We have a new Information Commissioner, and she seems very exciting and hip. She keeps talking about how she wants to expand Freedom of Information laws to any group with a public contract. Which sounds great and everyone is excited. I am not. At the moment, trying to get information from a government department who …
Within days of winning something fantastic, my family lost someone dear. I’m still trying to figure out how to feel about it all. So I blogged.
We are hiring over at Schools Week. It is exciting. Tell everyone you know!
A year as editor. My #Nurture15/16 Review.
Another Christmas Eve, another Education Secretary’s annual reading list. But this year there’s a problem: Nicky Morgan doesn’t seem to like books. She almost never mentions them. Her speeches seldom quote books. She rarely singles out ideas from authors. Admittedly, a few days ago, she asked everyone to buy their children a book for Christmas. But …
I hate the sort of scam callers who try to get your computer details. So I decided to play one at his own game.
The Department for Education have literally stolen my Christmas. Four times.
After three years, two court cases, endless emails, and a new interpretation of the law to try and stop it, the Department for Education have been ordered – yet again – to provide me information about free schools.
But there is a new twist….
On Sunday journalists were spat at outside the Conservative conference in Manchester for doing their job. At the same time, in the same place, I moved around the protest without experiencing any of this. Here’s what I saw.
Renationalise the railways and bring schools back to local authorities may sound a good idea but there’s one killer reason why they are not….