in Britain, the effect of the compensation culture has been to place ever-greater restrictions on what children can do both in and out of school
Posts Tagged: Schools
Dysfunctional families have deeply negative attitudes that they pass on to their children.
The Government has plans to extend the school day, which could mean the early morning starts often seen in America.
Much of current controversy about the Education Secretary has its roots in his belief that he must push for change while he still can.
Adam Afriyie MP: All schoolchildren should be given the opportunity to start and run their own businesses
Charities like Young Enterprise have been doing this work incredibly successfully for more than 50 years.
The Department for Education has issued guidance in which running is identified as a suitable punishment for misbehaving pupils
The children of immigrants are hard-working, well behaved and have a ferocious desire to succeed. But not all is well…
Teach First has turned London from educational problem child to success story – it must spread more widely across the country.
Louise Burfitt-Dons: To boost Britain’s quota of engineers, why not take a page from Germany’s book?
If the Queen can bestow honorary titles on pop stars and sportspeople, she can surely also do so on few more engineers.
As in 1983, the choice is is stark: either to continue progress towards recovery, or to follow extreme and damaging Labour policies
And academies and free schools should be able to borrow.
Blair’s political appointments to quangos were 75 per cent Labour. Now we need to depoliticise the whole system.
Joe Baron: ‘Student Voice’ demoralises teachers, encourages irresponsibility and promotes a culture of excuses
Children live at home with their parents because they can’t make prudent decisions – so why given them power over teachers?
At the heart of the debate about the economy is the persistent and worrying problem of restricted social mobility.
Rachel Reeves has a cheek to forget her party’s boom in welfare dependency and slump in educational standards.