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Education & Arts Publications
Sink or swim? analyses the history of troubled mergers in British universities and takes a closer look at the accountability framework keeping universities in check. It considers the case for failure in the overcrowded London market and outlines some of the major financial threats for universities on the horizon.
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.