It’s hard work, but the progressive ideology has not gone away. It would be a tragedy for future generations if we gave in and settled for an easier life.
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She is among a tiny handful of people who have actually made an impact on the problem. Her school Michaela is a beacon of hope.
It’s partnered with a Blackburn-based educational trust responsible for the running of 30 free schools and academies.
My area is rich in ambition but poor in educational opportunity, children are falling behind their peers around the rest of the country.
It now needs to get real. This is clearly the plan in the next few months, starting with the Queen’s Speech tomorrow, leading to the Levelling Up paper.
It’s wrong that parents of children with special educational needs face extra local authority red tape.
Robert Halfon: Let’s extend the school day to help children catch up after Covid – and civil society can step in
Organisations should be invited in, to offer pupils professional mental health support, as well as sports activities and academic catch-up tuition.
Robert Halfon: I’m not a lockdown sceptic. But I am a “school-down” sceptic – and fear the impact of these closures.
The Government needs to provide an educational route map out of Coronavirus for schools and colleges – so that they can prepare.
Just as governments of the left develop institutions designed to embed their reforms and make them difficult to reverse, so should the right.
Iain Dale: Stop this utter selfishness and pathetic whinging about not having a normal Christmas to look forward to
Plus: After the kidnapping of this Christian girl, we should cut off aid to Pakistan. And: Muslims must face up the fact that terror is claimed in their name.
Syed Kamall: Rashford’s campaign calls for state action – but equally highlights the power of individuals and community
The recent debate on free school meals has shown, among many things, the impact of local civil society non-state organisations.
If Gove’s goal of breaking down education’s Berlin Wall is to be achieved, it will be Birbalsingh and her colleagues who have made the first breach.
Ben Everitt: Why the plan for a technical university in Milton Keynes offers new opportunities for higher education – and business
Free Schools spotted a gap in the market and provided a solution to fill it. This initiative has the potential to do the same.
The Free School headmistress and trailblazing education reformer shared her top tips in our latest ConservativeHome Live interview.
The Free School pioneer kicks off our Autumn series – join us to hear her views on education reform, the return to schooling, and freedom of expression.