael Gove

Do academies raise standards? The “ideology” of rushed, forced academisation without consultation (Updates)

27 Oct

Do academies raise standards? The “ideology” of rushed, forced academisation without consultation (Updates)

The Education and Adoption Bill and measures on “coasting” schools. Plus updates on forced academisation programme and Queen’s Speech.

Little has changed in education since 2001 #TheresaMay

12 Jul

Little has changed in education since 2001 #TheresaMay

In 2001, a certain Theresa May MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education, addressed the PAT [now Voice] Annual Conference….

“Parental trigger” or shooting oneself in the foot?

16 Sep

“Parental trigger” or shooting oneself in the foot?

The New Schools Network is calling for the introduction of a “parental trigger” that could ultimately lead to the removal of a school’s headteacher.

Are the media to blame for “putting people off” teaching? (Nicky Morgan) Politicians? Ofsted?

9 Jun

Are the media to blame for “putting people off” teaching? (Nicky Morgan) Politicians? Ofsted?

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has blamed the mainstream media for “putting people off” joining the teaching profession with negative coverage of the profession.

Implementing policy

23 Jul

Implementing policy

By Voice General Secretary Deborah Lawson