Now that we are living through an age of automation and underemployment, technical skills should be our passport to competing on the post-Brexit world stage.
But Tories are up-front about being the anti-immigration austerity party.
Selective Grammar Schools and pricy uni fees reflect a backward Tory deskilling agenda which maximises inequality and cuts UK competitiveness.
Almost two thirds of schools will cut one or more teaching posts before the new academic year begins in September because of falling budgets, a survey of hundreds of head teachers found. Results...
Even the PM’s former colleague George Osborne’s Standard reported last week that quite a few Tories are upset that the PM remains stubborn about cutting funding to schools.
Theresa May today faced the first Tory uprising of the General Election with calls to tear up proposed school funding changes, which have sparked fury. An Evening Standard investigation revealed that senior Conservatives are lining up to urge the Prime Minister to abandon the Government’s school funding reforms before voters go to the polls.
Given the context Labour’s policy to increase education spending and cut university fees sounds like the most sensible option if we are to remain a serious competitive economy.
Labour will make multibillion-pound education pledges today, paid for by raising corporation tax by a third, after Jeremy Corbyn said that he would target “tax cheats, rip-off bosses and greedy...
Rhodes Boyson was a Tory MP who switched from the Labour Party because he objected to Labour’s education policies.
When Education Secretary Michael Gove presented the coalition’s White Paper The Importance of Teaching he declared that ‘head teachers had t...