The fundamental difference between us is that Labour seek to help people in poverty; the Conservatives seek to help people out of poverty.
Posts Tagged: Schools
Harriet Maltby: Sunshine is winning the day. Here’s evidence that Britain’s getting better – not worse
More freedom. Strong families. New jobs. More giving. This year’s Prosperity Index from the Legatum Institute is a rebuke to the doomsters and gloomsters.
John Bald: Tory Reform at Education – Michael Gove is the most important Secretary of State since Butler
From my perspective, his most significant changes are the reshaping of the school curriculum and examinations.
Their pledge of “a grammar school in every town” makes great headlines, but does it add up?
By sticking to our guns we have now the fastest growing economy in the G7 under this Conservative-led Government.
Julian Mann: Why should Church of England schools be punished for the faults of Islamist extremists?
Ofsted recently scolded a CofE primary school in Bolton for failing to celebrate “religious and cultural diversity” – even though it already celebrates Eid and Diwali.
It is neither paternalistic nor libertarian, but grounded in a “compassionate conservatism” whose roots lie in Adam Smith and Edmund Burke.
Nick Herbert MP: Personal health and education accounts – and a new right to own. Here’s why you should vote Conservative next May.
My book about and vision of what we should do if we win next May.
James O’Shaughnessy: Eradicating childhood illiteracy should be at the heart of the next Conservative manifesto
One in five children leave primary school unable to read, write and count at an age-appropriate level. Save the Children’s new campaign aims to correct that.
…or was he? Some people are saying that the caller sounded like an adult woman, although LBC deny it.
With the Royal Marines there was no question of certifying incompetence, or making the tests “more accessible.”
The key factor in whether your school gives you a good start in life is luck – that must change.
It is no use “shooting the crocodiles” without also “draining the swamp”.
She is under scrutiny not only from her predecessor’s enemies but also from his admirers – as Matthew D’Ancona’s column today helps to show.
Our view is that the greatest gains are likely to come in improving broad educational outcomes when thinking about ‘the whole child’.