Tag "Education"

Review report is positively excellent... almost

Peter Roffey welcomes the Review Committee’s approach to scrutiny.

The policy letter on government review is excellent, says Peter Roffey. Set out in plain English and easy to read, its logic on most issues can’t be faulted. But there are one or two issues that merit a quibble...

Last-minute talks on La Mare as review call lost

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EDUCATION’S battle for the £60m. redevelopment of La Mare de Carteret Schools moved a small step closer yesterday when a proposal to delay the work until after a full review of secondary education was defeated in the States.

Pointers for the education debate

THE debate over the rebuild of La Mare de Carteret schools has, understandably, dominated the education scene in recent months, but consideration of the wider matter of the strategy for secondary education is now upon us.

Tens of thousands spent ‘keeping La Mare safe’


EDUCATION has spent tens of thousands of pounds every year tackling vermin problems, holes in floors and ceilings and other critical work at the creaking La Mare de Carteret schools, minister Robert Sillars has said, as he hit back at claims of neglect.