School

Don’t let half-term break the bank

25 October 2016 12:55

My niece is four-years-old. It’s no exaggeration to say that her social life is better than mine – by some…

Sod the fines, parents are right to save on holiday costs

7 July 2016 10:44

With just a week or so to go before schools break up for the summer, are you one of the…

This is how you can fight the Taleban

17 December 2014 18:26

The murder of over a hundred children by the Taleban in Peshawar left people furious but also frustrated. What can we…

The psychosis of the PISA report and best practices

10 December 2013 15:44

The enemies of school reform have something of a champion in Finland’s Pasi Sahlberg. In a recent comment piece for…

What Gove should know about Singapore schools

17 May 2013 16:10

Excelliarmus! Why do East Asian children feel they can relate to Harry Potter? Because he wears glasses, like so many…

Another blow against the something for nothing culture

16 April 2012 13:28

In the aftermath of the riots, the idea of withholding child benefit from mothers whose kids played truant was floated…