By Helen Lewis - 21 April 10:28
Allowing the Durand Academy in Brixton to open a branch in West Sussex will lead to a "sexual volcano" with too many pupils from "nationalities where they are uncertain what hard work is about", says councillor.
By George Eaton - 11 March 02:26
In addition to "administration and staff costs", the Department for Education spent thousands of pounds on developing the GCSE replacement.
By George Eaton - 07 February 08:56
The Education Secretary's decision to bow to his critics and retain GCSEs is, in a competitive field, the most humiliating retreat yet from a coalition minister.
By Rafael Behr - 04 February 04:25
Tory MPs see the Education Secretary's politicisation of his department as a case study in how to beat the Whitehall system.
By Glosswitch - 20 January 09:22
It’s easy to claim richer students are more confident because of their superior education, but it may be more accurate to say they’re more confident because they’re rich.
By Stephen Twigg - 11 January 08:04
By obsessing over structures, the Education Secretary has lost the drive for school improvement that existed under Labour’s academies programme.
By George Eaton - 10 January 08:50
The Academies Commission warns that the schools are gaming the system by holding "social" events with prospective parents and pre-admission meetings.
By Roger Titcombe - 04 December 01:57
False claims for the success of academies have been swallowed whole by an uncritical media.
By Neal Lawson - 19 November 11:02
The three parties are united behind a failed education consensus. We need a new system that promotes cooperation, not competition.