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Professor Becky Allen of the UCL Institute of Education has written important articles about the Pupil Premium (PP) that I discuss here and here...

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At the start of 2018, I was appointed governor of a local junior school. And a very good school it is too, with an excellent head and dedicated,...

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The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published a seven part guide to improving secondary science teaching .

It is excellent, and...

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This 1999 paper by Professor Michael Shayer is of enormous significance for the future of the English education system and the way that school...

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The ‘north/south attainment gap’ claimed to exist by The Sutton Trust, The Social Mobility Foundation, the DfE, the National Schools Commissioner...

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I have received this response from The Sutton Trust to my article questioning the ‘attainment gap’ .

Research by John Goldthorpe has...

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Every Facebook user should be aware of the business model of ‘free’ social media type services. It is to collect personal data and then sell it...

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The case for reason, science, humanism and progress, by Steven Pinker

Book Review by Roger Titcombe.

Steven Pinker is Johnstone...

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Mellissa Benn wrote powerfully about this in a Guardian article of 18 July 201 7:

There could not be a more favourable time for the...

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This is an abridged version of the full article which can be found here .

Politics and education are inseparable and always have been....

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Former Education Secretary, Chief Whip and Justice Secretary Michael Gove appears to have a lot of time on his hands since he was relegated to the...

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Since I published this article I have received a lot of email correspondence from internationally respected academics. The general thrust of this...

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This article shows that the East Asian education systems that come out at the top of the PISA rankings sink to the bottom half of the table when...

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After the EU referendum I wrote an article which began by drawing attention to comments made by Conservative Party elder statesman, former...

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Graduates who fall behind in student loan repayments while living abroad should be arrested at the UK border, suggests the Higher Education Policy...

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I have the consent of 'Disappointed Idealist' to write an article on my website based on his latest post on leaving the teaching profession....

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This week (20 June), former Chancellor and Tory elder statesman Ken Clarke stated that the referendum should never have been called because the...

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Michael Gove has told “complete lies about Turkey’s accession to the EU”, says Baroness Warsi explaining why she's changed her mind over whether...

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