Primary Education News

3 Jun '14

News Education experts voice fury over Ofsted's 'Trojan Horse' schools inquiry

Sir Tim Brighouse leads attack on watchdog's investigations into claims that conservative Muslims infiltrated Birmingham schoolsAn ideology "at odds with traditional British values" has taken hold at the schools inspectorate Ofsted, a group of leading educationalists and Muslim leaders have warned.Led by Sir Tim Brighouse, a former chief education officer in Birmingham, the 20 experts unhappy at the way Ofsted has conducted inspections into schools allegedly infiltrated by conservative Muslims say in a letter to the Guardian that it is at risk of compromising political independence by producing "tarnished reports". Continue reading...

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