Always Learning

Stories of how education can build a better world.


Securing the future of A level foreign language qualifications

As our A level and GCSE qualifications undergo significant change, there has understandably been much public attention...
Rod Bristow
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By Rod Bristow | This week
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What I learned about choice through SPARK schools

This week I have been thinking a lot about the importance...
Jana Sweeney
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By Jana Sweeney | 22 Apr

Taking a moment to reflect on climate change

If you were walking along the upper bank of River Thames...
Peter Hughes
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By Peter Hughes | 23 Mar

How to run a chain of affordable private schools

In some of the most marginalised parts of the world,...
Arvind Nagarajan
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By Arvind Nagarajan | 23 Mar

The future of assessment

Think of assessment in education, and you probably think of end of term tests, where kids...
Dominic Collard
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By Dominic Collard | 23 Mar
Andrew Pember
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By Andrew Pember | 17 Mar

How do we give Americans better access to opportunity?

As I travel the world talking to students and educators,...
John Fallon
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By John Fallon | 8 Mar
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Six women writers who changed the world

757m people in the world cannot read or write. Two-thirds...
Emilie Colker
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By Emilie Colker | 8 Mar

The small gift with big impact

Nearly 3,000 books distributed to children in Sri Lanka; 6,000 to children in Swaziland;...
Hanne Brown
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By Hanne Brown | 4 Mar