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Ken Baker describes how Gove & colleagues have failed for last 10 years


On Monday while MPs in the House of Commons were arguing about whether to hold election no 3 in four and a half years, their colleagues in the House of Lords took part in a debate under the title “Vocational … Continue reading

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“We’re introducing” means very little!


In last weeks budget Philip Hammond made the following statement We’re introducing T-levels. And today I provide a further £20m to support FE colleges to prepare for them. Whilst this was hardly a detailed statement, it did indicate a sense of immediacy, … Continue reading

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Government deceit or pure stupidity


In the last few days two separate proposals have emerged from the Government which gives the impression that they wish to improve the lives of people in our communities whilst at the same time ignoring completely the fact that they … Continue reading

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When does the DfE get inspected?


The impact of an Ofsted inspection is huge on the education provider concerned, irrespective of what level of education the provider offers. The same is true of the inspections carried out by a body known as ISI who carry out … Continue reading

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The Government must fund its educational promises


In July when Schools were preparing to send pupils home for their Summer break, Justine Greening the Secretary of State for Education announced that she intends to rearrange the way in which schools are funded and in preparation for future … Continue reading

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Nash leaves and Agnew arrives


The departure of Lord Nash from the Department for Education as Academies Minister and his replacement of soon to be Sir, Theodore Agnew will ensure that the Department once again benefits from wealthy businessmen who have turned some of their … Continue reading

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Corruption in Education


Over the Summer one of the topics being debated in the press as well as on social media was the pay of senior people in our Universities. One focus of this was the pay of the Vice Chancellor of Bath … Continue reading

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Government statements need regulating


Understandably there are rules about what food manufacturers can print on the side of the packets of food we buy, and also regulations regarding how companies can advertise their goods. The same is true in other sectors of our consumer … Continue reading

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Our schools policy is in chaos


When the leader of Conservative dominated Kent County Council and Chair of the County Councils network decides to speak out against a Conservative Government and its policies, one would expect that the Government will listen and taking account of what … Continue reading

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Buried announcement is good news


On Thursday Justine Greening made a short statement to the House of Commons on the subject Technical and Further Education. In total her speech consisted of five short paragraphs and the fourth paragraph was on a slightly different theme “The “Schools … Continue reading

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