Schools speaking up for themselves

Lightman, Brian
June 2012
Education Review;Summer2012, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p13
Academic Journal
The 2011 review of the National Curriculum was not something that the teaching profession asked for. In spite of an excellently researched, wide ranging and thought-provoking report by the Expert Panel the review was severely constrained by a remit which appeared to reflect Ministerial opinion more than a well-researched case for change. This article calls on the teaching profession to rise to the Government's offer of autonomy and take back the leading role over what is taught in their schools.


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