Society
21 October 2002
Teachers' unions threaten industrial action, every right-wing newspaper acts as cheerleader, and the education...
Politics
14 October 2002
There are just a few months left, at most, for those who want to save the ideal of a comprehensive secondary school...
UK Politics
07 October 2002
When Tony Banks was sports minister (1997-99), he, with other MPs, was lobbied at Westminster by the Coalition of...
UK Politics
16 September 2002
The school term began with a warning from the secondary headteachers' union: the newly opened city academies (schools...
Politics
15 July 2002
Soheila Mathison is the 13th head teacher that Mitchell Brook Primary School in north London has had in the past six...
UK Politics
01 July 2002
You may think the early 1980s were a bad dream from which the left has now woken up. But look at the 250,000-member...
Education
03 June 2002
Royalty and religion make a treacly mixture. The Queen's golden jubilee office came up with the idea of setting up a...
Business
13 May 2002
Alan Chambers tells the management lecture circuit how he led the first British unsupported walk to the geographical...
UK Politics
08 April 2002
At the height of the tourist season last year, when South Wales and the West Country hoped to recoup some of their...
UK Politics
01 April 2002
Annually, around Easter, Britain's teachers gather in three separate seaside towns and slag off the government. (They...
Society
14 January 2002
No, says the founder and chief executive of Britain's most successful education business, he was never much good as a...
Politics
17 December 2001
Estelle Morris, the Education Secretary, is about to spend several million pounds, which ought to go into schools, on...
Politics
26 November 2001
One doesn't want to gloat. The Education Secretary, Estelle Morris, can be assured that I don't want to bang on about...
Politics
15 October 2001
How strange that, just as we embark on what looks to some people like a religious war, ministers should start trying to...
Politics
01 October 2001
No, said David Triesman sadly, he didn't recognise himself in any of the colourful descriptions that people put about...

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