Education & Arts

  • Education & Arts

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

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  • 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

    Nicky Morgan speech
  • 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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    Vocational Education
  • 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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    E D Hirsch and the curriculum
  • Crossing the Line

    Secondary schools should cover the costs of some or all their students who fail to get a C in GCSE English or maths and end up transferring from the school to a Further Education College to take their resits.

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    GCSE English and Maths resits

Latest Education & Arts In the news

Latest Education & Arts Publications

Latest Education & Arts Blogs

  • 25 November 2015 | What will the Spending Review mean for schools?

    • Jonathan Simons, Policy Exchange's Head of Education, looks at the challenges facing schools in the Spending Review. School funding reform is likely to hit schools with higher funding, due to the protection of the schools budget, areas that were cut in the last Parliament will be cut again, and because the schools budget is only protected in cash terms, schools will lose money in real terms.

  • 23 October 2015 | The teaching workforce crisis requires innovation in both the recruitment and retention of teachers

    • Natasha Porter, Policy Exchange's Deputy Head of Education, summarises the debate at our recent education conference on the future of the teaching workforce. Among the many issues the conference threw up, the need to be more innovative in both the recruitment and retention of teachers was a common theme.

Latest Education & Arts Event

  • 03 November 2015 | Nicky Morgan keynote speech: Educational excellence – turning vision into reality

    • Policy Exchange is delighted to be hosting Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan for a keynote speech setting out how she intends to implement her vision of educational excellence in every part of the country. She will set out how she intends to take that vision forward with a raft of measures designed to tackle failure, raise standards and improve the quality of teaching.

  • 19 October 2015 | The Future of the Teaching Workforce

    • Policy Exchange and ASCL are hosting a half-day conference and seminar on the topic of the future of teacher supply in England. With three high powered panel discussions plus a keynote address, all with leading figures from across the education field, this will be a great chance to discuss practical policy work that could be done in the near future.

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