How utterly depressing. Michael Gove wants to take a curriculum already groaning under the weight of too much content and add more ‘facts’.
70 years ago, Albert Einstein famously asked “why should I clutter my brain with information that is readily available from reference sources?”. Yet, in the age of Google, Gove still doesn’t get it. Where on earth was he brought up?
Whilst I am proud that my work supports the state educational system, there is no way I will put my own kids through it if this is the direction it is going in. I want them prepared for the challenges of the 21st Century, not the 19th.