Institutions have been dragging their feet, when it comes to opening up. But there’s evidence of a quiet revolution.
Too much learning has been lost, and too many children will find their educational outcomes affected, to simply return to business as usual.
Whilst individual ministers rise and fall, overall the Government goes to the polls with a lot of goodwill from grassroots Conservatives.
New data reveals the impact that the EBacc has had on raising standards
Chris Skidmore MP is the MP for Kingswood If the purpose of education is not merely to provide us with the skills, knowledge and awareness to progress into whichever career we choose, but to instil also in each pupil a common shared body of knowledge and values which we pass on to each generation, then […]
Chris Skidmore MP is the MP for Kingswood It has been long-standing custom and practice that MPs are elected as individual representatives to serve a full term, and that their mandate is an individual one. However, it cannot be denied that for the most part, voters cast their ballots with party identity firmly in mind, […]
Chris Skidmore is MP for Kingswood and a historian. In a letter to The Times (£) this morning, nearly thirty of our most prolific and celebrated historians, many of them household names including Niall Fergusson, David Starkey, Anthony Beevor, Amanda Foreman, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Professor Richard Evans and Andrew Roberts, whose expertise between them covers […]
"Invisible Children" is the first part of the Bow Group’s "Invisible Nation" series. The research report, to be published in full tomorrow, uncovers the thousands of ‘The Invisible Children’ who never make it to the league tables. It is ten years since Tony Blair made education his priority in government. An entire generation of pupils […]