Submitted by admin on Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:57
Vouchers in school reform programmes in the United States have made little headway over the years - mainly due to opposition from powerful teachers' unions.
Professor Paul E. Peterson reminded us in this week's Friedman lecture that it wasn’t Milton Friedman who first championed school vouchers , it was our own J.S. Mill who in 'On Liberty’ wrote
Submitted by admin on Tue, 01/05/2016 - 10:46
A recent collection of essays published by the Centre set out, among other aims, to draw salient factors from the mix of those which may relate to England and Wales’ long-term upward trend in 14-19 exam grades.
Submitted by admin on Fri, 06/19/2015 - 14:31
The debate about traditional versus progressive education largely concerns the proper role of teachers in the classroom. With the rise of child-centred teaching methods, teachers have often taken a back seat in the classroom, allowing children to work more by themselves or in groups.
Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/26/2015 - 15:59
In the past decades, there has been a significant increase in the share of pupils attending private schools throughout the developing world. Many of these schools are profit-making, in stark contrast to the private schools that exist in most developed countries.
Submitted by admin on Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:19
At a time when students, parents and governments are looking with concern at ever increasing levels of student loan debt, the returns to schooling seem to be declining, on average, at least slightly.