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The Realistic Possibility of a Labour Government led by Jeremy Corbyn Means We Could Get Rid of Academies for Good

Posted with the permission of Professor Richard Hatcher. Some serious and searching questions about how we can and must put an end to academisation and build a National Education Service that will meet the needs of all our children. First … Continue reading

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The tragedy of state education in England: Reluctance, compromise and muddle— a system in disarray

We don’t have an education ‘system’, we have a serious problem. And if this doesn’t convince us all of the need for a National Education Service, it’s hard to think what will. Posted with the permission of Professor Stephen Ball. … Continue reading

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Education in Crisis; how and why we must put an end to academisation

Mired in corruption and cronyism and failing to meet the needs of our children in schools, we must put an end to academisation – the privatisation and marketisation of our education service. Come and join parents, teachers, school staff, community … Continue reading

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Staffing crisis continues at REAch2’s Copperfield Academy, in Northfleet, as 10 leave

A total of ten members of staff have resigned from a beleaguered primary school which has parted ways with its fifth head teacher in five years. Copperfield Academy, in Northfleet, which is run by the country’s biggest trust REAch2, has … Continue reading

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English schools are broken. Only radical action will fix them

By Melissa Benn Even for the sceptical, the suddenness and speed with which the academy schools project has fallen from public grace is remarkable. After years of uncritical acceptance of official claims that academies, and free schools, offer a near … Continue reading

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