Articles from Stephen Lambert

Time to Reform Britain’s Fee-Paying schools to end the Engine of Privilege

The Privately Educated Retain their Grip on the Top Jobs as ‘Old Etonian’ Boris Johnson prepares to be PM. AS Britain prepares for the selection of the Old Etonian Boris Johnson as Prime Minister policy wonks from both sides of the political spectrum have re-focused their attention on the role of fee-paying schools in the educational system.

FREE SCHOOLS: AN IDEOLOGICAL RATHER THAN AN EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVE

DISCOVERY School, the first Free school in Newcastle, will close its doors this summer following a damning Ofsted report which revealed plummeting standards, weak leadership and dangerous, "riotous" behaviour amongst a significant minority of its pupils.

#GCSE and #ALEVEL entries for Religious Studies may have fallen - But as a Nation we haven't stopped believing

STUDENT entries for GCSE and A-level Religious Studies has fallen in the last year.

PROMOTING AND EMBEDDING ‘FUNDAMENTAL BRITISH VALUES’ IN OUR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

PROMOTING AND EMBEDDING ‘FUNDAMENTAL BRITISH VALUES’ IN OUR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES SHOULD BE A PRIORITY TO COMBAT THE EMERGENCE OF HATE , EXTREMISM AND HELP RESTORE FAITH IN OUR DEMOCRACY.

‘POSH BOYS’: How English Independent Schools Still Run Britain

"Imagine a world where leaders are able to pass power directly to their children. These kids are plucked from nurseries and sent to beautiful compounds far away from all other children. They are provided with all the teachers they need, the best facilities, doctors and food. Every day they are told this is because they are the brightest and most important children in the world.

163 colleges are ‘Real Living Wage’ employers, more need to follow.

‘A REAL LIVING WAGE’ COULD BENEFIT ALL LOW PAID WORKERS IN THE EDUCATIONAL SECTOR AS WELL AS HAVING LONG TERM BENEFITS FOR SOCIETY.

#MentalHealthAwareness: Challenging the stigma and ending discrimination

IT’s ESTIMATED by MIND and other charities in the UK that one in four people will experience a mental health problem in any given year. 3.3% of people in the UK suffered from depression in the past week. 1 million people a month had been in contact with mental health services in 2017 alone.

DON'T LET DOWN THE YOUNGER GENERATION - FIND THOSE MISSING VOTERS PRIME MINISTER!

ON THE day the Prime Minister called a general election in 2017 350,000 citizens registered to vote – half on-line.

What can educational practitioners learn from academic social research?

CONTRARY to popular belief educational practitioners and social enterprises can learn much from the research produced by university academics.

Terror in the UK

IN DEFENCE OF PREVENT: WHY BRITAIN’S ANTI-RADICALISATION STRATEGY MUST BE REFORMED RATHER THAN SCRAPPED.

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