The Guardian does its best to make more funding for schools, higher wages for teachers and less tolerance of bad behaviour sound like a bad thing.
"Allowing teachers to use “reasonable force” to improve behaviour." Absolutely grotesque, evil stuff.
This is what the Tories lurching to the hard right looks like. >> Leaked documents reveal Tories' dramatic plans for schools - including a renewed emphasis on exclusions and allowing teachers to use “reasonable force” to improve behaviour.
a flagship boris johnson policy: reintroducing the ability to have your kids physically beaten in schools for the first time in over 30 years
'Billions of pounds in new funding' for schools might sound good... except its not 'new' #funding. It simply substitutes previous funding that has been systematically cut for a decade. And not very well, since there will still be a shortfall of over £9bn.
Looks like the government plan to deal with rising school exclusion rates by... [checks notes] .... giving headteachers more power to exclude pupils. 😳
Big scoop from - the full, dramatic plans for school reforms More cash for schools but also a renewed emphasis on exclusions and allowing teachers to use “reasonable force” to improve behaviour.
Jesus. Must admit didn’t see ‘reasonable force’ back on the table
Interesting ⁦⁩ story on possible new plans for schools: it’s important to stress that behaviour is often a sign of a child’s mental health and we need evidence based & trauma informed approaches to improving it to make a real difference
The Tories - stealing your wallet, then 10 years later giving you back half the money in it, hitting your child, and saying you ought to be grateful & re-elect them. 😑
Leaked documents reveal Tories' dramatic plans for schools