An external comparator is a useful way of measuring the relative impact of various waves of public sector education reform.
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Fifteen million people have been vaccinated against Covid on time. Here are thirty more fields in which Britain leads the world.
The success in procurement and distribution prompts the question of what else we are outstandingly good at.
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.
John Bald: The use of provocative language to stimulate thinking is a teaching style that has become unfashionable
The headmaster of Eton has used the Equality Act to justify suppressing free speech at the school. That he stays in post is Eton’s loss.
We could, if lost time really is the objection to 2021’s exams going ahead, shorten the Easter holidays and pay teachers a bonus for extra work.
These are my starters for ten – so it’s over to you. What are the biggest choices? What are the problems that we have to get ahead of to keep afloat?
A number of highly-equipped educational establishments will be out of use until the next academic year. We should use them.
Unity Howard: Fixing educational inequalities must be top of the Government’s agenda as it reopens schools
The most deprived children are facing greater challenges to their education; Britain must remedy this disadvantage gap.
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
Successful schools would have to toe the line or be subject to the attentions of local democratic controllers. They could be destroyed without shutting them down.
The Prime Minister went to Eton on a scholarship, and has time and again evinced his commitment to maximising opportunity for all.
Ryan Henson: How to improve opportunities for white working-class boys – and get more on the Tory benches too
Research shows that investment in the early years of a child’s life is the most effective way to improve his or her long-term life chances.
His first major interview returns policy to the spirit of May’s original education ideas, with new faith schools and expanded selective ones as part of the mix.
Fairly or unfairly, the pro-EU cause is already associated with elites. The arrival of the Withdrawal Bill in the Upper House will do nothing to diminish that impression.