Tag Archives: Leicester City Council

Leaving it all behind

At Easter I finished my stint as the Leicester Mercury’s education correspondent to move to Brussels as a freelance journalist. It had been a thoroughly enjoyable four years covering one of the most interesting education patches in the country. But … Continue reading

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Pupils must never be let down again

The world of education in Leicester never seems to stay still. I was thinking just the other day about all the senior education chiefs who have come and gone during my near-four-year stint as Leicester Mercury education correspondent. To say … Continue reading

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Should Leicester look after its own teachers?

Should teachers who are made redundant from one school be given help to get a job in another school? Knowing the unfortunate view many people have of teachers, probably most of the public would say no. Why should they receive special treatment, they … Continue reading

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