1. Is it the schools, the parents or the children?
The Chinese education system regularly scores highly in the international PISA tests,...Read more
This is a summary version of the full article which you can read here
Although this could be one my most important articles in relation...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
This is pointed out in an important Guardian/Observer article .
My central argument, supported by data from real school case studies set...Read more
This is at the core of any discussion about the purpose and nature of schooling.
There are many clichés in ‘edu-speak’. A very common...Read more
The cognitive development of individual pupils should become the key objective of the primary and secondary school curriculum and there should be...Read more
In 1958, after being on the council housing list since the end of the war, my parents were offered a two bedroom flat in a new tower block on a...Read more