Tories must make better use of their national curriculum, a teacher will tell conference-goers

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Prime Minister David Cameron talks at Conservative Party Conference in 2014.

The Conservative government wants schools to tackle British values and extremism, but seems to forget it has a citizenship curriculum purpose-built for exploring such things. That’s why a Cheshire teacher is going to the Party Conference next week. Sarah Maile teaches at a secondary school Continue reading

Today I can announce… We’ve lost the plot

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Yesterday I joined around 50 Leaders of youth organisations at the House of Commons for the launch of the Generation Change report: Service Nation 2020. The report had five recommendations for the new government. Each should increase youth social action Continue reading

The trouble with intolerance… Mr Cameron.

Yesterday’s conference of the Association for Citizenship Teaching contained some heated moments when discussing the British Values agenda. They happened on the same day that the Secretary of State for Education announced new responsibilities for teachers: to spot early signs Continue reading