School freedom plea

25th April 2008 at 01:00
The Government should stop trying to "micro-manage" schools and confine itself to overseeing the basic structures, a former adviser said this week
The Government should stop trying to "micro-manage" schools and confine itself to overseeing the basic structures, a former adviser said this week. Professor David Hargreaves, former chief executive of the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, told the Royal Geographical Society that civil servants should step back and give schools more freedom to innovate.

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