How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
I’ve written one or two blogposts that have perhaps threatened to divide opinion, but I suspect that this is the one that will be most likely to lead to some “heated discussions” (there goes the euphemism klaxon). The reason for this suspicion, and the reason I have started and deleted this post three times already, is because I don’t see too many people agreeing with my point of view that the changes to accountability announced by Michael Gove this week with regard to GCSE re-sits are pretty much spot on. At least in my humble opinion.
I tweeted about this on the Sunday evening in a kind of mulling, speculative manner and was met with a bit of an avalanche of responses, only one of which was in agreement with me (thanks for that @sezl). So here’s a post that develops my thinking…
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