174 civil society organisations from across the world have called on investors to stop supporting Bridge International Academies (BIA), the low-...Read more
' Curriculum for Excellence fears add to surge in home schooling’ booms the Times today.
It claims the rising number of home educated...Read more
England outperformed Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in the 2015 international PISA tests and it’s because of the ‘core-knowledge’ curriculum...Read more
Education is a human right and a public good, a recent UN Resolution confirmed.
The Resolution pressed States ‘to take all measures to...Read more
Michael Gove said he would ‘listen and learn’ in his new job as Environment Secretary.
Speaking on Radio 4 Today (13 June 2017*), Gove...Read more
Neil Carmichael, Conservative chair of the Education Select Committee, doesn’t support plans to expand selective education. Speaking at the Annual...Read more
‘Education is a public service’ and ‘a common good that cannot be traded’, said Jean-Marie le Guen, the French Minister for Development, at the...Read more
Schools Minister Nick Gibb attacks education ‘experts’ in his speech to Education World Forum. But he then sets himself up as an expert.
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
Schools minister Nick Gibb ‘inadvertently’ repeated the discredited claim that the UK’s position in PISA tables had fallen from 2000. This faulty...Read more
Uganda has closed all schools run by Bridge International Academies (BIA), a global chain of for-profit, supposedly ‘low-cost’, private schools....Read more
English school children are among the most tested in the world. Yet there’s no evidence frequent, mandatory, national tests raise educational...Read more
In years to come, the message sent to leading Brexiteer, Michael Gove, by his wife, Sarah Vine, may become to be known as the ‘Lady Macbeth email...Read more
All non-selective secondary schools are failing if 32% of pupils identified as high ability in Key Stage 2 tests don’t achieve A-A* in GCSE...Read more