UK Policymaking


16 May 2018

Why parents should fear childcare going the way of Carillion

  There has been a major change in the way

Author: Helen Penn Read More
13 Apr 2018

Outdoor learning grows in Scotland as grasp of benefits takes root

  More and more educators and policymakers are lauding the

Author: Libby Brooks Read More
9 Apr 2018

By axing early years help, we give our children a mountain to climb

  Sure Start was agreed by all parties to be

Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce Read More
19 Mar 2018

Stuck in the past: the UK needs to produce creative thinkers not exam-passing machines

  Thusha Rajendran, Reader in Psychology, Heriot-Watt University,  argues passionately that

Author: Thusha Rajendran Read More
12 Dec 2017

Not so sure that they are ‘Bold Beginnings’

  Controversy rages over Bold Beginnings, Ofsted's report into primary

Author: June O'Sullivan Read More
5 Dec 2017

Ofsted reception curriculum report: the 15 recommendations

  In its controversial new report on the way reading,

Author: Freddie Whittaker Read More
21 Nov 2017

‘The consequences of the government’s education funding cuts? A lost generation of pupils’

  Former Headteacher, Colin Harris, assesses the impact of the

Author: Colin Harris Read More
7 Nov 2017

Child poverty in Britain set to soar to new record, says thinktank

  The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned that

Author: Larry Elliott Read More
20 Sep 2017

Domestic abuse: focus more on children, says Ofsted

  Schools need to be more aware of the effects

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20 Sep 2017

‘Tests for four-year-olds as soon as they start school are harmful’

  Despite the fact that baseline assessment has been vigorously

Author: Colin Richards Read More