Tag Archives: Education

Referendum Results 2: Leavers are Thick

I’ve written a series of blogs on how Remainers are reacting to the Referendum and why we think Leavers voted Leave. You can read them in any order you like but, I’d suggest, you start with the introduction: It’s the … Continue reading

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Eduwhinge 7: Northerners doing for Us Selfs

If you’ve been following my Eduwhinge escapes, you know what I want – and can freely skip to the next paragraph – but for those who are wondering… I’m annoyed that kids in Bradford and across the North don’t perform … Continue reading

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Eduwhinge 6: (Some) MPs Reply

Education in Bradford and across vast swathes of the North is terrible. You name the league table, Bradford’s near the bottom and is invariably surrounded by local education authorities (LEAs) also ‘oop North’. Few, though, seem to think there is … Continue reading

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Eduwhinge 5: George Galloway calls for a Bradford Challenge

Education in Bradford and across vast swathes of the North is terrible. You name the league table, Bradford’s near the bottom and is invariably surrounded by local education authorities (LEAs) also ‘oop North’. Everyone has their excuses for it: poverty, … Continue reading

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Eduwhinge 4: Councillors Answer the Call

Concerned, disheartened – hell, embarrassed – by Bradford’s and the wider North’s educational underperformance, I’ve taken up whinging and have become a busy body by writing letters, using social media and generally making a nuisance of myself to try and … Continue reading

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Eduwhinge 3: Who’ll stand up for our kids?

I know I can’t do much as just one person, but, I thought, surely, if I can get a few important people on side, I can get people at least talking about a Northern Challenge to drive up standards in … Continue reading

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Eduwhinge 2: We know the problem; we know the answer; where’s our solution?

There’s a problem with education in Bradford and across the North. It’s a fact. The problems can be sorted, quite easily. Another fact. When London’s schools were failing, the national government acted and sorted the problem. Another fact. So why … Continue reading

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