Articles from Stephen Lambert

HOW SHOULD FE RESPOND TO THE NEW FAR-RIGHT?

UNLIKE the fascism of the interwar years, the Teesside University historian Paul Stocker argues in his latest book, "English Uprising Brexit And The Mainstreaming Of The Far-Right" that the re-emergence of the extreme populist right is a cultural rather than just an economic phenomenon.

Gender divide in education: Can the root causes be found in early years play?

DOLLS ARE FOR GIRLS AND LEGO IS FOR BOYS - DO SEXIST TOYS CONTRIBUTE TO THE GENDER GAP IN EDUCATION, APPRENTICESHIPS AND IN THE WORKPLACE?

‘THE LOST BOYS OF THE NORTH EAST’: WHY DO THE REGION’S YOUNG MEN TRAIL FURTHER BEHIND GIRLS AT SCHOOL?

THIRTY years ago boys did better at school than girls. Now, it’s the boys who are the under-achievers across the North East. In Newcastle in 2016 almost half of white young men failed to achieve 5 or more ‘good’ GCSEs including English and Maths compared to 40% of young women.

Making #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek a Priority in Education

IN THE North of England one in four have a mental illness ranging from bipolar disorder, clinical depression to severe anxiety. In a report released last Autumn by the mental health charity MIND two out of three people have experienced a panic attack or a bout of depression in the last year.

Is This Government's Education Revolution Failing Northern Kids?

THE NEW Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has made “three Fs” his priority:

Why We Need to Promote Learning for Democracy

ALL SCHOOLs, colleges and apprenticeship agencies are required to teach British Values (shared values), including democracy and ‘’understanding of how citizens can influence decision-making through the democratic process.’’

The Employment Guarantee Bill: YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT REMAINS ‘’STUBBORNLY HIGH’’ IN THE NORTH EAST

Stephen Lambert calls for a state funded blue-print to abolish long-term joblessness in Post-Brexit North.

NORTH EAST COLLEGES ARE DOING WELL, BUT ...

Some colleges need to up their game if they’re to give young people the opportunities they deserve. STEPHEN LAMBERT says colleges and sixth forms can boost students’ grades – and get more working-class youngsters into university.

TEACHING CITIZENSHIP IN OUR SCHOOLS IS MORE VITAL THAN EVER

IN THE aftermath of the recent terrorist attack on London soil, where the Government acknowledged the pitfalls of its anti-extremist strategy and counter-radicalisation measures, the need to win the hearts and minds to our democratic norms and liberal values , is more important than ever before.

A NEET SOLUTION TO THE FAILURE ON YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND

NORTH EAST DEVOLUTION BOTH NORTH OF THE TYNE AND SOUTH COULD BE A NEET SOLUTION TO THE REGION’S ‘’STUBBORN’’ YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT PROBLEM WRITES STEPHEN LAMBERT

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