I will be present at the meeting in the Council House, Birmingham on Tuesday 27 November at 1930GMT.
Education is undergoing unprecedented change at every phase from early years through primary and secondary to FE and beyond, and in every aspect from structure to curriculum. We need a forum in Birmingham where these changes can be discussed and the case for a fair, egalitarian, democratic comprehensive education can be made. That is why we are proposing to set up a Birmingham branch of CASE – the Campaign for State Education.
CASE ‘believes that all individuals are entitled to high quality and properly resourced education, fostering life-long enjoyment of learning and enabling them to live free and fulfilling lives in a diverse, multicultural society. This is best achieved through democratic and locally accountable partnerships working in a spirit of mutual respect and co-operation.’ CASE has been campaigning for these principles since the 1960s – see the fuller statement on the CASE website. The CASE website carries regular briefings…
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