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“The wheels are quite clearly coming off many of the Coalition Government’s education policies. Michael Gove finally listened to sense and scrapped his plans for the English Baccalaureate Certificates, which would have replaced GCSEs in some subjects. This was a victory for all who have campaigned against this ill-thought-out reform, in particular the NUT."
Responding to the launch of the Masters in Educational Practice (MEP) by the Welsh Government today, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in Wales, said:
This weekend saw the Methodist Church hold a meeting aimed at ‘re-invigorat[ing] its engagement with the education sector’. The British Humanist Association (BHA) has expressed dismay at the related Education Committee Report with its calls for expansion and increasing evangelisation of Methodist schools, and expressed concern at the Department for Education’s (DfE’s) role in instigating this development.
NUT: It is hard to see how the Education Secretary can justify spending tax payers? money in this way
NUT comment on Cost and Impact of Academies and Free Schools