Helena Morrissey’s Report: some praise is also due

by Stephen Tall on June 13, 2013

I offered my first impressions of Helena Morrissey’s independent report into the Lib Dems’ culture and practices here yesterday, based on a skim-read and hearing Helena’s presentation of it at a media briefing. I read the report in full (available online here) on the train home last night. I recommend it to all Lib Dems, […]

“Dr Julian Huppert (Cambridge) rose. Hon. Members: Oh, no.” Yes, folks: this is our Parliament.

by Stephen Tall on June 13, 2013

There are few more popular Lib Dem MPs — among the ranks of party members — than Cambridge MP Julian Huppert. It’s not hard to see why. He stands up for civil liberties, and as a scientist (indeed, the only MP with a science PhD in the House of Commons) he is keen on evidence […]

Today’s Link-Love: June 13, 2013

by Stephen Tall on June 13, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… The Daily Mail, that Ofsted report, and setting for pupils: what does the evidence say? | Stephen Tall The Daily Mail, that Ofsted report, and setting for pupils: what it actually says… (…)

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The Daily Mail, that Ofsted report, and setting for pupils: what does the evidence say?

by Stephen Tall on June 13, 2013

It’s my own fault, I know, for looking at the Daily Mail: Put pupils in sets at 11 to help brightest, says Ofsted: Call for pupils to be separated to make sure top students don’t slip back academically Pretty definitive, (…)

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