Tag Archives: The Blob

SATS withdrawal = LMF

TV news has been giving a lot of prominence to the issue of SATS and the fact that some parents are electing to withdraw their children from school to avoid being tested. In my view this is a clear demonstration … Continue reading

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Why free services fail

Which UK public services have consistently failed to achieve good quality? Top of the list must be the NHS and our school system. Why?  I think four reasons: they are both massive near monopolies; they are heavily unionised; they are … Continue reading

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Harry Mount – good on The Blob; poor on grammar

Harry Mount has written a brilliant piece in The Telegraph today. Here is a link.  It is about the growing number of tutors employed by parents with children in the state sector.  He blames the continuing failure of the UK state education … Continue reading

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