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All 5 results for cuckoo speaker:Michael Gove

Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day] — Qualified Teachers (30 Oct 2013)

Michael Gove: ...up new, professional standards. They were drawn up by Sally Coates, the head teacher of Burlington Danes academy, in alliance with Joan Deslandes of Kingsford community school, Patricia Sowter of Cuckoo Hall and Sir Dan Moynihan of Harris academies. Again, the question for the hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent Central and his Front-Bench colleagues is: do they believe that the introduction of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: New Schools (10 Oct 2011)

Michael Gove: ...state-funded schools—Brighton bilingual primary school and Europa school in Oxfordshire. They include schools set up by existing strong educational providers such as the Dixons academy and Cuckoo Hall academy. They include the London Academy of Excellence—a school for sixth-formers set up by Brighton college with the aim of getting talented pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds into...

Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day]: Funding and Schools Reform (17 Nov 2010)

Michael Gove: ...school is giving more "time and space in the curriculum back to subjects like sport and music, the importance of which have been lost over recent years." What about Patricia Sowter, headmistress of Cuckoo Hall school in Enfield, whom I mentioned earlier? She says that academy status enables her to invest more in "training, development and non-contact time for senior teachers." Jonathan...

Orders of the Day: Education and Skills Bill (14 Jan 2008)

Michael Gove: ...the traditional education system unacceptable...the idea...that deeply damaged young men and women could somehow be fined and it would make them go into education or training. I think it is cloud cuckoo land." That was, of course, the right hon. Member for Sheffield, Brightside (Mr. Blunkett), who was a Minister under Tony Blair. We can see a clear Blairite analysis of the...

Orders of the Day: Health and Education (13 Nov 2007)

Michael Gove: ...have had. He also said: "I am against the idea of suggesting that deeply damaged men and women could somehow be fined and it would make them go into education and training. I think it's cloud cuckoo-land." There is a dividing line for the Secretary of State—between those on the Labour Benches who know what they are talking about and those in office today. That is not the final dividing...


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