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Former Education Secretary Justine Greening has been speaking at the Sutton Trust . Former Education Secretary Justine Greening’s powerful words [... Read more
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The case for reason, science, humanism and progress, by Steven Pinker Book Review by Roger Titcombe. Steven Pinker is Johnstone Family Professor in... Read more
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This post is prompted by an article in today's 'i' newspaper that includes a table of EU and EFTA countries in order of the percentage of secondary... Read more
As our government zigzags on yet another approach for schools, I wonder why, unlike most countries, we can’t settle on a model and Get It Right.... Read more
Since I published this article I have received a lot of email correspondence from internationally respected academics. The general thrust of this has... Read more
After the EU referendum I wrote an article which began by drawing attention to comments made by Conservative Party elder statesman, former Chancellor... Read more
Readers of this blog will have heard of the "Panama Papers." This huge leak of documents from the Panama law firm Mossach Fonseca has disclosed a... Read more
Many years ago, when I was a physics teacher, I gave a test like this to my top set Y11 GCSE students. The results were very poor. I have since... Read more