18 August 2004

An ‘A’ for self-esteem

The annual row over exam results fails to address the problem.

11 August 2004

No substitute for knowing your stuff

Pursuit of knowledge should be at the cutting edge of education.

5 August 2004

Can’t read, won’t read

'Dyslexia' is becoming a catch-all excuse for poor work.

3 August 2004

Education - it’s not for the economy, stupid!

Those who believe that education drives economic growth need some lessons in reality.

21 July 2004

Class divisions

Who benefits from the 'personalised learning' strategy of dividing school pupils into sub-sets?

30 March 2004

Losing the plot

'Children's geography' is a quagmire for both pupils and teachers.

19 February 2004

Examination, examination, examination

Forget this endless exam reform - bring back education.

18 February 2004

What school rules?

Unless schools set high academic standards, they will never get the buggers to behave. A teacher writes.

16 February 2004

Give me Jesus rather than this

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on proposals to include atheism in school religious education classes.

1 December 2003

Top-up fees and useless degrees

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).