Saturday, 25 September 2010

Forthcoming debate that might be of interest to readers

“Free schools: do parents or teachers know best?”

Monday 4th October, 7.00pm to 9.00pm, NUT HQ Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD.

This Battle of Ideas satellite event will critically explore the new relationship that is being forged between parents and teachers. It is clear that the Coalition’s Free Schools initiative will increase parental engagement in education, but is this a welcome development? What are the implications for teachers’ professional autonomy? And will Free Schools only benefit those children who have pushy parents?

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