Better integration with academic courses, more employer involvement, and a clearer balance between local and national oversight would all help.
Policy-makers should explore they should explore how to utilise such sponsors as philanthropists, businesses and charities.
The critics of phonics rely on cherry-picking and flawed studies. We guess when we don’t know. It doesn’t work. To become literate, children need to know.
Gove is ready to localise as much either as he wants to or as his colleagues will let him, or both. I hope it’s work in progress.
Zahawi must act to prevent “ideological race materials” being rolled out in schools by left-wing councils and others.
We need to stop the obsession about whether more or fewer people are going to university.
The current laws result in discrimination against lower income households.
The phonics revival started in the early ’90s, when St Clare’s School won an award for using it successfully in a difficult inner city context.
Government should make it attractive for entrepreneurs and engineers to come up with new ideas themselves.
Here are three measures the Department of Education should take to stop this from happening.
It should consider how it can give responsibilities to regional mayors and county councils.
Factors responsible for reading problems include poor teaching, visual stress under fluorescent light, and temporary hearing loss in early childhood.