For the past 18 months, I have been delighted to serve as HEPI’s first Director of Policy and Advocacy – a role which has cemented my deep-seated interest in higher education policy and instilled in me a genuine desire to contribute to the sustained ..
When new mother Lisa Lewis found out she was having triplet boys – she knew she wanted them to grow up appreciating real food.
Her solution? She applied for a council allotment to grow it herself.
But it did not stop there – within the space of four ..
A few years ago, I was invited to be a member of the panel that helped to select the original board of what has now become the Chartered College of Teaching. Aside from then becoming a member when it launched, I have had no further involvement, and h..
As the leading cause of death in England and Wales (ONS 2017), dementia touches many families and, even if they don’t have a relative with the condition, most people at least know of someone who does have it. Within the media and in public perception..
The focus of Scottish initial teacher training programmes on numeracy, literacy and child development has undergone change over the last few decades, primarily due to the requirements set out in the report Teaching Scotland’s Future (Donaldson 2011)…
The integration of technology in the early years of education has followed a rocky path, with many obstacles to overcome. Together with research around the use of new technologies by young children, significant attempts have also been made to assist ..
In a recent, very well-written blog, Professor Alice Sullivan argues that it is high time for UK education journals to abandon the practice of viewing the fact that a paper has been circulated as a working paper as an impediment to publication in a s..
GCSE, AS and A level exams finished in late June, and schools and colleges are now nearing the end of term. But what happens to students’ scripts once the exam is over? Here’s a brief guide to marking, who the examiners are, and some key dates for sc..
One of the aspects of being an instructor that I personally find most frustrating is how difficult is to improve a learning experience. The strong interdependency of so many factors makes finding the right combination of design decisions that transla..
‘[I]f an agent submits a manuscript written by a gay transgender Caribbean who dropped out of school at seven and powers around town on a mobility scooter, it will be published, whether or not said manuscript is an incoherent, tedious, meandering and..