Cameron’s Choice

David Cameron, Tory leader, is today quoted as calling for the creation of a ‘teaching elite’. EducationState would like to remind Dave that to teachers and many people teaching is ALREADY an elite profession just as much as being a lawyer and doctor. It is the strategy of both main UK parties to peddle the […]

Guinea Pigs

WE hate exams. Really, really, really. When teachers become lab scientists and learners become lab rats then you know something is wrong. Testing DOES NOT equal learning. What testing only achieves is assess the environment of the students i.e. their parents, peers, school, subculture and social class. By grading students you are simply putting into […]

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