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Put children first

Kate Green MP

The context for progressive policymaking has undergone massive change over the 60 years since Crosland wrote The Future of Socialism. Globalisation, technology, changing attitudes to women’s role, immigration, and increased longevity have all had an impact on patterns of family and working life, and the recent vote to leave the European Union has created further…

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Comprehensive reform

Sally Prentice

It is over 50 years since Tony Crosland issued the Department of Education and Science circular 10/65 which ‘requested’ that local authorities ‘go comprehensive’. Since then, the school leaving age, funding, curriculum, qualifications, management and governance have constantly changed. Yet, at a fundamental level the school system remains largely the same as it was in…

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A crisis of education

Emma Burnell

Our crisis of politics is also a crisis of education. Quite simply, we do not have an education system fit for purpose in the 21st century. We do not learn how to learn well. We do not teach how to challenge. We have a political debate around education that is backwards looking and focused on…

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Tristram Hunt MP lecture

EEF, Broadway House, Council Chamber, SW1H 9NQ

The Fabian Society will be hosting the shadow secretary of state for education, Tristram Hunt MP in London on 23rd June 2014 at 2.30pm. Tristram will speak on Labour’s plan to improve educational attainment and school-to-work transitions for 14...

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2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission

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Why Life Chances Matter

Alan Milburn, David Miliband MP, John Reid, Ruth Kelly, Yvette Cooper MP

£6.95