‘The consequences of the government’s education funding cuts? A lost generation of pupils’

21 Nov 2017
Posted By: SG   |   Source: TES   |   URL: http://bit.ly/2jLAamX

 

Former Headteacher, Colin Harris, assesses the impact of the government’s cuts in education funding and comes to the same conclusion we would all draw – that it is the pupils who will be the most affected by staff redundancies and low staff morale, reductions in the curriculum and poorly maintained buildings. Many schools are having to raise funds for classroom basics and are asking parents increasingly often to contribute. And despite government claims that school funding is at a record high, this does not take into account the even higher increase in unavoidable costs.

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Institution: Author: Colin Harris