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Time for change: How a young woman plans to shake up the school system

Publié par Clifford Armion le 11/12/2009

Hilary Wilce

"Meet Rachel Wolf, who at just 24, is aiming to transform the school landscape. And, if the Tories come to power next year, she may well succeed. She plans to encourage parents, charities and for-profit companies to set up hundreds of new independent state schools.

"Pupils will be paid for by the Government, but the schools will be free to offer the education they choose. Last month she set up her own think-tank, the New Schools Network, to help make this happen, and knows she has the prevailing educational wind in her sails.

"After all, the idea is already up and running on a small scale with the Labour Government's academies programme. Now, as a former adviser to shadow schools secretary Michael Gove, she has been able to shape and extend it so that it sits squarely within Tory plans to tackle social ills by lifting the yoke of big government from people's shoulders." Read on...
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" Time for change: How a young woman plans to shake up the school system", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2009. Consulté le 25/02/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/time-for-change-how-a-young-woman-plans-to-shake-up-the-school-system