Tag Archives: Education

‘If at first you don’t succeed, you don’t succeed’ – How the government is failing adult learners

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Two new reports show that educational opportunities tend to coalesce around those who have already benefited the most from education.

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Education policy must acknowledge gender differences

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This year’s GCSE results show the biggest difference between boys’ and girls’ performance since 2003.

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Genuine social mobility would mean the abolition of private schools

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The country should draw upon 100 per cent of its population rather than relying upon just 7 per cent of it.

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Elitism and social discrimination persist, but what is to blame?

We should be clear: schools, universities, and leading firms all have a part to play in the continuation of elitism and social class discrimination

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Trojan horse and the unbearable silliness of the denialists

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Denial and deflection over extremism is a disservice to Muslim communities.

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Anyone interested in education can learn from the Haberdashers Aske’s debacle

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The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation scandal exposes Labour’s lack of policy on academies and free schools.

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Gove may be gone, but his legacy is in safe hands

Gove is gone but his legacy is in safe hands.

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What should Labour be saying on free schools?

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Data to be released next week looks set to reignite questions over Labour’s education policy.

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Questions to Michael Gove from a concerned Haberdashers’ Aske’s parent

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The freedom afforded to academies is not working.

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Don’t put it past Gove –the founder of Carphone Warehouse really could be the next chair of Ofsted


The Tory donor has his own academy chain and a financial interest in selling technology to schools: what could possibly go wrong?

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