Tag Archives: Michael Gove

The Bad Grammar Awards’ bad grammar

The Bad Grammar Awards have apparently come round again. I wrote about these last year. My basic opinion hasn’t changed in the time since. I still think that to conceive of there being any such thing as a single English … Continue reading

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Michael Gove thinks memorisation is crucial to education, but why?

Whatever else he may be, Michael Gove is an intriguing man. He’s probably the most interesting person on the Conservative frontbench, and not just because he’s rapidly emerging as a prominent “anyone but Boris” contender to be the next party … Continue reading

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We don’t need the Ebacc to fix ‘grade inflation’

I’ve been semi-following the brouhaha over the replacement of GCSEs with the Ebacc… …which, by the way, sounds to me more like a hospital superbug than a qualification… …and I’ve been frustrated that something very simple, very basic and very … Continue reading

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