Michael Gove is by far the best minister of education that has ever lived in modern times.
Unlike Hekia, who like to attend conferences with union hacks, the UK has Gove who is tuned into what parents want and cares not a jot if it upsets the union barons, the politically correct, the right on social set or whoever…he cares about kiddies getting a great education.
On that note he has said that there will be professional consequences for crusading principals who continue to use children as political pawns in their political games.
Headteachers who brainwash children with green propaganda are breaking the law, Michael Gove has suggested.
The Education Secretary has read âwith concernâ a report which accused âactivistâ teaching staff of trying to turn pupils into âfoot soldiers of the green movementâ.
It found the marks children were awarded in exams depended onÂ âparrotingâ the green agenda. And many widely-used textbooks included inaccurate examples.
A spokesman for Mr Gove said: âThe Secretary of State read this report with concern.
âSchools should not teach that a particular political or ideological point of view is right â indeed it is against the law for them to do so.â
The study, by a think-tank set up by former Tory Chancellor Lord Lawson, warned that âeco-activistsâ in the education system were urgingÂ children to use âpester powerâ to ensure parents are forced to adopt lifestyle choices dictated in schools.
âWe ïŹnd instances of eco-activism being given a free rein within schools and at the events schools encourage their pupils to attend,â it said.
âIn every case of concern, the slant is on scares, on raising fears, followed by the promotion of detailed guidance on how pupils should live, as well as on what they should think.â
The Global Warming Policy Foundation report, by Andrew Montford and John Shade, described the teaching of climate science in British schools as âdisturbingâ.Â Read more »