Monthly Archives: April 2012

Survival of the fittest

Dr Martin Stephen, Perse Headmaster from 1987-1994, has claimed in the Times Educational Supplement that some private schools “are frozen in the past” with “governance structures ill-suited to contemporary society”.  He argues that year on year fee increases have led … Continue reading

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Standing up for the class of 2012

Michael Gove started it, journalists promoted it, and middle aged men and women across the land joined in with a chorus of “exams were harder in my day”. The world seems full of BIMDYs who back in their day were fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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Five out of ten for Mr Gove

‘A’ levels are to get tougher and their content is to be approved by leading universities.  So says Michael Gove.  There is much to be commended in a drive to raise academic standards and give students the skills and knowledge … Continue reading

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