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Tag Archives: Education
Left Foot Forward gets an honourable mention in this week’s Private Eye for Annie Powell’s tireless campaign to save Sulivan Primary School.
John Denham is right about two things: we need more diverse higher education provision and we need to reassess the value for money of higher education.
The decision to close Sulivan does everything that Tories say they oppose when it comes to education.
You wouldn’t think that a policy requiring all teachers to obtain qualified teacher status (QTS) would be particularly controversial.
It is by offering a progressive economic alternative to austerity that Labour can best reach out to a broad coalition of voters.
The media and political debate over grade inflation and Michael Gove’s proposed GCSE reforms disguise how difficult it is for young people in today’s struggling economy.
The revelation that 46 schools have Section 28-like policies is shocking, but there is a broader issue that the education system must do more for LGBT students.
There is a widening gender gap in A Level students’ subject choices which is arguably a result of socially conditioned gender norms. Subjects like Physics, Maths, ICT and Economics are dominated by boys whilst girls are the majority in Drama, Law and languages.
With the news that children are more unhealthy and unfit than ever before it is time that PE lessons lead to a lifelong interest in sport and exercise.