Today, we've launched a new study into secondary school textbooks around the world, continuing our focus on the content of
It will come as no surprise that the amount of time 8-11s and 12-15s spend online has more than doubled since 2005. Similarly, a quarter of 8-11s and seven in ten 12-15s own a smartphone. These are startling figures, but are the reality of the increasingly digital world we are living in.
Until 2005, all but a few students took a language in Key Stage 4. They were given the opportunity to develop critical thinking
The phrase 'back to basics' is widely used when things have gone wrong, become confused, entangled or over complicated. It's a very old saying and a particularly common one too. Very often it is used to instil confidence and trust in getting it right this time.
Young people are fantastic early adopters of technology, but they don't have the emotional resilience to cope with the fall-out when feelings get hurt along the way. Girls, in particular, seem to be experts at internalising this upset.
Congo Textbook 2006: Education Civique et Morale. Education pour la paix Today, on International Women's day, we are investigating
This would inform people, spark an interest from a young age, and give a scope for creativity that is not currently present, without forcing people to solely study fashion. I am not putting other arts down, I am trying to bring fashion up to a similar position, and it is my belief that, with these changes in attitude and procedure, this is a very real possibility.
A system which delivers not just for nine out of ten children, but for the remaining one in ten currently left behind. Which closes the attainment gap between children from our most and least deprived communities. And in so doing, not only transforms their lives, but all our lives - creating a fairer society, a more prosperous economy, and a country we can all feel comfortable living in.
Education is about inspiring people to learn and to be passionate about learning. But for too long, and in too many schools
Ofsted has received criticism from two committees of MPs this week, who have slammed its failure to highlight the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal and the 'Trojan Horse' plot in Birmingham schools, after allegations of attempted takeovers by individuals looking to impose a view of radical Islam on the students.