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'Rigorous' curriculum unveiled

A "rigorous, engaging and tough" new national curriculum will be unveiled later today. The Prime Minister has described the changes as a "revolution in education", but school leaders are warning the speed of change could result in "chaos"

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Labour: Education Secretary should listen to experts

Shadow education secretary Stephen Twigg says Gove should listen to experts instead of "his own personal prejudices."

Labour have slammed Michael Gove's new national curriculum plans saying he should "listen to the experts." Shadow Education Secretary Stephen Twigg said:

"This is now Michael Gove's third attempt to rewrite the curriculum.

"He should listen to the experts and not try to write it himself based on his personal prejudices. We need a broad and balanced curriculum that prepares young people for the modern world and gives teachers in all schools the freedom to innovate."

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