Clever pupils from deprived backgrounds less likely to be judged ‘above average’, study finds – Education News – Education – The Independent

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?

Thoughts?

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