Ben Blackburn talks to Phil and Dom Kwok, co-founders of non-profit start-up EasyA.
Ellie Redpath describes her experience of growing up as a queer person at an all-girls school. Artwork by Em Perkins.
JP Ay argues for the inadequacy of the current British school system, failing to prepare its pupils for the realities of adult life.
Cora Bullivant examines structural problems in the British education system and the very notion of ‘meritocracy’.
Alessandro Giacometto looks at the profound effects exams can have on students and teachers, and how the pandemic has provided a unique opportunity to look for change.
As the proposed June 1 date for reopening of schools for Reception, Year 1, and Year 6 children looms over us, the tension between the government and teachers’ unions grows. The plan has been criticised by teachers’ unions as “patchy, rushed and woefully inadequate” for reopening as they call for an adequate test and trace Read More…
“In Year 3, I went to a bowling-themed birthday party organised by our PE coach (how those parties were ever fashionable continues to baffle me). Everyone got a certificate for “Best Aim”, “Most Strikes”, etc. What did I get? You know it. “Best Effort.” I’ve accrued an impressive amount of “sportsmanship” (read: consolation) awards.”