Tag Archives: Michael Gove

Gazette column: Faith schools are discriminatory

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about faith schools in the UK and how it’s now time to question their role in the state education system, and whether, in reality, they are discriminatory.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: No more school inspections

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about school league tables and how, with Ofsted breathing down the necks of both teachers and students, if we want UK education to perform better then it’s time for an end to formal school inspections.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: Changing the exam grading system won’t make a blind bit of difference

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about the proposal to change the UK GCSE exam grading system and how, due to the meddling by the Department of Education, it will mess with the future of our children.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Is the GSCE grading system fine as it is or does the whole thing need a shake up? Let me know.

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My latest column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper.  Catch the Weekend Magazine on their website link here**

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: Should school playing fields be open to the community?

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is all about school playing fields and how, in some cases, opening them up to community use may help save them from closure.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Should school playing fields be opened up for all to use? Or should they be kept private?

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My new column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper re-launch magazine. First new launch magazine issue out on Saturday 22nd September.  Catch it on their website link here**

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**