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7:00pm, Monday 24 September 2007, Contact education@instituteofideas.com for more information.

Robert Whelan, Deputy Director of CIVITAS and editor of The Corruption of the Curriculum, and Martin Johnson, Acting Deputy General Secretary, Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and the lead author of Subject to Change: New Thinking on the Curriculum, will introduce a discussion on the opposing theses of their recent books.

Information about the CIVITAS book can be found here: www.civitas.org.uk

Information about the ATL book can be found here: http://www.atl.org.uk/atl_en/news/Media_office/releases/curriculum_launch.asp

Short reviews of both books are on Education Opinion:
CITIVAS book
ATL book

Several members of the Education Forum were guests on Claire Fox News on 18 Doughty Street discussing the criticisms made of new curricula in the recent CIVITAS publication The Corruption of the Curriculum.