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Gove plans for more local history

Hope you all picked up on this item- another classic example of Gove making it up as he goes along.
English Heritage will receive £2.7m over three years from the Department for Education to use heritage sites to bring history alive in a bid to inspire children to learn about their local area.
As part of the [...]

Tightening up GCSE history

History teachers across the land are trying to work out the full implications of Gove’s latest announcement that GCSE history needs ‘tightening’ for teaching in September 2013. I’m pretty sue that this is simply Gove’s knee-jerk reaction to the exam board scandal featuring WJEC history examiners. As with the Gg and Eng.Lit examples- 2 subjects [...]