16 July 2014

Why it’s really bad that Gove is gone

Good riddance to David Willetts, but Gove? His demotion is a loss to education.

9 July 2014

Defending the freedom to choose an education

All schools promote certain values – parents must be free to choose the school which best reflects theirs.

23 June 2014

Hey, teachers, leave those parents alone

Working-class kids’ low grades should not be an excuse to bash their parents.

13 June 2014

A vital defence of disciplines

Disciplines aren't fusty academic relics, they're essential to the pursuit of knowledge.

3 June 2014

Poor kids at uni: second-class students

The focus on making university easier for state-school pupils is deeply patronising.

16 May 2014

Boko Haram and the feminisation of education

The West’s weeping over the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls speaks to the way education is used and abused in the Third World.