Tag Archives: General Election 2015

Aspiration and Education

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The general election is over but politics returns to business as usual as we now go through five more years of Conservative government. Educators, including ourselves, will continue to press for changes to policy and practice, particularly in relation to … 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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Education Manifestos in Detail: Part One – The Liberal Democratic Party

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Whichever political party wins the election, it’s evident from a review of their manifestos there will be a continuing struggle afterwards to create a school system fit for the 21st Century. With alarming statistics showing the poor mental health of … Continue reading

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Education Pledges from the Political Parties

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There’s a useful website that may help you decide which political party you’ll vote for in the General Election. https://voteforpolicies.org.uk/ The fact that it anonymises a series of political statements, so that you don’t know which party each statement comes … Continue reading

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Tristram Hunt’s Speech to the ASCL Conference – More Looking Back to Move Forwards

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In a week in which we listened to a lecture from Tony Little, headmaster of Eton College, entitled “Looking Back to Move Forwards”, it was interesting that Tristram Hunt chose to include a quote from the first Labour Party Minister … Continue reading

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