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Posts Tagged: social capital
Robert Halfon: Thatcherism was wrong. We need to build social as well as economic capital. Including in our schools.
Educational traditionalists are wrong to believe that if we focus on academic rigour and high standards alone, everything else will fall into place.
Robert Halfon: There’s a sense in the air that party splits are coming. But here’s a surprise – they won’t be over Europe
Plus: ditching Corbyn – it’s not that easy for Britain’s Jews. And: thanks to Tracey Crouch and Danny Kruger, the Big Society is back.
Robert Halfon: Do Barwell’s bean-counters lack the vision to see why Tories must campaign for social justice?
Plus: why John Bald is wrong to be critical on this site of the Education Select Committee’s report on school exclusions.
Robert Halfon: Our schools are the best ever – now let’s build on that success, and deliver more social justice
High educational standards are essential, but the most disadvantaged children also need help with workplace skills and social capital.
There has been huge investment in physical capital. But meanwhile, the effort to revitalise our human capital has been fragmented, centralised and half-hearted.
The former Chief Rabbi also speaks about his new book, “Not in God’s Name.”
Our modern way of life is fundamentally unsupportive of returning soldiers.
Samantha Callan: Osborne should make the marriage allowance meaningful in the Budget – and here’s how
This is a social justice issue: people with lower incomes aspire to get married, but face significantly higher financial and cultural barriers to doing so.
When things like like “family stability, imperfectly treatable health problems, and community engagement” are taken into account, the class divide becomes a chasm.