21 Jul '14

News Nicky Morgan to follow Gove policies on free schools and exam system

New education secretary delivers a blow to hopes she will slow down the government's most controversial changesNicky Morgan, the new education secretary, has pledged to carry on the work of Michael Gove by radically expanding free schools, supporting unqualified teachers and keeping changes to the exam system, despite the unpopularity of her predecessor with teachers.Many in the education establishment rejoiced at the departure of Gove and were hoping the reshuffle would lead to Morgan slowing down or halting some of the government's most controversial changes. Continue reading...

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