The Expert Panel was a group of experts, greatly respected by education professionals.
As a member of the Expert Panel, Andrew Pollard is able to give a unique perspective on the process which has led to the primary proposals.
How much account has been taken of the views of the panel, of the public consultation, of real international research evidence and of American academic, E.D.Hirsch?
As Andrew writes ‘Education must be seen as “the product of interaction between knowledge and individual development”. The proposals suggest the balance has been skewed strongly towards the former.