Matthew Hunter

Matthew Hunter

It seeped into every classroom and subsumed any attempt to destroy it. But the education establishment has met its match in Michael Gove

Our most ambitious state schools are successfully challenging the suffocating idea that social class determines educational success

A generation of child-centred, progressive teachers will have to retire or be retrained if the past is to come alive again in schools

A teacher reveals how 50 years of creeping moral relativism have left him helpless to turn his pupils into decent members of society

The progressive orthodoxy in British education has left one in five school-leavers functionally illiterate. That ethos needs to change

Every day I grapple with unruly pupils who have no respect for teachers because discipline is treated as a dirty word in our schools