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All We Know Is... - Independent Thinking from Independent Thinking

All We Know Is... - Independent Thinking from Independent Thinking | UK Education news | Scoop.it
That Nick Gibb, is a Kent grammar school-educated chartered accountant That Nick Clegg is, erm... That there is no direct correlation between blazers and school achievement (except in the heads of Daily Mail-reading ...
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Cases go unheard in GTC 'shambles' - Times Educational Supplement

Telegraph.co.ukCases go unheard in GTC 'shambles'Times Educational Supplement“There could be potentially dozens of cases referred by heads which now go no further,” he told TES.
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Michael Gove faces legal action as rebel primary battles his academy plan

Michael Gove faces legal action as rebel primary battles his academy plan | UK Education news | Scoop.it
Victory for supporters of Downhills primary school could stall education secretary's ambitious plans countrywide (Michael Gove faces legal action as rebel primary battles his academy plan | Politics | The Observer
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Ruthless. Radical. Obdurate. Is this the new face of Michael Gove?

Ruthless. Radical. Obdurate. Is this the new face of Michael Gove? | UK Education news | Scoop.it
The education secretary claims his mission is to liberate schools from political control. So why is he trying to tell a London primary what to do? (RT @GuardianEdu: Ruthless. Radical. Obdurate. Is this the new face of Michael Gove?
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Teach Your Kids How To Code, Not How To Speak Chinese

Teach Your Kids How To Code, Not How To Speak Chinese | UK Education news | Scoop.it
Software is the language of the future. Make sure your children can speak it. (I'm all about software literacy, but prioritising coding over learning about another culture is wrong!
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Nick Gibb’s Reminds Me Why I Struggling | Kristian Still's Blog

Nick Gibb’s Reminds Me Why I Struggling | Kristian Still's Blog | UK Education news | Scoop.it
In a week where I have struggled with coding IF, and learnt a lot along the way, Nick Gibb's comments reminded me why I continue to struggle with IF.
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Can crowdsourcing shake up education? - Reuters

Can crowdsourcing shake up education? - Reuters | UK Education news | Scoop.it
Can crowdsourcing shake up education?Reuters"You've got this sort of massive marketplace that is irrational," said Salerno, a prior cofounder of Seattle-based startup Teach First, an online video database designed to help newer teachers that was...
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London set for free wi-fi boost

London set for free wi-fi boost | UK Education news | Scoop.it
Mobile operator O2 announces plans to install 'Europe's biggest' free wi-fi zone in London in time for the Olympics.
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Free schools 'won't boost access'

Free schools 'won't boost access' | UK Education news | Scoop.it
Research suggests the government's flagship free schools policy is unlikely to boost access to good schools or raise standards.
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ATL comment on Michael Gove's speech about academies

ATL comment on Michael Gove's speech about academies (Are there better alternatives to #Academies?
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West Sussex Teachers Association Weblog: Anti Academies ...

The views of the Anti Academies Alliance on the disgraceful behaviour of Oasis ought to give their supporters in Horsham pause for thought. Students protest as 12 teachers sacked from OASIS mediacity academy Salford ...
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Cuts in education continue from libraries to outdoor centres - The Guardian

Cuts in education continue from libraries to outdoor centres - The Guardian | UK Education news | Scoop.it
Cuts in education continue from libraries to outdoor centresThe GuardianAlan Gibbons Author and organiser of the Campaign for the Book • Librarians not only improve literacy by encouraging reading for pleasure, they also develop information...
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Nick Gibb speech on school improvement - The Department for Education

Schools Minister Nick Gibb’s speech to the North of England Education Conference – 6 January 2012.
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Social care and education biggest challenges in 2012 - The Guardian (blog)

Social care and education biggest challenges in 2012 - The Guardian (blog) | UK Education news | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Social care and education biggest challenges in 2012The Guardian (blog)The first flakes of the free schools movement and the avalanche of new academies are now being joined by concerted moves to allow schools to select pupils on...
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Nick Gibb speech on school improvement - The Department for Education

Schools Minister Nick Gibb’s speech to the North of England Education Conference – 6 January 2012.
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Michael Gove’s cadets to instil discipline

Michael Gove’s cadets to instil discipline | UK Education news | Scoop.it
UK News :: Michael Gove’s cadets to instil discipline - Breaking news from around the UK (Michael Gove's cadets to instil discipline http://t.co/BS6ejAfF...)...
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Schools 'overcharged in kit scam'

Schools 'overcharged in kit scam' | UK Education news | Scoop.it
Schools across the UK are being overcharged for IT equipment through mis-sold lease agreements, a BBC Radio 5 live investigation finds.
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Ruthless. Radical. Obdurate. Is this the new face of Michael Gove?

Ruthless. Radical. Obdurate. Is this the new face of Michael Gove? | UK Education news | Scoop.it
The education secretary claims his mission is to liberate schools from political control. So why is he trying to tell a London primary what to do?
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Will we see class sizes of 30+ in academies and free schools in the ...

Will we see class sizes of 30+ in academies and free schools in the ... | UK Education news | Scoop.it
Many academies and free schools are currently selling themselves on having “small class sizes”, but, looking into my crystal ball, I wonder whether we will be seeing big class sizes in many of these schools in the future.
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Anti Academies Alliance | URGENT contact your MP about forced ...

David Lammy has secured a debate in the House of Commons on the issue of 'forced academies'. This is very important as it is the first public scrutiny of how the Secretary of State is using new powers obtained under the ...
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Michael Gove has suddenly become the heir apparent to David Cameron

Michael Gove has suddenly become the heir apparent to David Cameron | UK Education news | Scoop.it
Columnists :: Michael Gove has suddenly become the heir apparent to David Cameron - Breaking news, sport, showbiz, pictures and video from the Daily and Sunday Express newspapers - updated 24/7 (RT @GarethMalone: Potter.
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Fury as education secretary Michael Gove rewards teacher pay freeze adviser with bumper pay rise - The Daily Record

Fury as education secretary Michael Gove rewards teacher pay freeze adviser with bumper pay rise - The Daily Record | UK Education news | Scoop.it
AN EDUCATION spin doctor has been given an £11,000 pay rise after telling teachers their pensions were being cut and their wages frozen.
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Michael Gove faces call to allow larger infant class sizes - The Guardian

Michael Gove faces call to allow larger infant class sizes - The Guardian | UK Education news | Scoop.it
The GuardianMichael Gove faces call to allow larger infant class sizesThe GuardianA London council is considering asking the education secretary, Michael Gove, to overturn one of Labour's key election pledges from 1997 and allow it to raise the...
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BBC News online publishes grossly misleading, anti-free schools article – Telegraph Blogs

BBC News online publishes grossly misleading, anti-free schools article – Telegraph Blogs | UK Education news | Scoop.it
BBC News online has published an extremely hostile piece about free schools this morning that is almost comically misleading.
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Rules on infant class sizes 'should be axed' - Telegraph.co.uk

Rules on infant class sizes 'should be axed' - Telegraph.co.uk | UK Education news | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukRules on infant class sizes 'should be axed'Telegraph.co.uk"We are building free schools in areas where there are place shortages and letting good schools to expand without limits to meet demand from parents.” Councillor Peter Walker,...
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