School types

These are profound issues about which there is little consensus in the UK. Elsewhere in the world states and societies are increasingly coming to...

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Payments made by Collective Spirit Free School (CSFS), Oldham, and Manchester Creative Studio (MCS) to a related party,...

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When this question is asked by a politician, an unsolicited social media post, or someone selling you something, it is always wise to think about...

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School refusal, school exclusions, self harm, drug culture, gang violence, social media and child suicides all appear to be linked, but...

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The purpose of schools is to fill the heads of children with knowledge. Who could argue with that? It’s obvious right?

‘Self...

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This was the subject of the Channel 4 ‘Dispatches’ programme broadcast on 4 February 2019.

As the number of children leaving...

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This article contains many quotes from others (follow the links). All such quotes are in italics. The blog site ‘Reclaiming Schools’ has...

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Check your knowledge of the goings-on in education in England during 2018

Who slated the Department for Education (DfE) about the... Read more

I have just watched Emily Thornbury on the Andrew Marr show (11 Nov 2018) being asked about the view of the London Mayor that, “the problem would...

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Writing for LSN in 2014, the late Maurice Holt noted the ‘transatlantic...

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Many struggle to recruit pupils, ten have closed

The University Technical College (UTC) initiative is failing, an...

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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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This is the title of a Guardian article which appeared on 11 September 2018. The following (in italics) are excerpts.

Major study of 1.8...

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Consider these quotes from this recent Guardian article .

The system is now pushing schools and their heads to prioritise “the interests...

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PLEASE WATCH THIS FILM - A Healthy Education: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1F5bv_YAgZ4 This is a short film to raise awareness about asbestos in... Read more

This year marks a signifi cant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.

Thirty years ago this summer the Great...

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Former Education Secretary Justine Greening has been speaking at the Sutton Trust .

Former Education Secretary Justine Greening’s...

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Theresa May’s speech on university tuition fee reform omitted one salient fact : it was the Coalition government which raised fees to up to £9k...

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