Better Careers Advice Hoped To Improve Drop Out Rates
The government plans to create an independent company to offer careers advice to students in the hope of reducing drop out rates of teenagers.
Technology can help improve literacy rates for boys and other reluctant readers. Gadgets may replace the printed book as a favoured format.
Gap in Reading Skills Must Be Addressed
More work needed to address the significant reading skills gap between local authorities to ensure that all pupils are not disadvantaged.
Support For Gifted Students
Gifted students offer huge benefit to society when given the right educational opportunities. Yet we are allowing much of this human capital to go to waste.
Parental Educational Engagement
Educational accountability should be shared by parents and schools alike, as research finds a link between family involvement and child attainment.
Character Awards: Education Should Be More Than Just Academic Attainment
The Character Awards aim to encourage schools to develop non academic strengths such as grit, optimism and resilience in their pupils.
Apprenticeships Required To Fill STEM Skills Gap
The implications of recent changes to the apprenticeship system, and addressing the gender divide in apprenticeship enrolment for STEM careers.
Break The Rules For Success
Intelligent students who break the rules are more likely to become successful entrepreneurs in adulthood. New research questions the zero tolerance policy in many schools.
Private school teacher Heather Martin suggests that children should be allowed to learn English by accident rather than through dedicated subject lessons.