Education

One of the world’s great universities is being slowly suffocated by an over-powerful central administration that is beholden to Whitehall

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

The Education Secretary wants every child to have the chance to climb the ladder, just as he did — hence his reforms will go ahead

Britain’s best universities are second only to America’s in the world, thanks to their legal and financial autonomy from government

Historical awareness is no longer seen as the cornerstone of a good education. We are falling victim to cultural amnesia

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

The London Boxing Academy Community Project provided an opportunity for expelled teens to escape the cycle of benefit culture and gang life — its innovation should be celebrated

The iconoclastic former Chief Inspector of Schools understood the dangers of state control.