Brighton Education Question Time

Is OFSTED a political tool? Do we need SATs? Do teachers need to be qualified? Are standards falling in our schools? Can academies solve the pressure on school places? Why do teachers strike? Should all schools be maintained by local authorities?

  • Warwick Mansell, education journalist and author (Chair)
  • Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers
  • Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP for Brighton Pavilion
  • Andy Schofield, Research Fellow at the University of Winchester and former Head Teacher at The Wellington Academy and Varndean School, Brighton
  • Dr Jon Berry, Senior Lecturer, the School of Education and UCU branch secretary at the University of Hertfordshire

Sallis Benney Theatre, University of Brighton, Grand Parade, BN2 0JY

Free Event, 7pm–9pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Brighton Education Time Poster

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