I posted earlier in the week about my trip to the Education Festival earlier in the year.
The post mentions a speech made by Amanda Spielman, HMCI / OFSTED which brought the issue of curriculum back to the forefront.
There was a mention of Michael Young in the speech that she made, which can be read from the link above. Michael Young (who I have heard speak several times at the IoE in Geography seminars, and have blogged about before) says:
Schools enable young people to acquire the knowledge that, for most of them, cannot be acquired at home or in the community.
Spielman said in her…
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