Current Education Policies

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2010 Conservative manifesto = 

  • pupil premium to schools - more money for most challengeing schools
  • every school eligible for academy status
  • teachers able to use 'reasonable force'
  • allow heads to pay better teachers more
  • more discipline and ability to exclude pupils

2010 Lib-dem manifesto = 

  • replace national curriculum with an minimum curriculum to allow flexibility
  • less tests for primary children
  • scrap tuition fees
  • increase appreticeship places

Coalition action to date =

  • made it easier for heads to get rid of bad teachers
  • opened more than 2,000 academies
  • abolished the no touch rule
  • scrapped GCSE/A-level modules in exams
  • pupil premium
  • increased


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