Williamson: ‘Things have been a bit tight in schools’

The education secretary has come under fire on social media after claiming things have been “a bit tight” for schools on BBC Breakfast News. Tes reports.

The comments, branded a “misjudgment of the funding crisis” by one union branch, have sparked a backlash on social media – including from the shadow education secretary, Angela Rayner, who called the Conservative party “completely detached from reality”.

The Nottingham branch of the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) tweeted

“Education secretary Gavin Williamson says things have been and that “we need a little bit of extra money” in schools…
A complete misjudgment of the funding crisis.”

Read more comment and watch Gavin Williamson on Breakfast Williamson: ‘Things have been a bit tight in schools’ 

Are you a trainee teacher, NQT, teacher, headteacher, parent or  just someone who cares about education and has something to get off  your chest in a Schools Improvement Guest Post? Follow this link for more details at the bottom of the page.

Don’t forget you can sign up to receive our daily email bulletin (around 7am) with all the latest schools news stories. Your details will never be given to anyone else and you can unsubscribe at any stage. Just follow this link.

We now have a Facebook page - please click to like!

 

Families affected by school refusal share their stories
'It's like looking in the mirror!' Prince Harry teases mental health project with Ed Sheeran as he shares a clip with the singer
Categories: Budgets, DfE, Funding, Infant, Primary, Secondary and Teaching.

Let us know what you think...