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Interview with Chris McGovern, 28 August 2009


Chris McGovern came to public notice in 1988 following a dispute at his school in East Sussex over the introduction of the GCSE history examination. He lost his job and subsequently campaigned for a traditional factual approach to history teaching. He was a member of the History Committee set up under the Dearing Review of the National Curriculum in 1993-4 and submitted a Minority Report. He is the headteacher of a junior preparatory school in London. Interviewed by Dr Nicola Sheldon

McGovern, Chris and Sheldon, Nicola (2009) Interview with Chris McGovern, 28 August 2009. [Audio] (Unpublished)


Item Type:Audio
Subjects:History
Keywords:Teachers, GCSE, Empathy, National curriculum
Divisions:Institute of Historical Research
Collections:History in Education
Deposited By:Nicola Sheldon
Date Deposited:04 Oct 2011 16:35
Last Modified:18 Nov 2011 10:27
ItemID:3152
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