This page has links to resources from various presentations I have given.
Hounslow PU Presentation
EASTERN REGION YOUNG TEACHERS CONFERENCE 2016
Please find below the resources associated with the session I ran at Eastern Region Young Teachers' Conference on 24th April 2016. Click the link to download the resource or be taken to the relevant website.
A threat to education
You can download a leaflet for parents here.
A threat to our terms and conditions
You can download a leaflet for teachers here.
Can it really be that bad?
The report of the Centre for High Performance that recommends, based on a study of 160 existing academies, that academies seeking to improve should "exclude poor quality students, improve admissions and acquire a local primary school".
The report of the IPPR into the role of private education in schools, which includes the following conclusion in relation to for-profit education in Chile: "the commercial schools operated at lower cost, which they attribute to their ability to pay
lower salaries and hire less-qualified teachers. They conclude that this may be why these
schools are underperforming."
Report from Education International on the privatisation of education in Liberia.
The first chapter of this book, 'Global Education Reform: building resistance and solidarity', gives a short, very readable introduction to the Global Education Reform Movement.
The Banner Theatre production, 'Chicago: the great teachers' strike', is the best musical and theatrical introduction to the GERM. Find out if it's playing near you or get your association to book a performance.
Campaigning to defend education and balloting for action to protect terms & conditions
Email your MP, order leaflets and sign the petitions against the white paper here.
Find your nearest meeting here.