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Schools league tables released

Title
Schools league tables released
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
18 Nov 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:01:57
Description
Stephanie West reports on the first school league tables. Education Minister, Baroness Blatch says parents have a right to know how well a child is progressing in relation to the class, the school, the area and the national average. The clip includes head teachers - George Varnava, Norwood School for Girls (also of NAHT union); Keith Howard, Queen Mary’s Grammar School, Walsall; Alan Howells, of the only school on the Scilly Isles - speaking about the consequences of the tables. Additional comment from NUT leader, Doug McAvoy.
Contributors
Doug McAvoy; Stephanie West; George Varnava; Emily Blatch; Keith Howard; Alan Howells
Keywords
London; Trade unions; Government; Education; NUT; Teachers; Children (age group); Schools; Students; Parents; Walsall; Educational administrators; Educational evaluation; West Midlands; School league tables; Educational institutions; Norwood School for Girls; Queen Mary’s Grammar School; Scilly Isles

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