This Week In Education – 27.10.2013

Tall. Black. One Sugar

Poor Mr Gove he really is getting it in the neck isn’t he? The education minister is forever on the receiving end of comments like this.

My twisted humour aside there have been a number of great reflections and commentary in reaction to some of the news and articles coming out of the Department of Education.

Free Schools
A great article by Alex Quigley aka @huntingenglish focused on why Michael Gove is wrong about qualified teacher status.

Laura McInerney (yes I am a fanboy) focused on 5 Lessons From Derby: The Significance of Al-Madinah Free School. Some tough lessons to be learned here about governance and accountability.

Exams
Then there was this great post about Daniel Willingham cautioning Michael Gove that the…

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