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Doubts grow over the success of Sweden’s free schools experiment

January 19th, 2012 at 9:49 am » Comments (0)

The Guardian  - Richard Orange in Malmö - guardian.co.uk, Saturday 10 September 2011 21.25 BST • This article was corrected and footnoted on 27 September 2011. All over the Swedish port city of Malmö ...more »

‘Free Schools and lack of Transparency’

August 30th, 2011 at 9:15 pm » Comments (0)

  In a government determined to cut public spending and deliver choice and competition in public services, Michael Gove has been one of the most successful performers.   The pace of the education secretary's reforms ...more »

Hidden Costs of Free Schools

August 30th, 2011 at 9:09 pm » Comments (0)

  The controversial Tory initiative to set up free schools received fast-track public funding after fierce lobbying from education secretary Michael Gove's inner circle of advisers, according to leaked emails.   Civil servants were urged that ...more »

NAHT criticises suggestions that free schools can offer better services than their mainstream equivalents

July 6th, 2011 at 4:41 pm » Comments (0)

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) General Secretary Russell Hobby  notes that "This 'freedom' for free schools and academies is another mirage that downplays and ignores the substantial innovations in ...more »

Whoops another free school popping up!

July 2nd, 2011 at 10:11 am » Comments (0)

  It would be great to hear your opinions! more »

Allan Beavis asks if Hyman’s article is synchronicity or just commercial interest?s

June 20th, 2011 at 9:04 am » Comments (0)

Peter Hyman – an eloquent voice of the Free School movement. But even he makes grandiose and unsubstantiated claims. The Sunday Times today profiles Peter Hyman and his experiences in schools ...more »

Maybe being a free school is now old hat

June 18th, 2011 at 11:38 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_206" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Fiona Millar"][/caption] The Michaela Community School Prompted by a few threads on this site, I have had a look at the website for school being proposed by Katharine ...more »

Why North Lambeth Doesn’t Need a Free School

June 8th, 2011 at 7:12 pm » Comments (0)

Download pdf here:Lambeth Free School 4pp A5                               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 »
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