Are Education Ministers and teachers on the same side?

Main Venue

3:05 pm - 3:45 pm



Keynote speech by former education secretaries, Baroness Estelle Morris (2001-2002) & Lord David Blunkett 1997-2001).

‘The relationship between Education Ministers and teachers is notoriously poor. Despite the fact that they are all in the business of helping to create an effective and successful education system, the partnership is marked more by mistrust and frustration than support and joint endeavour.¬†David Blunkett and Estelle Morris who have both held Education ministerial posts as well as having been teachers will explore this and what might be done to change the situation