Education, Education, Education An essential book about a hot ticket issue by one of British politics' genuine big-hitters. Full description
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'exhilaratingly unapologetic, well-sourced, highly readable and generally persuasive...Read it.' -- Martin Kettle, The Guardian.
'Buy the book. Buy it for your mother. Buy it for everyone you know. It is such a clear analysis of what went wrong with British schools and how to put it right.' -- John Rentoul, Independent Blogs.
'The particular joy of this book is that it doesn't merely recount the history: it pre-empts Labour's 2015 education manifesto' -- Adrian Hilton, RightMinds.
'David Cameron should make each of his ministers read this book ... Adonis offers some very good tips on how to be a successful reformer. He demonstrates how a great vision can be delivered.' -- Kenneth Baker, The Telegraph
He was the most effective education minister we have seen in Britain in recent years; let s hope he becomes an equally effective education secretary." --Anthony Seldon, New Statesman,
'a must-read for anyone interested in education or how to drive through public service reform.' -- Progress Online
' excellent...The book is hybrid: part history, part memoir, part handbook for reformers' -- Financial Times
'If you want to understand New Labour thinking on education then read this book.' -- Left Futures
'compellingly written ... this is an important book, and a powerful reminder that between the forces of marketised deregulation and statist management there is indeed a third way of educational transformation and improvement' --Chris Husbands, Times Educational Supplement
Tony Blair said his three priorities were Education, Education, Education. Andrew Adonis played a decisive role in turning this slogan into a reform programme. This book describes his quest to transform standards and opportunities in England s schools, and his ambition to make English education truly world class. The reinvention of the comprehensive school was the central Blair project. In 1997 a majority of comprehensives were failing or seriously underperforming, with calamitous consequences for society and the economy. Academies replaced comprehensives by a radically new form of independent state school characterised by strong leadership and an ethos of aspiration, success and social mobility. Adonis tells the story of academies, from the germ of a reform idea in the late 1990s to the national movement for educational transformation they have become today. Wider and bolder reform are now imperative to make England s schools world class. Adonis sets out a manifesto for change, including higher salaries and better training and selection to make teaching the nation s most prestigious profession, and further radical innovation in the creation of new and better schools to tackle school drop-out and the challenges of the future. Andrew Adonis was a radical reformer at the heart of government for more than a decade. He explains how to mobilise government behind change. His book is optimistic about the power of politics to transform society for the better, and practical about the ways to make it happen.
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