Tagged: Education

Supporters of the ‘Bacc for the Future’ campaign advocating their cause outside the House of Commons before the debate on 4 July 2016. This featured performances by creativity-based institutions such as the BRIT School. (Photo: Rhinegold)

Art Attack

The arts are under attack from the Department for Education. It’s time to stick up for them. On 4 July 2016, a debate was held in Westminster after over 100,000 people signed a Parliamentary...

In an attempt to revive class politics, Theresa May has proposed opening up new grammar schools. Above is Ikley Grammar School. (Photo: Betty Longbottom).

Grammar Schools: Do Your Homework, Mrs May

Since becoming prime minister, Theresa May has repeatedly said that she wants to govern for “everyone” and not just “a privileged few”. Would grammar schools help create the meritocratic society envisaged by Mrs May?...

The grammar school: an important vehicle for social mobility, banned by a Labour government. (Photo: Guernsey Grammar School)

Left Behind

Labour are floundering in their own muck, and their latest argument against Theresa May’s grammar school scheme is just further evidence of why their anti-ambition rhetoric can’t beat the Tories. Theresa May has swept...

It’s Time to Stop Killing Creativity

In its push for greater rigour in Britain’s schools, the government is at risk of neglecting creative subjects for academic ones, the very subjects which create well-rounded and confident individuals. Creativity is under attack...

Just another brick in the wall

It’s time to put an end to ideological and disruptive education ‘reform’, and fix the real problems. YouthVoice By Katy Bennett ____________ Every 16–18 year old across the country, for the foreseeable future. (Photo:...

Women part of the equation too.

Girls are being put off from taking science and other technical subjects because they are perceived as “for boys.” This worrying trend needs to be tackled urgently.   YouthVoice By Katy Bennett  ____________ A...

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