7 Jun '14

News Trojan horse row: Labour calls for new Ofsted school inspection criteria

Tristam Hunt attacks Michael Gove handling of the alleged Birmingham schools plot and calls for changeLabour has called for a new inspection requirement for state schools to deliver a "broad and balanced" curriculum, in the wake of claims that Islamist extremists have tried to influence teaching in 21 schools in Birmingham.Days ahead of the expected conclusion of an Ofsted inquiry into the disputed "Trojan horse" claims, the shadow education secretary, Tristram Hunt, accused Michael Gove of allowing education to be "skewed", school staff subjected to gender discrimination, and children exposed to extremist views in Birmingham, and called on him to go to the Commons on Monday to explain his actions to MPs. Continue reading...

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