At the Mad Hatter’s tea party, the March Hare tells Alice that she should say what she means.
‘I do,’ Alice replied; ‘at least—at least I...Read More
‘Gove rants at clock-watching civil servants’
Sunday Times, 21 January 2018
The Environment Secretary ‘accused senior civil servants...Read More
‘They don’t give a monkey’s what the music is, whether it’s Schubert in German or the theme from Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines,...Read More
I’ve had no problems in the past getting the names of academies which have changed hands in a particular period. I’ve asked the Department of...Read More
When a contractor on a public contract enters into a sub-contract, there must be a clause in the sub-contract saying payment of valid invoices...Read More
It’s over five years since the Olympic Games security saga. The army had to be hauled in because private contractor G4S didn’t provide enough...Read More
‘It’s too hasty to claim that these improvements [in global reading test PIRLS] are attributable to policy changes…’ says the Department for...Read more
Perhaps it was suffering a New Year’s Eve hangover. Perhaps it was January blues.
Whatever the excuse, the statement by the Department for...Read more
It’s nearly two years since Liam Nolan, CEO of Perry Beeches Academy Trust (PBAT), left under a cloud. PBAT had been slapped with a Financial...Read more
Ofsted had recommended that reception teachers should teach children to read using systematic synthetic phonics.
All the evidence shows...Read more
It was ‘totally necessary’ for the ‘tight-knit team’ around former schools minister Michael Gove to use ‘fear, surprise, ruthless efficiency’ to...Read more
Ministers have insisted GCSE reforms were essential to bring England in line with countries which perform highly in the three-yearly international...Read more