Fear of standards being 'eroded'

29th March 2013 at 00:00

A group of 100 education academics have warned that the Westminster government's national curriculum proposals will severely erode standards. In a letter published in The Independent last week, the university academics wrote that education secretary Michael Gove's curriculum consists of "endless lists of spellings, facts and rules", which will not help to develop children's ability to think or solve problems.

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