Government has left a void in education, teachers and educators must assume responsibility

The minority Conservative government is teetering. They have no authority, they have no programme and they have no ideas. The Queen’s speech today was thin, the Conservative General Election manifesto has been ditched. The Queen’s speech intended to allow government to cling to power. So weakened is Theresa May and the Conservative government, it looksContinue reading “Government has left a void in education, teachers and educators must assume responsibility”

We all need to get out there and make sure we elect a Labour government

This is a plea, primarily, to those working in education: teachers, teaching assistants, lecturers, professors and administrative staff. This is the sector that I work in. But it is also a plea to all. The General Election, on June 8th, is probably one of the most important elections for a generation.  It may look likeContinue reading “We all need to get out there and make sure we elect a Labour government”

The Labour Party’s radical vision for education: the opportunity of a lifetime

The Labour Party offers a bold and radical vision for the future of education. Here, I look at the economics and consider the possiblities