Primary Blogging

Collecting blogs about primary education

Forces for Change in our System of Education

Leave a comment

3D Eye

Does he do it simply to ingratiate himself with the dinosaurs, the flog ’em and hang ’em elements within (and beyond) his party, or does Michael Gove really believe that our first response to poor behaviour in schools should be to hand out ‘punishments’ such as picking up litter, writing “lines” and detentions after school?

Bart-Simpson-chalk

This a rhetorical question. The answer is “both”.

Does anyone seriously doubt that every significant thing Mr Gove says and does as a politician is designed first and foremost to further his political career? Or that his political career depends on pleasing the real power brokers within his party? Or that the men in grey suits who run and fund the Conservative party are of the reactionary tendency?

One thing we know for sure is that Michael Gove’s cunning plans, weekly whacky wheezes and dastardly deeds never, ever begin from the actual learning and developmental…

View original post 1,307 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s