Website Archive - Mar 2010

The scandalous neglect of 'Gifted and Talented' Pupils

Government policy has badly let down 'gifted and talented' pupils as one initiative after another is abandoned.

17 Mar 2010 The Guardian

Sri Lankan nursery school

 I have just returned from Sri Lanka. Although it was mainly holiday not work, I couldn't r...

06 Mar 2010

Alan Milburn's radical education ideas

This week I chaired former Cabinet Minister, Alan Milburn, when he gave the annual lecture o...

12 Mar 2010

Tough times ahead for Universities

The Guardian HE Summit, which I chaired at the end of the week, brought several warnings of tough...

14 Mar 2010

Election Debates on Teachers TV

I've just finished recording three election specials for Teachers TV. In each one we brought a p...

15 Mar 2010

Education under election spotlight on Teachers TV

 The school policies of the three main political parties are put under scrutiny in three hal...

22 Mar 2010

Budget 2010: good and bad news for education

 There's good and bad news for education in this afternoon's Budget.

I suppose the...

24 Mar 2010

Cultural Learning Alliance launched

A national campaign has just been launched to promote the quality and range of cultural learning ...

24 Mar 2010

The Edgeless University - Guardian debate

I chaired a fascinating debate at The Guardian yesterday on the future for universities.


26 Mar 2010

School history website

 Derek Gillard's invaluable resource on education history has moved to a new web address.&n...

30 Mar 2010