Alas, only in the UK.
It seems Labour in Britain is aware that Michael Gove is a hero to many with his education reforms, and they want a bit of the action.
Teachers would have to be licensed and could face the sack if they fail to meet tough new standards, the shadow education secretaryÂ Tristram HuntÂ has pledged.
In a sign of howÂ LabourÂ hopes to outflank education secretary Michael Gove on teaching standards, Hunt is to revive a plan the last government abandoned on the eve of the 2010 general election.
Teachers would have to show they are meeting the high standards and would be required to undergo training to update their skills.
Under Hunt’s plans, teachers would have their lessons assessed by other teachers in a system overseen by a new Royal College ofÂ Teaching. Â Â Read more »