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The problem with grammar schools
DJ Taylor isn't convinced of the merits of selective education As well as offering a conducted tour of the world of "Oxford English" in the past half-century, and reassembling the materials from which a particular literary sensibility was forged, John Carey's autobiography is a defence of the modern education system's least fashionable redoubt: the grammar school. This apologia starts as early ... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:44:43 -0700

EDUCATION: A thought for dual-medium schools
MOST people had no complaints about our education system when English was used as a medium of instruction in the late 1950s and 1960s. In fact, children of that generation were lucky to have parents who chose to send them to English medium schools. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:22:20 -0700

Do away with vernacular schools? Why, when?
FMT LETTER: From Ganeshwaran Kana, via e-mail Establishing a single national education system for primary and secondary schools has always been a contentious affair. Whilst such idea may seem idealistic to many, but realistically, it is deemed to be sensitive in nature to the Malaysian Chinese and Malaysian Indian communities. After all, to many proponents of vernacular schools in Malaysia, a ... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:08:07 -0700

Michael Gove a zealot, says shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt
Labour's Hunt criticises Gove for 'crazed, burned-out investment banker model of teaching' where job seen as short-term career Tristram Hunt has described the education secretary, Michael Gove, as a zealot and said that a string of recent high-profile failures – including the controversy over the Al-Madinah free school in Derby – meant that the public had turned against the coalition government ... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:36:08 -0700

Education system too chaotic, says David Blunkett
Former education chief says review 'will glue back together fragmented schools system' but Labour cannot turn clock back The national education system is "chaotic" and needs to be glued back together after becoming too fragmented under the coalition government, the former education secretary David Blunkett has said as he completes a review into accountability in education. Blunkett told the ... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:16:01 -0700

The PISA 2012 scores show the failure of 'market based' education reform | Pasi Sahlberg
A truly successful education system has students of all socio-economic backgrounds scoring highly on PISA tests When PISA results were first presented 12 years ago, the participating countries were excited to see how their school systems perform compared to one another. Now the launch of the fifth PISA results is accompanied by more criticism than before due to the issues with cross-country ... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:54:15 -0700

Madressah reform difficulty - DAWN.COM
MADRESSAH administration elites are sensitive to the idea of reform in their education system. No government here has intervened in practical terms in the affairs of madressahs — predominantly controlled and administered by the clergy. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:43:07 -0700

New seeds of conflict: 20 years post-genocide, there are fears than Rwandan schools ferment hate
Even as more and more Rwandans are getting an education, there are fears the system is fuelling ethnic divisions Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:36:34 -0700

Universities putting research before teaching, says minister
David Willetts says higher education system lopsided, as survey shows students receiving less feedback than 50 years ago Universities need a "cultural change" towards teaching, the universities minister, David Willetts, has argued, as a survey of UK undergraduates showed they were being set less work and received notably less tutor feedback than did their peers 50 years ago. Willetts, writing in ... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:46:57 -0700

Can Egypt afford quality education?
Scriptwriter Nadine Shams recently lost her life due to possible medical malpractice. Her tragedy reminded the nation of the low quality of many essential services and not only in the medical sector or in state-owned agencies. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:21:00 -0700

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