The unravelling of a cure-all qualification
By Yojana Sharma - 28 July 13:00

Can diplomas, originally pitched at plugging the middle-range skills gap, really ensure high-quality

Don't be afraid of failure
By Benjamin Cohen - 28 July 13:00

Former teenage dot-com entrepreneur Benjamin Cohen says to prepare pupils for business you must let

Now for real exams chaos...
By Jack Shenker - 28 July 10:53

In a country with spiralling inflation and widespread poverty, passage from school to university is

Pakistan's dreamer
By Syed Hamad Ali - 23 July 11:08

Imran Khan's aspiration to build Oxbridge in Pakistan is seen by his detractors as mere idealism in

Wembley's tent city
By Claire Provost - 16 July 13:28

How a battle to save a football ground and stop an academy school prompted teachers and other citize

Something for the weekend: Questionaut
By Iain Simons - 11 July 11:54

Children think computer games are cool. Children hate maths / physics / learning. Therefore - hide maths inside computer game and make maths cool.

Parent power confronts Sarkozy
By Agnes Poirier - 10 July 10:18

No French government has dared challenge a popular protest by millions of French people, especially

A Neet solution
By Charles Leadbeater - 10 July 10:18

Increasing numbers of teenagers stumble at the transition from school to work. There is an answer

Something for the weekend: gwap.com
By Iain Simons - 04 July 10:38

Compelling yet one can't quite escape the nagging feeling of contributing to a sentient super-comput

Working to educate the youth
By Doug Harris - 03 July 11:40

Doug Harris, member of the <a href="http://www.reachouttrust.org/">Reachout Trust</a>, explains the

On summer schools
By SKR - 03 July 10:29

Throughout the US and UK, the summer school was a distinctive feature of the progressive age before

When discrimination works
By Martin Bright - 03 July 10:29

Parents of children who are now at private school are already talking of moving them to the local st

A new deal for British children
By Suzanne Moore - 03 July 10:29

Why are our young people so unhappy? Because we have become a society that fears, demonises and sile

Interview: Ed Balls
By Martin Bright and Suzanne Moore - 03 July 10:29

With soaring street violence and constant classroom testing, Martin Bright and Suzanne Moore ask the

Right to strike over low pay
By Dave Prentis - 25 June 12:10

Since 2004 local government workers have had below inflation awards. Their vote in favour of strike

The price of failure
By Peter Wilby - 19 June 11:15

Labelling schools undermines customer confidence

The key is respect
By Ed Miliband - 19 June 11:15

The government needs to change the relationship between state and citizen, writes the Minister for t

Future visions
By Martin Bright - 05 June 10:43

With the outlook so bleak for Labour, the government is reacting nervously to ideas of change. But s

For the good of others
By Peter Wilby - 29 May 13:00

The public sector ethos may be on its last legs.

Time for universal free school meals
By Sharon Hodgson - 27 May 11:42

Labour's Sharon Hodgson says universal free school meals are a vote winner and would boost the natio

Is Boris the new Roderick Spode?
By Jonathan Calder - 12 May 10:44

Commuting without alcohol, Boris's first wedding and being the blondest Johnson. Jonathan Calder ref

The Crouch End Commune
By Tom Nairn - 08 May 13:00

In 1968 one of the most prominent protests in the UK was at the Hornsey College of Art...

Oxford revisited
By Nakul Krishna - 01 May 13:00

<strong>Legacy: Cecil Rhodes, the Rhodes Trust and Rhodes Scholarships</strong>

Philip Ziegler <em

Promises, promises
By Lynsey Hanley - 24 April 13:00

A set of documentary films from 1930 to 1950 shows a Britain in which equality is so near as to feel

A week to remember?
By Richard Reeves - 17 April 13:00

Faced with an almost unprecedented drop in popularity, some in the Labour Party are starting to thin

Battle of the petty bourgeoisie
By Andrew Billen - 17 April 13:00

A satire on middle-class niceties works well as both comedy and philosophy

<strong>God of Carnage

The unhealthy choice
By Peter Wilby - 03 April 13:00

Once the National Health Service put equality first.

Class size isn't everything
By Peter Wilby - 27 March 12:00

Why teachers may be wrong about this class issue

Beyond Metroland
By Owen Hatherley - 19 March 12:00

In the 1930s, the Shell oil company helped create a very British kind of modernism

With all that money, schools and hospitals should be better
By aloysiusmcd - 19 March 12:00

The “third stage” is designed to make clear that Brown’s Labour Party will not revert to old tax-and

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