From schools at one end to the job market at the other, many of the driving forces behind the campus mental health crisis aren’t vice-chancellors’ to solve.
Posts Tagged: Schools
Sean Malkeson: Why the Year of Engineering should matter to Conservatives – and are we making the most of it?
As the son of a plumber who ran his own local business for several decades, I know that such technical professions can be extremely rewarding.
Grieve is right. The logic of a Government defeat today leads to a change of leadership – and a general election
Neither Tory MPs nor voters want a poll, but a paralysed Government and Parliament would make one all but unavoidable long before 2022.
The Vote Leave director is the onlie begetter of this cashfest. But we’ve said it before and say it again: Britain can’t tax its way to prosperity – or a better health service.
Norfolk County Council has shown how boarding school can transform the prospects for vulnerable children
Yet the efforts of other local authorities to provide such opportunities have been derisory. Ministers give speeches but the Government has failed to act.
The employment figures tell a “Great British success story” – but that message could be made even more powerful
We must always remember that the remarkable job statistics are primarily the achievement of the people, not of politicians.
Patrick Spencer and Gerard Lyons: Yes, the British jobs story is a good one – but we can’t count on it carrying on forever
A report published by the Centre for Social Justice today outlines four major traps that could jeopardise Britain’s employment miracle.
Plus: A crazy clergyman, a bonkers Imam, and unreason on obesity. Richard Holden’s innocence. And: I am ready for Desert Island Dicks.
Its failures begins with the machinery of Government – the core civil service itself. This must be fixed.
WATCH: “This is proceeding at the proper pace” – Hinds denies that he is pushing too fast on T-levels
“We started this process a couple of years ago, there’s still two years and four months before teaching will begin”, the Education Secretary argues.
Yes, some rises are inevitable. But they must be balanced by spending reductions elsewhere if economic policy is to be practicable and coherent.
Conservative policies to date have done little to improve the situation, and have sometimes made it worse. These bureaucratic impositions must be lifted.
Daniel Coughlan: Faith schools. What evidence is there to justify Hinds breaking a manifesto commitment?
While Hinds’ grammar school announcement was welcome, his U-turn on the cap on faith-based free schools is simply baffling.
Today’s announcements are extremely cautious. Some of this is justified, some less so, but it makes a stark contrast to the Gove era.
Robert Halfon: Last week’s elections blazed a trail for fusing workers’ and metropolitan conservatism
The Conservative Government is also going to have to get back to its DNA – cutting taxes. Reductions for those on incomes below £45,000 would send a powerful signal.