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Kenneth Baker speech

by admin published Mar 05, 2011 07:39 PM, last modified Mar 05, 2011 07:39 PM
Lord Baker of Dorking CH gave keynote speech at National Curriculum - 20th years on Conference at Institute of Education London on 4th June 2008. He provided an overview of the prevailing government attitude towards education in 1988, why they felt NC was necessary and the negotiations at the time with teachers unions to avoid a national strike. Lord (Kenneth) Baker was the minister (Dept of Industry) who announced half price computer for each Secondary School back in 1981 and is also remembered for introducing whole school INSET days (still sometimes referred to as Baker days)
When Apr 05, 2008
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