Rose is not another Plowden
19 May 2009
I have a piece in The Education Guardian today prompted by a recent re-reading of the watershed Plowden Report on primary schools (part of my homework for a new BBC Radio 4 series on the history of primary schools to be broadcast in the autumn).
It brought home to me how - in recent years - governments have abandoned large-scale, open-minded education enquiries in favour of a narrower, quick-fix approach.
You can read the article at: http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/may/19/primary-curriculum-review-educational-inquiries