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.

Is This Government's Education Revolution Failing Northern Kids?

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

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.

Social mobility is hampered by grammar schools

Grammar schools are not the answer A collection of essays has been published today (23 Jan) by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI), Social Mobility and Higher Education: Are grammar schools the answer? 

Resisting the rise of the far right in the North

#HolocaustMemorialDay THE RISE OF THE FAR RIGHT IS THE LATEST THREAT TO OUR FREEDOMS AND LIBERTIES RIGHT-WING extremism is on the rise in the North East according to a recent report by the community safety body Safe Newcastle.

Wales allows school age voters

WALES THIS MONTH HAS LOWERED THE VOTING AGE TO 16 FOR LOCAL ELECTIONS. NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCILLORS BELIEVE THIS IS THE WAY FORWARD FOR ENGLAND TO BOOST ELECTORAL TURN-OUT

Skills for the North: Devolving technical education to cities

IPPR NORTH CALLS FOR NEW BODY TO ADDRESS GROWING SKILLS GAP IN NORTH OF ENGLAND

Government Needs to Take back Control of England’s Further Education Colleges as Part of a National Education Service

‘For the Few Not the Many?’: A Responsible Government Needs to Take back Control of England’s Further Education Colleges as Part of a National Education Service Say Stephen Lambert and Mark McNally

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