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Ruling the Classroom

By Emran Mian  

Who said what to whom? Tristram Hunt, Shadow Education Secretary, wrote in The Sun last week, “Surely the very least we can expect as parents is that teachers have had training in teaching and how to control a class? … So Labour … would train up a new generation of behaviour experts to boost classroom discipline.”

What does it mean? Just like Sadiq Khan, Shadow Justice Secretary, Hunt is adopting a “law and order” position to outflank the Coalition Government. The promise is to have at least one trained behaviour expert in every school.

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