While many other countries, including the emerging economies, recognise the value of investing more in public education, the UK is in danger of falling behind.
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You wouldn’t think that a policy requiring all teachers to obtain qualified teacher status (QTS) would be particularly controversial.
Every three years the education world is thrown into turmoil as the media report findings from the latest PISA study.
A look at Finnish schools reveals an education system built on unapoligetically social democratic principles.
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.
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.
There has always been one asset the Conservative party has had over Labour since Margaret Thatcher’s election in 1979, and that is the sheer ruthlessness of their convictions.
If we are serious about raising school results, we’ll have to target resources towards early years and catch-up classes in primary schools. This will require the government to make tough decisions about spending on secondary education.
For the second time this week the education sector has taken a beating, this time with the Ofsted report on the way that schools support high ability pupils.