In contrast to a response to the riots that says 'we must empower teachers to be more disciplinarian, this country is losing its moral fibre' we should use human rights to illustrate the power of liberation and order, rather than simply applying order until liberated from the school gates.
How do we stop the riots from happening again? The Government has decided that part of the solution is for social services to take children away from bad parents and put them up for adoption.
On the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, Michael Gove was invited to discuss the twenty-four free schools opening this month. The free schools are a Conservative invention: centrally funded, outside of local authority control and run by anyone who wants to run one.
Young people need to be given a stake in society, whether that is through getting on the housing ladder through a shared-equity home
Am I the only one to feel a steady sense of disquiet when reading Toby Young's rather vitriolic comments on The Guardian's news splash on Free School funding?
As a teacher and professed literacy geek, I cannot explain how terrifyingly unambitious government approaches to raising standards in literacy can be.
In today's educational world, teachers are frequently the butt of criticism and accusations of systemic failure. They lack discipline, are unable to command respect and have poor qualifications.
Shouldn't Mr Gove and his advisers take a few tutorials on the history of climate change science, and then re-consider whether it really should be excluded from the national curriculum?
We broke the back of it folks. Us teachers are officially over half way through our summer holiday.For some of us we have just two weeks left of rest and relaxation
As shock fades, the recriminations begin. Conservative MPs accuse the previous Labour government of fostering welfare dependency, failing to improve education and forcing fiscal austerity upon the nation
So constant has the coverage of all things News International been in recent weeks that the words 'LATEST: PHONE HACKING' have burned on to the screen...
How do you boil an egg? It's not a ridiculous question. In fact, it's one some of the most well-educated and intellectual people out there would struggle with. They might be clued up on Chaucer and know Tolstoy to a T, but ask them about baking, boiling or frying and, quite often, they will be stumped for an answer.