Education
Education

Education

4 February 2003

Sparking interest in science

While children hunger for truth and beauty, the UK government's new pilot science curriculum feeds them a soup of media-driven issues.

28 January 2003

Lifelong learning: education or therapy?

A lecturer assesses the demoralisation of post-16 education in the UK.

28 January 2003

Why vocational GCSEs won't work

Making the UK curriculum for 14- to 19-year-olds more ‘relevant’ will only make pupils more bored. A teacher writes.

23 January 2003

Fees and me

London students talk about paying for higher education.

23 January 2003

A temporary vocation

Is teaching just another job - and should it be?

16 January 2003

Writing wrongs

A nursery teacher reads between the lines of the UK government's confused National Literacy Strategy.

19 December 2002

Teachers, targets and theatre trips

When classic works of literature are taught as passages for analysis, what's the point in going to see the play?

19 December 2002

Teachers, targets and theatre trips

When classic works of literature are taught as passages for analysis, what's the point in going to see the play?

4 December 2002

Finishing universities

Never mind top-up fees - British higher education is already a consumer experience.

12 November 2002

Constructing a value map

British geography teaching is about everything under the sun - except geography. A teacher writes.