Submitted by Alexander Blackburn on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 12:17
Britain’s place as a world-leader in education may be consigned to the past, after repeated headlines regarding Britain’s slide down education league tables. Last month, the OECD found that the knowledge and skills of our adults are worse than those of Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia, among others.
Submitted by Gabriel H. Sahlgren on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 11:48
In a recent blog post, Sam Freedman, former advisor to Education Secretary Michael Gove, announced that he has changed his mind about the viability of for-profit schools. He no longer believes such schools can ‘improve the current education system as it is’. This is for three reasons: 1.
Submitted by Gabriel H. Sahlgren on Thu, 08/08/2013 - 07:03
This blog is part two of a response to James Park's article on markets in education at the progress@HSE blog. The examples Park gives are far from mechanistic.
Submitted by Anton Howes on Wed, 08/07/2013 - 00:00
This blog is part one of a response to James Park's article on markets in education at the progress@HSE blog. James Park has a very thoughtful critique of markets in education over on the blog.
Submitted by James Croft on Sun, 05/05/2013 - 00:00
The Centre for Market Reform of Education is launching a consultation on plans for a new national association for tutors to develop industry standards and improve the consistency of private tutoring practice.