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The Coalition Is in Danger of Doing the Right Thing About Gender in Schools

Posted 11 December 2011 | 16:05:10 (EST)

A WEEK IN GENDER AND SCHOOLING

If you're in any way involved in issues of gender and education, this has been an interesting week. Most positive has been the number of voices in government and the media calling for proper attention to gender equality issues in schooling.


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Consultant For a Day

Posted 29 November 2011 | 12:25:22 (EST)

I'm aware that the last thing on many teachers' minds, when it comes to the 30 November, is the deadline for the government's consultation on the National Curriculum. The proposed day of strike action over cuts to teachers' pensions is a somewhat more resonant issue.

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Hello, Mr. Chips? Schoolteachers and Sexism

1 Comments | Posted 9 November 2011 | 11:47:14 (EST)

Drop whatever you're doing. The Tories have given their myth-making machine a crank. Until 11th November, Michael Gove's department wants to hear from "stakeholders" about dusting off a relic. Democratic policies have failed to cure all ills, so it's time to whip out the cane and put the authoritarian boot...

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