Website Archive - Mar 2011

The Wolf Review rips into vocational education

The Wolf Review - commissioned by the coalition government from Professor Alison Wolf - is pretty...

04 Mar 2011

Education and the Middle East revolutions

 An interesting article has just appeared on the National Education Trust's website examini...

06 Mar 2011

Gove defends EBac at heads conference

 The Schools Secretary, Michael Gove, has refused to bow to criticism of the new school perf...

11 Mar 2011

Gove wants to 'raise the bar' on teaching standards

 The government has announced a review of the professional standards expected of new and exi...

11 Mar 2011

Labour launches education policy review

From the ASCL conference in Manchester:

The Shadow Schools Secretary, Andy Burnh...

12 Mar 2011

Government fears cost as universities charge £9k

 The University of Surrey has become the latest institution to announce its intention to cha...

18 Mar 2011

London Met set to be first university charging lower fees

London Metropolitan University is set to become the first university in England to set its fees b...

21 Mar 2011

The interconnected world - what does it mean for education?

 In his book 'The World is Flat', Thomas Friedman described how we live and work today in ...

28 Mar 2011

EMA replacement falls short

The government has announced a new bursary scheme to replace the current Education Maintenance Al...

28 Mar 2011