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Michael Gove unveils revisionist history syllabus featuring “World War Fun!”

Your country needs ME!Out goes the image of General Sir Douglas Haig as a ruthless incompetent and in comes the image of General Sir Douglas Haig the caring sensitive, people-friendly line manager.

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Posted: Feb 14th, 2015
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Gove apologises for selling school PE teachers

As many as 48 PE teachers may have been unlawfully sold by the Department for Education, new figures reveal.

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Posted: Aug 17th, 2012
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Teenage pregnancy tests must get harder, orders Gove

But some critics point out that the test is already unpopular. ‘Most teenagers will only piss on a stick if it’s being filmed for a dodgy website,’ said a spokeswoman for one pregnancy testing service.

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2012
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Alphabet reordered ‘to reflect demands of 21st Century’


Getting from A to B is now much more difficult.

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Posted: Jun 9th, 2011
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Primary schools ‘completely unprepared’ for first generation of Baby Einsteins

non-Euclidean geometry proving to be a bit tough for the other 5-year-olds‘There’s no way we can deal with classroom after classroom of certifiable prodigies. We’re used to teaching basic literacy skills and colouring-in, not advanced calculus and the history of the Bauhaus.’

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Posted: Mar 17th, 2011
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