Staying the course

Staying the course

The prospect of five years of majority Conservative government may have filled some with gloom, but for educational publishers at least, it signifies a certain degree of breathing space after hectic times.

As Colin Hughes, Collins Learning m.d. and chair of the Publishers Association’s Educational Publishers Council (EPC), puts it: “Michael Gove [the former education secretary] uprooted the curriculum, and to use his word—and actually I agree with him on this—upgraded the curriculum very significantly. That’s great, and it’s been done, and his immediate successors are not going to revisit ...

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