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General election: what will the latest battle for votes mean for education?

Discussion in 'Education news' started by TES_Rosaline, Oct 30, 2019.

  1. TES_Rosaline

    TES_Rosaline Administrator Staff Member

    Whether we like it or not, the parties have six weeks to win the hearts and minds of the electorate before the general election 2019, but what promises will be made about education and will it make a real difference to schools, teachers and children?

    ‘The Conservative education pitch is likely to centre on a promise to pump £7 billion into the schools system over the next three years.’


    ‘Labour's plans for reforming school policy rest largely on radical changes to the school accountability system, including the abolition of both Ofsted and primary Sats testing.’


    ‘The Lib Dems schools offering will including scrapping Ofsted, Sats and league tables.’


    What are your views about the upcoming general election? Do you think this election will really prove to be a positive move for education?

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