“I think we educate to the wrong strengths in the orchestr. Our education system is not broad enough. It’s not imaginative enough.” SALLY GARDNER
Michael Gove is “a train-track thinker, with a lack of imagination,” says the leading children’s author Sally Gardner, speaking at the Telegraph Bath Festival of Children’s Literature.
During a discussion at the festival, she said that Gove’s policies are out of touch and ineffectual in inspiring a new generation of children to read…
At the same event, the children’s writer and artistic director of the festival, David Almond, said Gove should stop issuing directives from Whitehall and spend more time in schools up and down the country.