There was a blog today on the Guardian website by the Secret Teacher. It’s not a series I read that often but it was suggested that I should take a look at this one. You can find it here if you fancy a read.
If you do then you really must read Nancy Gedge’s response which is blistering.
What concerns me most about this Secret Teacher, apart from the byline which implies special schools provide ‘Expert Care’ rather than education, is the lack of recognition of the improvements that the school could and should make to ensure that they improve their ability to meet the needs of all. It talks about the things they did and the problems they faced, but fails to indicate any sense of awareness that it is they who need to improve. It is they who have failed, not the child.
One question that…
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