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Sir Michael Misses the Point: Selection benefits the many, not just the few... says Politeia's Director, Sheila Lawlor
Friday 21st October:
Sir Michael Wilshaw, HM Chief Inspector of Schools, spoke this week of his own ‘missed opportunity’ as he steps down from the office he has held with such distinction. He failed, he said, to put fire power behind the effort to provide quality vocational education and to dofor apprenticeships. Yet, having backed Michael Gove’s move to liberalise the school system to bring in free schools, more academies, greater freedom for heads and introduce a more academically and intellectually rigorous curriculum and exams, he now ruefully opposes Mrs May’s grammar schools. This former head teacher, like many in his profession believes that selection will benefit only the few, leaving the many out in the cold. And besides, it will do little to alleviate the teacher shortage.
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