The rush of policy announcements at conference seemed to miss out the area where change has been greatest.
In progressive circles, testing now inspires a lot of scepticism, if not outright hostility. But there's a lot of evidence to suggest that exams bolster learning in a way that studying can't.
While policies like the Home Office's 'racist vans' abound, those in higher education should commit themselves to sending their students abroad.
I loved watching the first part of the new documentary Educating Yorkshire. All I could think was: “No school for me, suckers!”
Why communication need no longer be the main focus for language learners.
Almost half of English schools districts will soon have too few places for pupils. But free schools continue to open in areas with a surplus.
By abolishing AS-levels, the government risks making university education the preserve of a rich elite.
The Education Secretary's flagship policy has failed to improve standards or reduce educational inequality.
What about parents with children at different schools? Gove and Twigg should recognise the need for local co-ordination.
The education department cannot be expected to oversee more than 3,000 schools. We need local commissioners to act as champions for standards.