28 Sep '14

News Labour presses Nicky Morgan to drop Gove policy on unqualified teachers

Tristram Hunt says education secretarys conference speech will be big test of how she plans to differ from predecessorLabour has called on the education secretary, Nicky Morgan, to abandon the policy of allowing unqualified teachers in the classroom, amid speculation that plans are being considered to extend initial teacher training from two years to three.Morgan is due to address her first Conservative party conference as education secretary this week, where she will attempt to distinguish herself from her predecessor, Michael Gove, and set out her vision for teachers and schools. As part of a continuing charm offensive, she is expected to talk about teachers workloads. Continue reading...

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