We invite you to an event to celebrate the wonderful variety of pedagogies. Organised by the National Education Union and kindly hosted by the Institiute of Education, University College London, this one day event will include speakers and… Read More
Halfon calls for the scrapping of GCSEs. Parents, is it time we push for bold yet beneficial reform?
For many years now I have been telling my long-suffering partner that if I was the Head of Education for the world – or at least England – I would scrap GCSEs. My reasoning has always been the… Read More
The Independent newspaper is keen to speak to parents who have been asked to plug the funding gap for school essentials through voluntary donations. Please email us at email@example.com as soon as possible this afternoon if you would… Read More
This may sound uncharacteristically heartless, but I was so pleased, though the context is horrific, to read Brian Walton in the TES expressing the prevalence of fear in his working life these days. It’s horrifying to learn it… Read More
Are you interested in news which digs beneath the surface of goings-on in and around education policy in England?
Education Uncovered is a website, now just over a year old, which aims to do just that. Set up, edited and largely written by me, Warwick Mansell, an experienced education journalist, it aims to scrutinise decision-making power at… Read More
You know the closing scene of the 1970 film, Scrooge, where the people of London are kicking their legs out in front, behind and to the side, as they follow the reformed Ebenezar? Their thumbs looped around their… Read More
Madeleine Holt talks to Nick Ferrari this morning about school uniforms after this article in The Mirror sparks debate. Read the article here What do you think? Does your school’s choice of uniform have any bearing on your… Read More
Layla Moran, John McDonnell and Caroline Lucas are among a cross-party panel of MPs hosting a Parliamentary briefing-with-a-difference tomorrow. At the event, children will come from all over England to tell and sing their stories of how years… Read More
We have been approached by a TV production company who are making a documentary for a major broadcaster about home schooling. They are keen to hear from parents with experience of children being off-rolled and then home-schooled. If… Read More
Layla Moran, John McDonnell and Caroline Lucas are among a cross-party panel of MPs hosting a Parliamentary briefing-with-a-difference on 10 Oct, 2018. At the event, children will come from all over England to tell and sing their stories… Read More
Parents, our children are in the hands of careless money-makers and political agendas. Isn’t it time we demand change?
This week you’ll find my blog takes quite a personally political journey. My politics are very left leaning but I am also very angry with this current government as I witness the impact of their policies furthering the… Read More