Should Labour Defend Its Record on Education?

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Release date: 11/11/2013

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England’s education system is undergoing rapid change under Michael Gove, but little has been heard from Labour about its own plans. During Manchester Policy Week 2013, Professor Ruth Lupton took part in a debate on Labour’s achievements, and what it might do now. There was profound disagreement among the academics involved. But despite this, she argues that policymakers must embrace academic knowledge to achieve a better and more just education system.

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TitleShould Labour Defend Its Record on Education?
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date11/11/13
DescriptionEngland’s education system is undergoing rapid change under Michael Gove, but little has been heard from Labour about its own plans. During Manchester Policy Week 2013, Professor Ruth Lupton took part in a debate on Labour’s achievements, and what it might do now. There was profound disagreement among the academics involved. But despite this, she argues that policymakers must embrace academic knowledge to achieve a better and more just education system.
URLblog.policy.manchester.ac.uk/featured/2013/11/should-labour-defend-its-record-on-education/
PersonsRuth Lupton