Badenoch called for more risk and less intervention, and described how the tide was turned against Stonewall.
The argument for mixed ability is based on sociology rather than analysis of intellectual development, and it does not work.
Bridget Philipson was commenting on a complaint about Jess Phillips from headmistress Katharine Birbalsingh.
Many voters want moral seriousness, most politicians have difficulty finding the language needed to provide it, but the present Prime Minister thinks he may be able to.
The Attorney General on judges, Asian values, Spartans, the Good Law Project, Lord Frost – and why the Tories should revive the torch logo.
The education of these children has become focused almost exclusively on dealing with severe behavioural problems, with next to no attention to the teaching of reading.
Thankfully the Government is taking the threat seriously and has launched a “back to school and college” campaign.
Our approach to educational problems is practical, effective, and affordable. We need people who believe in them to implement them.
The Schools’ Minister responds to our series this week – and says that some are pushing for a reheated agenda which would take this country back decades.
I sat in a meeting with one of them. He was desperate to avoid the word “phonics”.
If Gove’s goal of breaking down education’s Berlin Wall is to be achieved, it will be Birbalsingh and her colleagues who have made the first breach.
Free Schools spotted a gap in the market and provided a solution to fill it. This initiative has the potential to do the same.