The elephant in the corner of the education system

Checking through Twitter earlier I noticed the wave of indignation that normally indicates a TV appearance by English Education Secretary Michael Gove, and lo and behold he had been holding forth on the Andrew Marr show on various topics, including the forthcoming teachers strike. But it wasn’t that that got me thinking, so much as […]

Purpos/ed – My year 7 form on the future of education!

Being bogged down first in coursework and then in the run up to our inspection I didn’t sign up to take part in either of the first two purpos/ed campaigns, although I did follow them all with interest. For anyone who doesn’t know, purpos/ed is a grassroots movement talking about the purpose of education in […]