Teachers ‘need an end to joyless curriculum’

I can only imagine how difficult it must be to teach at this point in history. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW!

Shadow education secretary Kate Green has warned that schools need to teach pupils “a wider understanding of the world they’re growing up in” rather than just teaching skills for future employment and “cramming their heads full of facts”. And she says education “has become a bit joyless” as a result of a “narrow” national curriculum, which is “information-heavy and traditionalist”. Speaking exclusively to Tes , the Labour MP for Stretford and Urmston said: “We need to start doing things very fundamentally differently or we are going to do a disservice to the present generation of children as well as […]

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