Education Reform

Budget chief Michael Sachs has reportedly resigned in reaction to the plan.
There is much said about the reported social care 'crisis' in the UK. This has been caused by a myriad of factors, not least
'Shoot!' yells Karina, a tall, athletic 15-year-old Burundian as she launches a ball in my direction. I grab it, go for the
In the area of technology and data-powered solutions, the space that receives the most hype, Brookings argues that many approaches are simply not innovative enough. It finds that tech is mostly being used to augment or substitute existing approaches, and concludes that just 1 in 5 technology-based innovations can considered to be genuinely transformative.
It's September and my social media is jam packed with photos of children heading back to school. For some, it is the very first time they will enter our education system. But what many of them don't know is that the jobs they will eventually find and settle into later down the line are not the jobs that exist today. 65% of children entering primary school this month will work in jobs in the future we don't even know about yet.
I feel privileged to witness the positive impact my work has had upon individuals, upon schools and through advising on policy, upon the education system itself. Coming out to a whole school community was indeed the most profound thing I have ever done. We carry on with hope in our hearts, the battle for real equality is only just beginning. Authentic identity should never be a privilege.
Having been in education for ten years, I've seen some real changes - all as dull as a Brexit talk at a vegan dinner party
Results day morning, Twitter is full of tweets from panicked and sleep deprived students, the existentialists are asking
I realised a few years ago that today's working world is rapidly shifting. Increasingly AI and machine learning are replacing people, and those people are more frequently job hopping into new industries. Essentially, we are living in a world where it pays more to know a little about a lot, rather than a lot about a little.
STEM subjects don't lead only to 'techno nerd' careers. We don't tell kids they can only write novels if they do English literature A Level, and we don't tell kids that if they take geography A Level, they are destined to make maps for a living. STEM A Levels are a great basis for a wide range of careers and lives.