Skip to main content

Roll out the red carpet for education’s ‘Oscars’

Jonathan Simons, head of education at thinktank Policy Exchange, writes weekly about policy and education

Magazine article image

It’s the end of another frenetic year in Westminster. And in time-honoured fashion (or, actually, for the first time), ’tis the season for the Simons’ (like the Oscars, but better and more coveted).

  • Ex-Education Secretary of the Year: A close contest, this one, with commendations for Michael “I could be leader” Gove (pictured, inset) and Nicky “Trousergate” Morgan. But in the end, it’s a win for Strictly’s newly sleek Ed “Glitter” Balls.
  • Party-on-Party Fight of the Year: NiMo is commended again here, thanks to her anti-grammar growling. But the award goes to Labour’s Angela Rayner and Lucy ...

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.

Subscribe now