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Why India Made Me a Feminist, and Why I Can’t Be One at Home

Why India Made Me a Feminist, and Why I Can’t Be One at Home

Nathan Friend December 6, 2017 0

It was a characteristically muggy day in Kochi, and I was hanging my head out the side of an autorickshaw; attempting to feel some semblance of a breeze to complement the musky refreshment of

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Is the New Funding Formula Fair? Education Funding in Focus

Is the New Funding Formula Fair? Education Funding in Focus

Richard Marshall April 23, 2017 0

The recent announcement of a new Schools Funding Formula (SFF) has resulted in much controversy at both Westminster and in schools throughout the country. The government has, in the face of strong criticism from

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Why Grammar Schools Will Revitalise Equality of Opportunity

Why Grammar Schools Will Revitalise Equality of Opportunity

Matthew Cowley August 16, 2016 0

Theresa May and Education Secretary Justine Greening have indicated the return of Grammar Schools to the mainstream of British education. While many commentators have reacted with hostility – sometimes going so far as to argue

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The Great University Illusion

The Great University Illusion

Sophie Sandor August 14, 2016 2

The value of having a degree is shrinking as more and more people are graduating and the playing field is levelling. But this doesn’t mean it’s not worth having one. While you won’t stand

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To Help Poor Children, Schools Need to Foster Individuality

To Help Poor Children, Schools Need to Foster Individuality

Thomas Walker June 23, 2016 0

Poor chidren are still being let down by England’s education system, according to a speech being given today by Ofsted boss Sir Michael Wilshaw. Pointing to a severe gap between the attainment of children on

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Grammar Schools: Not Ideal, But Certainly Better

Grammar Schools: Not Ideal, But Certainly Better

Thomas Walker June 14, 2016 1

The recent news that Northern Ireland will be retaining its selective education system came as a welcome relief to many parents across the six counties. Along with Kent, Buckinghamshire, Lincolnshire and a handful of other

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Do private schools really make you smarter?

Do private schools really make you smarter?

Sophie Sandor January 25, 2016 1

It tends to be that the higher one’s socioeconomic status, the better the school they attend and the better their outcomes; is it down to causation or is it purely correlation? This is the

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We’re Awful At Sports Because Our Culture Breeds Mediocrity

We’re Awful At Sports Because Our Culture Breeds Mediocrity

Chris Nunn October 19, 2015 2

For far too long, our sports teams have been underperforming. Football fans like to boast that the Premier League is the best league in the football world. Maybe it is, but it doesn’t depict

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Special Report: The Future of Porn?

Special Report: The Future of Porn?

Daniel Pryor June 11, 2014 1

Daniel Pryor talks to Cindy Gallop – the founder of MakeLoveNotPorn – about her vision for a new era of ‘real world’ pornography. I first came across Cindy when attending a debate at the

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Gove isn’t banning books, but he’s preserving state coercion

Gove isn’t banning books, but he’s preserving state coercion

Elijah Pryor May 27, 2014 1

Elijah Pryor responds to Jon Boulton’s Backbencher article on books being removed from the national curriculum. I write this article in response to Jon Boulton’s previous article on The Backbencher: “#getgovereading should try reading

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