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Main Party Manifestos On Education

manifestos on education

If you want to know what each of the main political parties are offering ,look at the main party manifestos on education. We’ve pulled them together here. The Labour manifesto on education TOWARDS A NATIONAL EDUCATION SERVICE EARLY YEARS Currently, there is a gap between the end of maternity leave and the beginning of full-time schooling. This gap can make ... Read More »

Ofsted warn of educational north south divide

Sir Michael Wilshaw, Ofsted’s Chief Inspector of Schools, has warned of an educational north south divide between levels of schooling in England. Wilshaw called the situation “deeply troubling” as Ofsted highlighted that pupils in the south are more likely to attend a good or outstanding secondary school than their peers in the north or the Midlands. More than 400,000 pupils ... Read More »

Education study looks at the effect of longer lessons

We all know the feeling of being rushed for time in the classroom. For students it can mean hurried lessons, where there is barely time to take things in or ask questions, while for teachers it can mean a race against the clock to get a class settled, teach what is required, and get ready for the next lesson. With ... Read More »

Calls made for mandatory drug education in schools after teen dies

The parents of a 16-year-old boy who died after taking the drug ecstasy have asked that drug education is made mandatory in schools across the UK.  Daniel Spargo-Mabbs of Addiscombe died after taking the drug at an illegal warehouse party on January 20th last year. He and his friends bought 2.5 grams of MDMA before heading to the rave in ... Read More »

British values – schools react

Former education secretary, Michael Gove signed off from his position with a call that British schools should teach ‘British Values.’ This was seen by many as a direct result of the ‘Trojan Horse’ plot by extremist Muslim groups to infiltrate some state-funded schools in Birmingham. The call to teach a set of ‘British Values’ in schools was once-again reignited following ... Read More »

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