As the General Election edges closer two Reports, “Liberal Education and the National Curriculum” published by Civitas, and the University of Bristol’s Transition from Primary to Secondary School are likely to catch the attention of politicians.
For all those reading the Briefing Paper for Parliamentarians, or the Book Overschooled but Undereducated, it may be helpful to explain The Initiative’s understanding of what it takes to bring about change. These ideas will become ever more relevant as the country gets closer to the General Election.
With privilege comes responsibility I was at a Memorial Service last Friday in a village near Stow-on-the-Wold in the midst of delightful Cotswold country. It was a glorious afternoon, blue skies with a few scudding clouds, but nothing to herald a return to the previous depressing days – warm, but not too hot, and the […]
This Paper has been written in response to an increasing concern that formal education, especially at the secondary level, is failing to meet the needs and expectations of young people for an appropriate induction into adult life and responsibilities.
To fund the Initiative applications had to be written to a variety of sponsors
Can we abolish failure?
Confederation of British Industry (CBI) National Conference 2nd November 1987 Presentation on Education 2000 by John Abbott, Director of the Trust, and interdiction by Brian Corby, Chief Executive of The Prudential Corporation. Young people are a Nation’s most precious resource. On the quality of their education our future – our pensions if you like – […]
The official 6 page document, issued to everyone within the town, just as Education 2000’s first project was starting
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