Dr Philip Cook contributed to the Leicester Exchanges debate on school policy in London on 21st September. Dr. Cook was part of a panel including campaigner for comprehensive schools Melissa Benn, Robert McCartney Chair of the National Grammar Schools Association, and Karen Robinson, Head of Education and Equality at the NUT.
The debate was chaired by
the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Robert Burgess.
The audience included many
teachers, journalists, and campaigners on school policy, and the debate was
impassioned and well-informed.
A full report including a downloadable audio
recording can be found here
Dr Cook’s reflections on the debate can be found here
The debate continues online at www.leicesterexchanges.com
and all are welcome to contribute.