Education & Arts

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    Shaping education policies which value excellence and are relevant for the 21st Century student.

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  • The Importance of Teachers

    The Importance of Teachers is a collection of 11 essays from expert commentators and participants in education which set out practical things which government, schools and heads might do to tackle the teacher supply crunch currently affecting schools in England. Read more

    Nicky Morgan speech
  • Nicky Morgan sets out her education vision at PX

    At a recent keynote speech at Policy Exchange, Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan set out how she will implement her plan for "Educational Excellence Everywhere". The speech including the announcement of a new National Teaching Service which will place the best teachers in underperforming schools.  Watch the speech

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  • Higher, Further, Faster, More

    Higher, Further, Faster, More calls for BIS to redirect up to £532m of the Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE) grant to improve the quality of Further Education. Whilst acknowledging the importance of our Higher Education sector, the report points out that universities are sitting on reserves of £12.3bn at a time when 1 in 4 FE colleges could effectively go bankrupt within a year.

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    E D Hirsch and the curriculum
  • Knowledge and the Curriculum

    Ahead of a speech by American education academic E. D. Hirsch, Policy Exchange has drawn together a collection from a diverse range of education policy experts discussing the impact that Hirsch's thinking has had on the curriculum.

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    GCSE English and Maths resits

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  • 04 March 2016 | The Importance of Teachers: A collection of essays on teacher recruitment and retention

    • The Importance of Teachers is a collection of 11 essays from expert commentators and participants in education which set out practical things which government, schools and heads might do to tackle the teacher supply crunch currently affecting schools in England.

  • 25 January 2016 | Time to Care

    • Time to Care sets out how the presumed introduction of 30 hours a week free childcare for working parents of 3 and 4 year olds offers a potentially transformative possibility of evolving childcare and early years education into a mature public services market like 5-16 schooling or the NHS. The report sets out the benefits of such an approach and makes further recommendations for the Department for Education to take forward in this area.

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