Here is Andy Burnham's speech
criticising the Coalition Government's education. The speech encapsulates many of the questions and criticisms which have been raised on this site and it is great to see that Andy Burnham took the opportunity at NASUWT to stand up for teachers and the comprehensive school system. I hope his message will reach parents, students and anyone else committed to resisting this government's plan for two-tier system of education, whose only outcome will be to segregate society for decades, perhaps even longer.
Andy Burnham also speaks of Gove not mentioning Sweden much these days and he brings up the Charter School study CREDO at Stanford University which showed that Charter schools had failed to revolutionise education in the US - two topics which the Adam Smith Institute report on profit-making free schools also skirted around.