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The geography of social mobility

Yesterday’s DfE report Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential: a plan for improving social mobility through education put a strong emphasis on ‘place’, recognising that how young people ‘get on’ in life cannot easily be separated from the areas in which they grow up. I’ve blogged before, here and here, on the strong links between young people’s …

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“21st Century Learning” – Andy Burnham’s Demos Speech on Labour’s Education Policy Review

Andy Burnham has previously faced derision from some quarters for not presenting his proposals on education policy. Andy Burnham has previously faced derision from some quarters for not presenting his proposals on education policy. The pressure was therefore on as he laid out his stall during his speech “21st Century Learning. The speech is unlikely to …

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