Education

1 September 2015

Time to reclaim the classroom

Joanna Williams introduces spiked’s back-to-school special.

1 September 2015

In an info age, we need knowledge more than ever

Pupils must be taught before they are asked what they think.

1 September 2015

Unleashing the power of knowledge for all

We need to put subjects at the heart of the curriculum.

1 September 2015

Teaching students to jump through hoops

The obsession with exams is cheating state-school kids out of an education.

1 September 2015

Educationalists: teaching bad ideas

Teachers are starting to fight back against the biases of educationalists.

The founding of the modern research university

A fascinating new book explores the Kantian origins of the modern university.

21 August 2015

The myth of England’s miserable kids

The Children's Society's latest report relies on nonsense measures and meaningless stats.

13 August 2015

Regulating sex: the fear of intimacy

Students’ feelings of vulnerability are driving the regulation of sex on campus.

10 August 2015

Pupils behaving badly

Authority in the classroom isn't just about crowd control, it is essential to transmitting knowledge.