We’re off to hell in a hand cart, even though we’re all suited up.

Having watched Channel 4 news tonight, is there any wonder we are totally fucked. Apparently we have a Prime Minister who thinks the most important contribution he can make, is to compare his own sartorial elegance, a dapper suit, to the casual attire of the Leader of the Opposition. That his Health Secretary has apparently made  some dubious claims about the Junior Doctors, is determined … Continue reading We’re off to hell in a hand cart, even though we’re all suited up.

The #Gove Coloing buk

  Today I set about enriching my life in the traditional way of the working classes. Colouring in pictures of Britain’s foremost educationalist is, without doubt, the only way I can aspire to the standards set out by the great man himself. I recognise it is through my laziness that I have failed to achieve acceptance into the sainted halls of classical education. So it … Continue reading The #Gove Coloing buk

Gove was ‘despised’, says Nicky Morgan’s new mental health tsar | Schools Week

“Michael Gove was a “despised” and “divisive” education secretary who refused to acknowledge the link between mental health and academic performance”, says the present education secretary’s mental health tsar. She said Mr Gove’s refusal to accept the link between health and self-esteem and performance at school manifested in many ways, including a “narrowed curriculum”, “slashed budgets” and his “refusal to sign a mandate” ensuring a … Continue reading Gove was ‘despised’, says Nicky Morgan’s new mental health tsar | Schools Week

Michael Gove’s school reforms ‘ignored’ rise in pupils’ mental illness | Education | The Guardian

Michael Gove’s school reforms ‘ignored’ rise in pupils’ mental illness | Education | The Guardian. “Paul Burstow, care services minister in the coalition, suggests in an article online for the Observer that “Gove’s education ministry was just not interested in mental health and well-being”, despite the long-term costs to pupils and the exchequer. Gove, now justice secretary, was education secretary from 2010 to 2014.” Another catastrophic … Continue reading Michael Gove’s school reforms ‘ignored’ rise in pupils’ mental illness | Education | The Guardian