‘Education should not be a political football’ – Watch video

Education should not be a political football as it is essential to the wellbeing of young people, an award-winning teacher has said. BBC reports.

Allison Pope, who teaches in Cwm, Blaenau Gwent – one of Wales’ most deprived areas – believes it should be non-political.

Ms Pope said it was “the way out” of poverty for young people living in communities where there are few jobs or prospects.

Watch the video ‘Education should not be a political football’ – Watch video

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