Councils could encourage more schools to specialise and give more children in care the chance to attend boarding schools.
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Spreadsheet Phil must become Storyteller Phil – if his Budget is to succeed where the Tory conference failed
The Chancellor needs to help deliver the sense of direction so strikingly absent in Manchester last month, and indeed since last June’s election.
To reduce investment in infrastructure or R&D is to take away from the future – just as surely as running up unsustainable debt does.
The evidence of improved standards shows that a knowledge-rich curriculum is the best way to enable each person to achieve the best of which he or she is capable.
A combination of work permits and a cap would provide proper control, while still allowing flexibility where it is required.
Daniel Hannan: The modern politician must learn about psychology, and how evolution moulds our minds
Just as the MPs of the 1970s realised the need to understand economics, the MPs of the 21st Century must understand how we think, and why.
Now is the time to spread more of the success beyond the South East.
The Article 50 Bill starts its passage through the Commons today – uniting the Conservative Party and throwing Labour into disarray.
Simon Clarke: Yes, Brexit will bring new problems for Universities. But it will also bring new opportunities.
The most successful ones will be those that maintain their partnerships in Europe, but also look farther afield to forge new associations across the globe.
We need to value ourselves more highly and create, capture and share that value with others.
Wales has held the dubious accolade of the worst education system in the UK for a decade.
We are often poor at commercialising technology. Doing so requires scale, which in turn means we need large numbers of qualified people.
Luke Tryl: Flourishing life sciences are vital for our prosperity. And they would be damaged by a Hard Brexit.
The decision of the EU to restrict Switzerland’s access to scientific funding after they voted to limit freedom of movement sets a worrying precedent.
If the head of one person is attached to the body of another, which of them survives – if either?
The state is intervening to support a system that sees 32 per cent of graduates ending up in jobs that don’t require higher level skills.