Tag Archives: social mobility

  1. Social mobility can be helped by levelling up, not levelling down


    September 7, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Of the people I know, it is only those who have already made it to the top or those who …
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  2. It’s not whether you set pupils – but how you do it that matters

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    September 5, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    The “setting by ability” debate flared up again on Wednesday when Nicky Morgan, the Secretary of State for Education, had …
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  3. Non-compulsory languages – the government decision that has done most to harm social mobility in the UK

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    August 22, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    10 years ago a decision was made that destroyed the life chances of many a bright student. In a move …
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  4. Universities UK tuition fee impact figures should lead to a discussion about what a university education is for

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    August 12, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    So Universities UK published a report recently that is the first proper attempt to analyse the effect of raising university …
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  5. Gove’s removal means the election was put above education


    July 18, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    During his time as Education Secretary, Michael Gove would often quote a passage of Machiavelli: ‘There is nothing more difficult, …
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