March 2019 archive

Mar 27

Oliver Letwin is in charge!

Sir Oliver Letwin, the Grinch's loyal attack dog.

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Mar 26

Franciscan wins Global Teacher Prize

Brother Peter Tabichi accepts the Global Teacher Prize from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

The BBC reports a Franciscan friar from rural Kenya has won the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019. The award was set up by Indian entrepreneur Sunny Varkey to promote excellence in teaching. It is worth $1m and is paid in installments. 2109 winner Peter Tabichi teaches maths and science at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary …

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Mar 25

Don’t delay Brexit Day

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay MP with Prime Minister Theresa May

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Mar 22

Brexit heading towards No Deal

Crispin Blunt MP - No Deal or WTO rules would lead to a good deal.

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Mar 05

Ofsted chief condemns Parkfield parents

Amanda Spielman Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector (HMCI) at Ofsted

Parents at Parkfield School in Birmingham have demonstrated overwhelming solidarity in their battle to oust a campaigning homosexual teacher. The parents took between 540 and 600 children out of school on Friday 1st March 2019.  That’s out of a total roll of 740, as the Birmingham Mail reports. The ‘No Outsiders’ project has been developed …

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