Gove gone but not forgotten

By John Healey | 23 July 2014
  • John Healey

John Healey says local authorities need be put back at the heart of education and training policy, having been held back during Michael Gove’s period as education secretary.

David Cameron gave school staff rooms a big end-of-term boost last week when he replaced Michael Gove as education secretary.

Within the Conservative political sphere of influence, including most London policy and press circles, Gove is regarded as a radical and relentless reformer whose principal flaw was picking too many fights.
 

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