Posts Tagged “teachers”

Clegg’s “Parental Guarantee”: calls for all schools to employ qualified teachers and teach ‘core curriculum’

by Stephen Tall on June 13, 2014

“We are and always will be the party of education and I’ll be saying more about that in the near future,” promised Nick Clegg in his Bloomburg speech on Monday. Today we saw the start, with the Lib Dem leader setting out the party’s Parental Guarantee that “every parent can be confident that their child […]

What Vince Cable said about teachers – and, more importantly, what he meant

by Stephen Tall on March 6, 2014

“Teachers know absolutely nothing about the world of work.” That’s what Vince said if you believe today’s newspaper headlines. And they’re right, he did use those words. But what the newspapers are choosing to ignore is what he meant by them. Here’s the full quote, from a question-and-answer session about how best to improve the […]

Education: 59% of Lib Dems say teachers should have formal teaching qualifications

by Stephen Tall on February 2, 2014

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum  to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Some 750 party members responded – thank you – and we’ve been publishing the full results. (There were a couple of results I ran out of time […]

CentreForum Liberal Heroes of the Week #52: Mr Burton and Musharaf Asghar from Channel 4?s Educating Yorkshire

by Stephen Tall on October 25, 2013

Liberal Hero of the Week (and occasional Villains) is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum.  Mr Burton and Musharaf Asghar Stars of last night’s Educating Yorkshire Reason: Mr Burton for teaching and Musharaf for discovering the power of education to give you a voice that can be […]