Here’s another powerful article from the Independent, highlighting that UK teachers are biased against people from deprived backgrounds. It’s a must-read. Check it out!
via Clever pupils from deprived backgrounds less likely to be judged ‘above average’, study finds – Education News – Education – The Independent.
The UK teaching profession has long been dominated by powerful unions, protecting teachers’ interests, often impeding improvement in education best practice. The hard-evidence is that UK education has slipped alarmingly in international performance leagues in recent years.
Let me ask two open question:
Surely it’s time to introduce greater competition into the UK teaching profession and limit the restrictive practices of the trade-union?