"One of the problems we've had is that the ICT curriculum in the past has been written for a subject that is changing all the time. I think that what we should have is computer science in the future - and how it fits in to the curriculum is something we need to be talking to scientists, to experts in coding and to young people about."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Michael Gove on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Michael Gove on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Michael Gove on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Michael Gove on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Michael Gove on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"What we're doing now is we're saying that individual schools can spend the money on their own priorities, so that head teachers can decide what's truly important, because the big shift in approach on education that we're taking - which is different from what happened before - is that we trust teachers and we trust heads."
"Unfortunately, the real achievements of children on the ground became debased and devalued because Labor education secretaries sounded like Soviet commissars praising the tractor production figures when we know that those exams were not the rock-solid measures of achievement that children deserve."
"The big shift in approach on education that we are taking - which is different from what happened before - is that we trust teachers and we trust heads."
"The single most important thing in a child's performance is the quality of the teacher. Making sure a child spends the maximum amount of time with inspirational teachers is the most important thing."
"The accumulation of cultural capital - the acquisition of knowledge - is the key to social mobility."