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A Tale of Two Knights and their Call for Changes to Education

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Is UK education now in an “age of confusion”? According to Sir Tim Brighouse it is. His speech at the Arts and Media School in Islington made it very clear that education is in the midst of a turbulent time … Continue reading

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The Real Obstacles to Statutory Status for PSHE Education

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The Guardian has been running a series of education Q & As for each of the political parties. This week it was the turn of Nicky Morgan to respond to some key questions from readers. Here is the Q & … Continue reading

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The NET Mike Baker Memorial Lecture: “Looking Back to Move Forwards”

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Having spent an entire career committed to public state education, with a guiding principle of free education for all, it was fascinating to attend a lecture by the headmaster of Eton College and to be broadly in agreement with everything … Continue reading

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Ofsted Controversies: What To Do Next?

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It’s been another difficult week for Ofsted. The Guardian/Observer reported an allegation that an Academy “Superhead” knew precisely when Ofsted inspectors were due to inspect her school. This is intolerable, but it’s neither surprising nor the worst accusation ever heard … Continue reading

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