Children's & Educational

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  • Standing up for Education

    What is education for? What should be taught? How should educational progress be measured? What are the real barriers to learning? How much testing is too much testing? Are schools being privatised? Who should control schools? These are just a few of the questions at the heart of a major debate over the future of education, schools and ‘academies’. Many of the issues in this debate are long-standing concerns that have found new relevance in new circumstances. Some of the issues are new, and demand an urgent and forceful answer. Standing up for Education offers a wide-ranging intervention in the education debate with contributions from teachers, politicians and students themselves. Its overall message is clear: current governmental policy is not fit for purpose and fails students and teachers alike. There are alternatives to excessive testing, teacher shortages, demoralisation and privatisation. Standing Up for Education shows the way. Learn More
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