Union: Schools do not need 'one-size-fits-all advice'

The head of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) union has said that schools do not need more "one-size-fits-all advice".

Responding to guidelines for teachers on discipline, due to be released next week, Mary Bousted told BBC News:

While he [Education Secretary Michael Gove] says he wants to give school leaders and teachers the power to make the right decisions for their schools, he takes every opportunity to tell them what to do.

– Mary Bousted, general secretary, atl


Michael Gove vows to break down education's 'Berlin Wall'

Education Secretary Michael Gove is vowing to break down the "Berlin Wall" between state and private schools in education. In a keynote speech today, Mr Gove said state schools were no longer 'bog standard'.