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Discussion in 'Scotland - education news' started by heldon, Jan 30, 2011.
why is there no teacher on this review group
Because we spend our time preparing lessons and teaching classes (and all the other things related to our job).....what would we know about education?
I'm pretty sure that Mike Russell would argue (not saying I would) that the HT and the EIS Union representative constitutes "teacher" involvement.
Is it not former EIS Union person?
Glad to see a journalist and a solicitor on the panel, they must have such a wealth of experience in education.
She spent the first thirteen years of her career engaged in social and
economic regeneration and partnership working, starting with the first
integrated education and social work pilot in Strathclyde Region in
1976, and later went into general education management.
Integrated education / social work = a disaster for education. Be afraid ...
Graham Donaldson - former chief inspector, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education.
The grand inquisitor. Last seen teaching in a classroom ... ? Be afraid ...
A Tory lawyer. Last in a classroom as a pupil desperate to be a lawyer. Be afarid ...
Seems to think that CfE can be delivered nae probs if only people would stop whinging.
Be afraid ...
Former EIS President. A decade ago. A further education lecturer I think but may be corrected anon. Last seen teaching in a classroom ...? Mostly harmless but she'll be outnumbered.
Journalist and economist. I could not find a single article with an education theme. He may be the wild card actually. As an economist he's bound to acknowledge the importance of education to the economy.
Prof Gerry McCormac
An academic with "a significant record in space physics" apparently. "There's Klingons on the starboard bow ..." Couldn't be that record could it? His wife is a Chartered Physiotherapist. Ironic as his report wwill be used to justify axing Chartered Teacher.
Regardless of the report these people actually produce, whoever wins the May election will simply cherry pick what they want from it and dump the rest.
With regard to Tasmina Ahmed Sheikh, I read somewhere that she ditched the Tories to join the SNP and as such would be sympathetic (at least) to Mike Russell.
The report doesn't sound good for the profession generally- but as a CT who does a lot for my region, I feel downright angry.