My advice to parents seeking help from local authorities is not to bother – as it would probably be worse than useless. Their methods ignore the way the brain works.
Posts Tagged: Education
Whoever leads the Conservatives into the next election needs to gamble some of its political capital on winning over young, urban voters.
In his second piece on Higher Education, the former Universities Minister looks at how they might be tweaked – and why the alternatives are reactionary, expensive or both.
“Why shouldn’t a mutual, a not-for-profit, or even a charity be able to bid” to run the East Coast Mainline? Tugendhat on markets.
“Competition doesn’t mean privatisation.” The full text of his speech to the Social Market Foundation and Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
David Willetts: Less money for universities and more for training. This view is simple, seductive – and wrong. Here’s why.
In the first of two pieces on Higher Education, the former Universities Minister argues that the conventional account of how fees and funding works is mistaken.
Too much of teachers’ time is still spent away from the classroom on paperwork and invented data.
In trying to maximise the Party’s vote share, it’s essential that a proper audit of these barriers takes place (and others will no doubt think of some I have missed).
Education, housing, the environment: May’s campaigning priorities. And there is an NHS row. But what about the economy?
The Government had next to no living standards message at the election. It needs one now – and to explain how it fits in with those three priorities.
It flies in the face of our values that girls should be forced to miss school because they can’t afford sanitary products.
Our Party is bringing new rigour to Higher Education, but we have much more to do to win the support of young people on education policy.
The controversy over lifting the cap on new faith schools is not confined to Catholic ones. Hinds has a knotty problem to untangle.
Yes, we need a resource shift to technical education. But the loss of the Tory majority last June will make it very slow going.
it is quite conceivable that the Left of the party, casting around for a leadership contest standard bearer, will decide that he fits the bill.
Among seven-year-olds in 2012, 24 per cent of free school meal recipients did not reach the expected level in reading, versus 10 per cent of their better off peers.
When a generation that grew up online starts seeking public office, it won’t just be journalists who have a trail of unguarded comments that anyone can find.