The benefits associated with the 11-plus system of the 1960s will not transfer to our current education and social setting. The golden age of grammar schools has passed. What was once a system for the social mobility of the working classes has now degenerated in to a ‘cash for places’ scheme.
Tracing the ideas propelling education in 21st century Scotland towards its unseen destination back to their 18th century roots
The Government presses ahead with its drive to make all English state schools academies running on business models, despite the lack of consensus behind this change.
A teacher looks at the state of teacher training and recruitment in Britain anno 2017.
RFID tags
In 2001, a decision was made by the Information Commissioner’s Office that schools using biometric systems did not breach the Data Protection Act. This decision gave Britain the accolade of being the first country in the world to commercially market biometric technology to UK schools.
We have long known the effect of the direct attack on the education sector by successive governments. Keep them stupid and they won't see what we're doing, and all that.