And their doing so can help end the relative underperformance of northern schools.
Posts Tagged: Education
The reality is that most of it will be concentrated on pupils older than 16 – whatever the best age may be at which to select.
We need higher skill apprenticeships, a maths requirement at 16-19, and the GCSE level of English and maths to be a prerequisite for Further and Higher Education.
James Cartlidge: Beware an unexpected consequence of Brexit – opening our doors to a new mass of unskilled migrants
My worry is that we will end up simply substituting EU immigration with non-EU. We need to buy time to train our own workforce up.
James Frayne: The question to ask before introducing any new policy – “Would I want this for my own family?”
Too often people in Westminster choose one thing for the public and another for their own loved ones.
We are increasingly seeing evidence of re-nationalisation coming back.
A high priority will be quality structured work placements.
A new fortnightly column from the former Education Secretary starts tomorrow.
The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.
Too many people have seen little wage growth in over two decades, and remain in insecure jobs with no prospect of in-work progression.
Stella Creasy: Labour and Conservative MPs must work together to ensure that children learn about sexual consent
Of course we battle over our competing visions of Britain. But on something this important we should co-operate.
The industrial strategy has a welcome focus on education. But will it live up to its claim of modernity?
There is still some way to go before we can be sure this is a truly new approach, and not a return to what has been tried before.
Carolyn Fairbairn: If the Government gets its Industrial Strategy right, we can help make the economy stronger and fairer
We need sectoral centres of excellence that strengthen our economy, create higher wage jobs and help us trade across the globe.
A narrow, national criteria for success punishes the very diversity and autonomy the Government aims to foster in our education system.
Simon Clarke: Yes, Brexit will bring new problems for Universities. But it will also bring new opportunities.
The most successful ones will be those that maintain their partnerships in Europe, but also look farther afield to forge new associations across the globe.