Here’s our list of ten frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 8th July 2013. Let us know which posts we’ve missed and which other bloggers we should be following for next week’s list.
John Tomsett predicts that if there’s going to be an ‘Education Spring’ it’ll likely find its roots in the teaching and education blogging community. Posted on John Tomsett.
Gifted Phoenix examines whether three major reforms – the new National Curriculum, its assessment and School Performance Tables – taken together amount to a coherent policy. Posted on Gifted Phoenix’s Blog.
Stuart Lock ponders the The Govian Paradox and refutes the notion that an academic curriculum is an elitist one. Posted on Mr Lock’s Weblog.
Law geek challenges Lord Freud’s claim that there is no causal link between rising poverty and an increase in the use of food banks. Posted on Law Geek’s Blog.
Sue Marsh reveals a survey that suggests that the public don’t support the Government’s disability welfare reforms. Posted on Diary of a Benefit Scrounger.
Mike Sivier sets the scene for the questioning of officials from the Department for Work and Pensions regarding their increasingly notorious use of statistics. Posted on Vox Political.
Steve Hilditch reflects on the difficulty of developing good policy when the political class peddles so many myths. Posted on Red Brick.
Jonathon Tomlinson explains why ‘patient choice’ fails to understand what patients really want. Posted on Abetternhs’s Blog.
Joe Halewood offers a surprisingly simple way to negate the hated bedroom tax - but doubts that social landlords have the balls or inclination to exert the power they have. Posted on SPeye.
Nathan Constable offers a frontline perspective on IT projects that typically end in FAIL. Posted on Nathan Constable.
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