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Education & Arts Publications
This report argues that the government’s current model for educational intervention is intellectually incoherent, and stifles innovation within the teaching profession.
The hard truth about ‘soft’ subjects reveals that the vast majority of leading research universities are admitting fewer ‘soft’ A-levels and more traditional A-levels in comparison with the national uptake of these subjects in schools.
School Funding and Social Justice sets out how to establish a ‘pupil premium’ by attaching extra money for schools to pupils from disadvantaged communities according to their postcode.
More Good Teachers demonstrates how we can recruit, retain and develop a new generation of talented, inspired and effective teachers to tackle educational inequality.
This report looks at the government’s failure to remove poorly‐performing teachers from schools and propose a series of improvements to the capability review process.
Helping Schools Succeed: a framework for English education shows that successful education systems require a coherent structure – something conspicuously lacking in this country.
Helping Schools Succeed: lessons from abroad investigates five systems – New Zealand, Canada (Ontario and Alberta), Hong Kong and Sweden – which generally perform better than England on counts of excellence and equity.
Leading academic and former government advisor Professor Alison Wolf reports how the British Government have ludicrously over-estimated the benefits of raising the education and training leaving age to 18 and massively under-estimated the costs.
Learning the Hard Way: a strategy for special educational needs argues that the inclusion debate misses the fundamental point: that it is parents, not politicians, who are best placed to decide where their children should be educated. It is parent choice, rather than ‘expert’ opinion, that should drive policy.
Choice? What Choice? finds that parents often do not have meaningful options about where to send their children to be educated.