'A world-class education system is well within Britain's grasp', Katharine Birbalsingh

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'A world-class education system is well within Britain's grasp', Katharine Birbalsingh

Postby Debbie_Hepplewhite » Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:11 am

Headteacher Katharine Birbalsingh writes about the potential of 'Britain's' schools in The Telegraph:

A world-class education system is well within Britain's grasp

by Katharine Birbalsingh



https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/20 ... ins-grasp/

With phonics in all our primaries, the Department for Education’s emphasis on the importance of pupil behaviour, the tightening of the GCSE curriculum, and the innovation coming from many free schools, academies and community schools, Britain has never been closer to having a world-class education system. But there is still much to do. So how do we ensure that all children receive an excellent education?


Sadly, however, perhaps Katharine is over-stating the case when she refers to 'Britain's schools'? Take a look at the challenge presented by IFERI committee member, Anne Glennie, to teacher-training content in Scotland - as yet to no avail:

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Re: 'A world-class education system is well within Britain's grasp', Katharine Birbalsingh

Postby Debbie_Hepplewhite » Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:18 am

Wikipedia includes information about Katharine Birbalsingh:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katharine_Birbalsingh

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