With grammars and universal school meals, both main parties have decided to answer policy questions no one is asking.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts column.
To get the best out of it, investment in learning technology needs to be results driven.
The tragedy lay in the way the system was allowed to continue long past the point where its failings were clear.
The problem in these schools is not an issue of radicalisation.
My teacher friend requested information about free schools from the DfE under FoI law. After a year and a half of appeals ruling in her favour, the DfE still refuses to release the information. Now it’s going to court.
Liberal or pluralist multiculturalism?
Selective education works for the chosen few, but the rest do worse than under a non-selective system.
Meritocracy – embodied in the grammar school system – is concerned with achieving equality between equals and permitting inequality between un-equals.
Reforms set to take effect from September 2015 will see English literature become an optional subject, reserved for only the brightest students, which will not count to schools’ Ofstead rankings.
The women’s officer of Oxford’s student union, OUSU, and another student have started a campaign for the Oxford Union president to resign from his post after he was accused of rape and attempted rape.
Twenty years ago, Labour won a landslide on a tide of optimism. Where did it all go wrong?
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