Education

Tony Crosland’s social democratic manifesto is still worth reading. But its author is notorious for his crusade against grammar schools

Debating in schools has been monopolised by the elite but the charity Debate Mate is closing the gap with free after-school debating clubs

There are at least three things wrong with the way the subject is taught at our universities today

The concept of the “common reader” is dead

The digital revolution threatens to destroy more jobs than it creates. University Technical Colleges should be at the heart of the government’s response

“Employers are crying out for people with technical skills and real-world experience”

John Major is wrong. Far from the current Conservative-led cabinet being overwhelmingly privately educated it is in fact the most representative in history

The former Australian leader’s continuing popularity has befuddled the news media and the political class

Read about education policy in this Standpoint ebook