Matthew Green gets it right: “good old fashioned management” matters

by Stephen Tall on February 6, 2014

I’m not one of those Lib Dems who joins in the fashionable demonisation of Michael Gove. He has done some things I think are good – which is why 18 months ago I named him a Liberal Hero – and (…)

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It’s Laws v Gove again as Lib Dem schools minister says academy chains should be accountable to Ofsted

by Stephen Tall on February 6, 2014

‘It’s civil war in the Coalition classroom’ – that’s how the Independent bills the latest row between those two very civil politicians running the education department, Conservative secretary of state Michael Gove and Lib Dem schools minister David Laws. I wrote at the weekend about the first spat, which erupted after Michael Gove’s decision to […]