Primary all-rounders need help of specialists
The recent House of Commons report on the teaching of reading shows that most teachers are not even well equipped for this, their primary task.
Research has also consistently shown that most primary teachers are, justifiably, not confident of their competence in maths and science.
Given the UK's abysmal performance in foreign languages, how are these same staff going to cope with the new right to foreign language teaching for primary children?
Will we continue with what every report since the 1860s shows to be education on the cheap?
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