• Education politics review 2018: The DfE needs to raise the bar

    It’s been a bit of a humdrum year in education policy, says Natalie Perera, neither a car crash nor a roaring success Theresa May’s inevitable reshuffle in January meant the fourth education secretary in as many years. Fresh from launching her much anticipated social mobility strategy, Justine Greening was barely given the chance to see

    5.00 Dec. 17th, 2018 | Opinion

  • David Laws and Natalie Perera, Executive chairman and Executive director, Education Policy Institute

    I’m at the new Education Policy Institute offices at 9am on a sweltering Monday to meet its executive chairman, the former Liberal Democrat schools minister David Laws, and Natalie Perera, an ex-civil servant turned executive director. I’m envisioning some kind of breakfast banter over croissants, a la Richard and Judy, or maybe more Fern and

    9.00 Jun. 26th, 2018 | Features