Search Results for “"If I were education secretary"”


  • Top 10 Most Popular Schools Week Opinion Columns in 2015

    …the 10 pieces this year which garnered the most attention.   10. If I were education secretary – Debra Kidd In our most read of the ‘If I were education…

    7.00 Dec. 26th, 2015 | News

  • ‘If I were education secretary (again)...’

    I would secure all-party support to launch a ten-year programme to spread technical education throughout the whole education system. One of the biggest challenges for the next government…

    6.00 May. 8th, 2015 | Opinion

  • ‘If I were education secretary (again)...’

    Money is not the sole salvation in achieving quality education for all children. However, cutting the money available can have a devastating impact on those schools that have…

    6.00 May. 8th, 2015 | Opinion

  • ‘If I were education secretary (again)...’

    Secondary schools have become an increasingly diverse and rather chaotic gathering. It seems to be held together (more or less) by Ofsted and the examination system, with huge…

    6.00 May. 8th, 2015 | Opinion

  • If I were education secretary...

    I should keep at the back of all my policymaking the remembrance that what goes on beyond the world of education has an impact on what takes place…

    6.30 May. 4th, 2015 | Opinion

  • If I were education secretary...

    To deliver the best possible education for all children we need motivated, well-paid and respected teachers. School budgets must be sufficient to meet the needs of every pupil…

    7.30 May. 3rd, 2015 | Opinion

  • If I were education secretary...

    As the chief executive of a multi-academy trust, my team of three executives and myself spend nearly all of our time trying to make sure that the trust…

    7.30 May. 2nd, 2015 | Opinion

  • ‘If I were education secretary...’

    The education system must change so that knowledge gives way to wisdom, emphasising the application of knowledge as a source of power for living that leads to individual…

    19.30 Apr. 26th, 2015 | Opinion

  • ‘If I were education secretary...’

    Over the past few years, there has been a grassroots professional rejection of bogus ideas within education, coupled with a wellspring of enthusiasm for more credible alternatives. New…

    7.30 Apr. 26th, 2015 | Opinion

  • ‘If I were education secretary...’

    Integrating private schools would bring down the Berlin Wall that grossly favours the 7 per cent on one side of it, and that remains an ugly, disfiguring scar…

    7.30 Apr. 25th, 2015 | Opinion

  • ‘If I were education secretary...’

    I would ask to stay in my job for the rest of the government’s term and in that time seek to make myself largely redundant. I would start…

    7.30 Apr. 19th, 2015 | Opinion