SHP Fellow Martin Spafford writes that:
Gove is right to assert the power of knowledge but that is not contentious: the questions that matter are: what knowledge? whose knowledge? A journey through history that erases whole sections of our community and puts them outside the narrative is a journey towards darkness.
Read Martin’s blog on the Hodder History Nest [ here ] as he focuses on Gove’s denial of cultural diversity.
Or catch up with Martin’s earlier blog on this website, ‘How Michael Gove is dumbing down the History Curriculum‘ [ here ].