I’m travelling around the country asking the public what their priorities really are. This review should be the People’s review.
Posts Tagged: Education
It is utterly confusing to provide 12,000 course options at Level 3 or below. The system must be reformed.
Our new Covenant establishes a set of principles to guide private, public, and third-sector organisations who want to help.
Vacuous proposals for a “national strategy” are made – with no reference to standards or teaching methods. Wishful thinking won’t fix the system.
“Making those dreams come true: that should be our calling as Conservatives.” Raab’s speech to Onward – full text
“People need the opportunity to benefit from their ability, their determination, and their hard-work.”
Rachel Wolf: How even the perception of a knife crime crisis will make good schools no go zones once again
In general, it is right that schools should remove children that are a danger to others and who are preventing other children from learning.
James Frayne: The public’s views on sex and relationships education are more nuanced than you might imagine
If it is framed through the prism of tolerance and anti-bullying, most people support it. But there are still political pitfalls.
Practical skills such as bricklaying, electrical work, carpentry, and plumbing, can be taught alongside GCSEs.
All I am trying to do is give impetus to a national conversation about how our education system should prepare our young people for the future.
Rachel Wolf: On policy, it’s not the Independent Group that’s driven to the margins. It’s the Conservative Right.
The new group’s platform is not very inspiring. But its biggest problem is it they won’t be very different from the Conservatives’.
The problem is Parliament putting new legal obligations on local authorities, for worthy causes, but then leaving the cost to fall on Council Taxpayers.
Future of Education 3) Calvin Robinson: Leave the curriculum alone, and focus on quality of delivery
The third writer in our mini-series argues for a focus on finding and keeping good teachers. And asking tough questions of some PGCE courses.
The second writer in our mini-series says that creating more grammars is a distraction from change that matters.
The first writer in our mini-series is concerned that the Conservative education policy is at risk of neglecting the important lessons of the Gove years.
We trail a mini-series on what might happen next amidst a sense of uncertainty about will follow the Gove reforms.