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Tackling Michael Gove’s Education Revolution: CAUGHT IN THE [EDUCATION] ACT
September 26th 2011 | 6 comment(s)

University of London Union, London (UK) 10am - 3.30pm Saturday 19th November 2011

 

Michael Gove’s new Education Act gives the Secretary of State some 50 new powers. What is the agenda behind this shift of power to the centre? What is the role of profit in these plans? How can education be defended? Join the workshops that will be led by our guest speakers to discuss the way forward.

Workshop sessions include:

Clyde Chitty/Melissa BennA Divided Education System

David Wolfe(Matrix Chambers) - Implications of the new Education Act

Stephen Ball(Institute of Education) – Privatisation

Martin Johnson(ATL) – Edubusiness

Sam Ellis(ASCL) – Paying the Price

Christine Blower(NUT) – The International Scene

Patrick Roach(NASUWT) – What Next?

 

For more information, please go to: http://tinyurl.com/EducationAct2011. Conference fee: £20 (including buffet lunch).

Organised and supported by: Anti Academies Alliance, CASE, Comprehensive Future, FORUM (www.wwwords.co.uk/FORUM), ISCH, Socialist Educational Association. 

 

 

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