The Learning Renaissance

Another Government U-turn as return to ‘halcyon’ days proves an illusion!


As a former History teacher, I’ve done the calculations  and I think the Tory government is looking to recreate the year 1955 in its backward looking education policy.

The fetish with grammar schools, the preoccupation with testing, all points to a society and economy geared to meet the demands of the 1950s.

Unfortunately, whenever the government policy announcements touch reality they prove to be impractical and counter-productive…

Read the full story on the BBC website: Plans to make pupils resit Sats axed | BBC News


About educationalist04

Dazed and confused much of the time but convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans.

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