Primary Education News

6 Sep '14

News Tristram Hunt accuses Tories of 'taking standards backwards' in education

Shadow education secretary claims government is focused on school structures rather than on the quality of teachingAcademic standards are increasing at a slower rate in academies that have converted under new rules introduced by Michael Gove than in schools that changed their status under the last government, according to new figures.Tristram Hunt, the shadow education secretary, said the figures showed that the Tories are guilty of "taking standards backwards" as they focus on school structures rather than on the quality of teaching. The figures were released by the Department for Education to Labour after a Freedom of Information request. Continue reading...

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