I still believe that education is far too important to be left in the hands of politicians. That said, Labour and others need to come up with a credible plan for education… otherwise we will be stuck with a Conservative ideology for many, many years to come. This blog, from Kevin Bartle articulates the need for an effective plan.
This was first posted on the Labour Teachers blog site.
Keven Bartle is the Headteacher of Canons High School in Edgware, NW London, which is a Teaching School as part of the Canons Park Alliance. He is lifelong Labour supporter from one of the few remaining bastions of Labour support, the North East. He tweets as @kevbartle, blogs at dailygenius.wordpress.com and does so in very much a personal capacity.
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