Government should be passionate about self-reliance, but we must also recognise the transformative power of an enabling state.
Posts Tagged: Education
These opportunities and options should start far earlier in children’s lives, enabling a twin-track of skills training.
Chris Skidmore: Military personnel, veterans and their families deserve better access to Higher Education
We are providing funding to help service leavers to go to university, and scholarships for the children of those killed on duty.
The evidence suggests it would be a damaging mistake, but Labour is pressing on regardless.
Local issues matter. We are delivering good schools, housing and local services while achieving value for money.
We must listen to whistleblowers, cut out the graft, and make sure that the money is spent for the benefit of children.
I’m naturally wary of the state interfering unnecessarily, but at minimum it is important to ascertain their whereabouts and that they really are being educated.
Pupils engaged in aggressive or threatening behaviour must be taken out of mainstream schools. That is in everyone’s interests.
Andy Street: Anti-Muslim terror and anti-gay protests. The one thing we mustn’t tolerate is intolerance – wherever it comes from.
The New Zealand attack, the Birmingham school protests – and what we’re doing in the West Midlands to build cohesion and resilience.
The misery of bullying and vandalism has ended. I did not hear a raised voice during my visit, except for the loud recitation of poems learned by heart.
I’m travelling around the country asking the public what their priorities really are. This review should be the People’s review.
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.”