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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Warning from Sweden as debate on profit heats up!

May 30th, 2011 at 4:02 pm » Comments (2)

Sweden's free school profits debate heats up While applications to starts privately-run, publicly-funded free schools (friskolor) are on the rise in Sweden, there is nevertheless gathering unease about the suitability of ...more »

Is Finland what Gove really had in mind?

May 26th, 2011 at 9:03 am » Comments (2)

  Are Finnish schools the best in the world? KEY FEATURES OF THE FINNISH EDUCATION SYSTEM All teachers must have a master's degree before they start teaching. Compulsory schooling starts at seven with voluntary ...more »

‘backward and uninformed’ – Black educationalist Gus John slams Birbalsingh’s proposed ‘free’ school in Lambeth

May 23rd, 2011 at 4:31 pm » Comments (3)

Professor Gus John - 'What is more, we cannot and should not seek to address the issue of black under-achievement in isolation from the other divisions in schooling and without ...more »

Do we really want this? Creationism ‘banned from free schools’

May 21st, 2011 at 11:01 pm » Comments (3)

Critics have warned that evangelical groups will be able to teach such ideas without interference, as free schools will not have to follow the national curriculum.But now the Department for ...more »

Controversial Plan “an insult to teachers”.

May 21st, 2011 at 10:00 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_54" align="alignleft" width="113" caption="Old Lilian Baylis School"][/caption] ‘Working-class school’ eyes up former campus A CONTROVERSIAL teacher who plans to open a free school for working-class kids is in talks over a ...more »

Andy Burnham Speech to Education 2011 Conference – 17th May

May 21st, 2011 at 5:35 pm » Comments (0)

'Today I’d like to talk to you about this Government’s approach to education in the context of their wider public service reforms, and to set out why this is a ...more »

Who we are – freeschools.sayingno.org

May 21st, 2011 at 10:43 am » Comments (1)

freeschools.sayingno.org We are a group of local parents, teachers and members of the local community opposed to the setting up of the Michaela 'free' school in Lambeth. We think that the planning ...more »

Newspaper articles on Free Schools

May 21st, 2011 at 8:26 am » Comments (1)

Private companies will run 'free schools' Tory free schools will spread inequality Anti-free school campaigners seek more transparency The coalition’s free schools dilemma More to follow... more »
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