An unsual post for me!
So. In a world where virtually every job description mentions the word ‘creativity’, and where global accepted educational practice has creativity at its heart, the British government do this!
Wretched shame on them in every way I can think!
I left the UK over 17 years ago and became an international school teacher because I was utterly disillusioned having lived through the Thatcher government and witnessed the arts wither on the vine. But this is abominable. However, I tend to keep my council as I believe I have no right to comment other than in the context of having a world view – say, Obama versus Romney – but this is pure dogmatism.
Read. You decide.
Arts leaders voice deep concerns over lack of cultural subjects in Ebacc