The twenty-first article in a new series on ConHome about how government might be made smaller, taxpayers better off and and society stronger – through strong families, better schools and good jobs.
By holding firm, the Government should make clear to striking teachers it is not only their own time they are wasting but that of a generation of pupils who have already lost too much.
We cannot stand by whilst Welsh Labour fail our children, and pack our schools with their union cronies.
Despite being the world leader in vaccinations, Israel has seen immunity wear off. The UK government is taking note.
They claim mandatory jabs are an “infringement on personal freedom”. Never mind when they locked students down in halls last year.
Green insists the unions are “constructive” and “are more committed than anyone to young people and their futures.”
Children’s opportunities in life will suffer as a result of school closures – and there still hasn’t been much data to explain why they were needed.
A start can be made by cutting back the forthcoming Easter break and by shortening the summer term holidays.
Unions are pushing for more closures and a rota system. It’s imperative the Department of Education fights its corner.
Singapore, Australia and other countries experienced difficulties; the important thing is learning from these and improving matters.
Over the weekend, the Prime Minister warned that keeping “schools closed a moment longer than is absolutely necessary” is “morally indefensible”.