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How do we make education evidence-led?

by Stephen Tall on March 10, 2014

That was the topic up for debate on Saturday at the Lib Dem conference fringe meeting organised by CentreForum and the Social Liberal Forum. I was one of the four panellists – speaking with my day-job hat on – alongside (…)

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Your essential weekend reader — 12 must-read articles you may have missed

by Stephen Tall on November 3, 2012

It’s Saturday morning, so here are eight thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices… Where now for the immigration debate? – Sarah Mulley in the New Statesman with an excellent analysis: ‘the public don’t (on the whole) feel that immigration is a problem in their own local communities, although a large majority do feel that […]

So you like evidence-based policy? Here’s a couple of crucial things to remember…

by Stephen Tall on October 31, 2012

Evidence-based policy. How could anyone doubt its importance? Well, not me for a start. One of the good things about being signed-up to a liberal ideology is that a rational-sceptical outlook — a determination to look beyond gut instinct and (…)

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