It should focus on improving vocational training for people who are not going to university – and on getting primary as well as secondary education right.
Despite the growth in academies, finding talented people willing to serve as governors remains crucial.
We have allowed our enemies to infiltrate almost every power centre that matters and delegitimise our very existence.
There is not enough cross-pollination between the education sector and employers. And careers advice must be dramatically improved
Education is key – we need more good and outstanding school places.
Free schools are changing lives for the better, and have proved popular despite the early naysaying. Greening must shut down talk of scrapping the policy.
Other than saying, “the state should stay out of things”, they haven’t had much to say. This must change. They need to set out how they’d do things better.
The Education Secretary must navigate skilfully to get the proposals safely to port.
The Education Secretary is grappling with reform of the national funding formula for schools at a time when spending on them is under pressure.
Self-employed people earning less than £15,900 a year will still see a reduction in their NICs bill, and also benefit from the increased income tax personal allowance.
Real change won’t happen until until technical courses gain equal esteem to academic ones.
The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.
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.
A narrow, national criteria for success punishes the very diversity and autonomy the Government aims to foster in our education system.
At last “the system” is becoming more flexible.