Hundreds of teachers have signed up for a new no-strike legal service offering an alternative to trade union membership, it was claimed today.
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David Cameron faces backlash from Conservative right as Ukip attract votes from 'blue-collar Tories'
Saturday 02 March 2013
Coming in third - after UKIP - seen as evidence that PM's rebranding campaign has gone too far
Friday 01 March 2013
Improved test scores are a far better measure of success than student surveys
Wednesday 27 February 2013
The law of unintended consequences has struck again. One aspect of Education Secretary Michael Gove's national curriculum review that was greeted with well nigh unanimous acclaim was the decision to make the learning of a language compulsory for children from the age of seven.
Friday 22 February 2013
Wednesday 20 February 2013
For every action, there is an alternative reaction – which you just cannot predict.
Monday 18 February 2013
Civil servants in Education Secretary Michael Gove’s department have voted for strike action over plans to axe 1,000 jobs. Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) backed walkouts by a two-to-one majority – with nine out of ten of those who voted giving the green light for industrial action short of strike.
Friday 15 February 2013
Gove turns a blind eye to any opposition from schools. They are seen as 'enemies of promise'
Thursday 14 February 2013
Education watchdog says sessions fail to build up strength or stamina of children
Plans to introduce flagship new qualification to replace GCSEs are 'a bridge too far', says Michael Gove
Thursday 07 February 2013
Triumph for arts subjects as Education Secretary admits to botching reform
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Most of the people who want to change things don't know enough to do it; while most of the people who have that knowledge don’t want to change a thing.
English Baccalaureate plans from Michael Gove 'threaten to wreck' stability of entire examination system
Thursday 31 January 2013
Education Secretary's proposals come under fire
Coalition set to clash over removal of 'greatest black Briton' Mary Seacole from National Curriculum
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Sources close to Nick Clegg say he is determined to stop Michael Gove's plans
Sunday 27 January 2013
'For a self-styled visionary Mr Gove demonstrates a paucity of imagination
Monday 21 January 2013
Pressure to study academic subjects is leading to thousands of teenagers dropping out of A-level studies, according to a report to be released today.
Thursday 17 January 2013
Schools should also recruit more ex-armed service personnel, urges Labour
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
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