A parent who raised concerns about her daughter's education at a Devon-based pupil referral unit (PRU) was ‘fobbed off’, a BBC...Read more
‘ …we are investing more now—record sums—in education. ’
Boris Johnson, 8 January 2020, House of...Read more
‘ We cannot let Michael Gove’s sterling work be wasted. The former Education Secretary was passionate in his desire to improve...Read more
It’s usually a three-year ritual. The day PISA results are published is the day the UK media is dominated by hand-wringing about...Read more
England’s maths score in the triennial PISA tests has risen by more than ten percentage points since 2015 making it the highest...Read more
Young people educated in a private secondary school were 12 percentage points more likely than their state-educated peers to...Read more
World Bank investment in Bridge International Academies in Kenya via its subsidiary organisation IFC* is to be investigated...Read more
Pupils in England are more segregated by ability than almost every other country in the world, analysis by John Jerrim ,...Read more
The ethnicity ‘attainment gap’
The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has produced a table showing ‘attainment gaps’ for ethnic...Read more
It’s vital to fight fake news, education secretary Damian Hinds said in a recent press release .
When Donald met Ron
In the autumn of 2016, Donald Trump paid a visit to a charter school in Cleveland, Ohio. Candidate Trump...Read more
The following are my personal views arising from Greta’s words .
On climate change
Like Greta, I am with David Attenborough and...Read more
'We [the Treasury] were able to increase the education budget by £1.3 billion last year... ', the Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss told...Read more
This was the subject of the Channel 4 ‘Dispatches’ programme broadcast on 4 February 2019.
As the number of children leaving...Read more
EU joins donors uneasy about commercialisation of education
The EU Parliament this week passed a Resolution banning...Read more
The present system in England harms all pupils
There’s something in the air – and it’s not just too-early Christmas music...Read more