There is no reason why it cannot be as intrinsically patriotic, rigorous and questioning as other historical disciplines.
Posts Tagged: Schools
Economic crises have infantilised multiple generations. Our leaders need to give them hope.
Historical reality is that there is no colour-bar on human wickedness and suffering, just as there is no colour-bar on human achievement.
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.
Robert Halfon: Delivering social justice means feeding children properly. We’re not doing so – and we must.
The Government’s own calculations of welfare payments do not cost in the provision of a healthy diet.
Bella Wallersteiner: Let the young work, play and be free of the rule of six – while older people learn to live with the virus
It is about time we had an honest conversation about segmenting the population, with more targeted protection for the elderly and vulnerable.
Many still assume that going to college and leaving home are bound up together. But it ain’t necessarily so.
Raghib Ali: Covid-19. The pluses and minuses of the Government’s new plan – and why there should be no more lockdowns.
The Government’s cost-benefit analysis showed that the impacts of the lockdown were greater than those of the direct Covid-19 deaths.
Covid. Mass lockdowns v a Swedish option is a flawed choice. But if Ministers can’t make mass testing work, it’s the one we’ll have.
More tests, quick tracing, quarantine and mini-shutdowns if necessary (not the closure of whole cities and metropolitan areas) are the best-in-class solution.
What could give the Government a sense of purpose – and chances to achieve? Making Gove Deputy Prime Minister.
Johnson needs a Simon Milton figure in government. The move would be controversial, to put it mildly. But who else is there?
The Free School headmistress and trailblazing education reformer shared her top tips in our latest ConservativeHome Live interview.
Robert Halfon: Seven education heroes of the lockdown. All credit to them for putting the interests of children first.
They followed the guidance from Sir Nicholas Winton: “if it is not impossible, there must be a way to do it”.
Our new initiative in South Holland will inspire children from disadvantaged backgrounds that they can succeed.
Dr Meadows said that all sorts of trials had taken place. The point is: why not this one, which would have allowed problems to be identified in advance?
Anna Firth and Stephen James: To help children catch up, we need a massive extension of quality remote teaching and learning
The power of online tuition to help them is immense. With thought and imagination, it is possible to take Eton into every home.