The political and policy-based implications of the new Secretary of State for Education.
The New Statesman's special correspondent tells us how it was luck, as much as effort, that allowed him to overcome his dyslexia.
The questions about class and literacy which inspired the New Statesman's Literacy Week.
Welcome to the New Statesman's literacy week, discussing literature and literacy from policy to practice.
On the Queen's views, Tory school reforms and the rising homeless population.
Hey, it worked once!
The plan to transform schools into academies is just the latest evidence that this government has no coherent education policy.
Forget whether it would work - the government won't ever stump up the cash.
The recent case of an Orthodox Jewish school that went from Ofsted’s very highest ranking to its lowest within one inspection raises uncomfortable questions.
I agree, as Swartz wrote in 2008, that "there is no justice in following unjust laws", and the movement to protect the free internet from corporate and political interests is urgent.
As we download ever more of our lives on to electronic devices, are we destroying our own internal memory?
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