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Girls in Charge

January 29th 2018 - Peter Tait

In light of the row about gender-specific language, The Girls’ School Association has become the latest body under fire - but they have more pressing matters to contend with...

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The importance of teaching values, behaviour and ethics in UK Schools

Where is our Moral Compass?

January 29th 2018 - Peter Tait

If we expect our children to grow up with a respect for the rule of law, then we need to teach them about making moral choices and having a value system. Peter Tait explains...

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or some families, independent education is more out of reach than ever.

The Arms Race in Education

January 8th 2018 - Peter Tait

Increased spending on new and improved facilities by a number of elite schools allows them to cater for a more diverse student body, but for some families, independent education is more out of reach than ever.

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Morals and Ethics in British Schools

Morals and Ethics in British Schools

January 8th 2018 - Peter Tait

As the Government continues its crusade to enforce the teaching of British values and character in British schools, there is a much more urgent issue that needs to be addressed.

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What can UK educators learn from the Chinese school system?

Lessons in Education from China

December 8th 2017 - Peter Tait

Children may start school in China later than their counterparts in Britain, but they start with an appetite that is embedded in their cultural values and is not easily replicated in the West. What can UK education consultants learn?

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Shouldn't pupils be encouraged to learn and speak their own minds in UK schools?

Censorship and Personal Freedom in Education

December 8th 2017 - Peter Tait

Threats to personal freedom and thought are all around us in the modern age - including in schools and universities. Shouldn't pupils be encouraged to learn and speak their own minds?

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Whether children are from wealthy or more deprived areas, London schools consistently achieve above the national average. What makes them so different?

What's so Special about Education in London?

November 30th 2017 - Peter Tait

Whether children are from wealthy or more deprived areas, London schools consistently achieve above the national average. What makes them so different?

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Here's why schools and parents should work together in setting a positive example

Setting an Example: Positive Role Modelling in Schools

November 1st 2017 - Peter Tait

Children need strong and reliable role models as they grow up, and never more so than in the classroom. Here's why schools and parents should work together in setting a positive example...

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Peter Tait discusses the epidemic of mental health issues among young people in UK schools.

Tackling the Mental Health Epidemic in UK Schools

November 1st 2017 - Peter Tait

Statistics on mental health, bullying, suicide, eating disorders, and unhappiness make damning reading. Peter Tait discusses the epidemic of mental health issues among young people in UK schools.

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Are Oxford and Cambridge Universities really doing enough to widen the diversity of their entry?

Diversity at Oxbridge: Are they Doing Enough?

November 1st 2017 - Peter Tait

Diversity debate at Oxbridge Universities: Peter Tait explores whether Oxford and Cambridge are really doing enough to widen the diversity of their entry.

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Raising aspirations could be the key to raising academic standards in British schools

Growing Aspirations Alongside Education

October 6th 2017 - Peter Tait

Raising aspirations could be the key to raising academic standards in British schools. Time to encourage our children to be more ambitious?

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Want to see what your kids are capable of? Stop giving them things

August 9th 2017 - Peter Tait

What happens when children have to spend time together and don’t have any toys at hand? They improvise. They imagine. They make up worlds...

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Here's why we need a more outward-looking, contextual history curriculum in UK schools...

Why we need a new History curriculum

August 8th 2017 - Peter Tait

There is much in our country’s story that can fascinate and entertain, but in the limited time we have allocated to teaching history, we have to make choices. Here's why we need a more outward-looking, contextual history curriculum in UK schools...

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London Education Consultant

China and Education

July 14th 2017 - Lord Paddy Ashdown

Why we should make it a cardinal point of policy to build understanding with China through expanding, not just trade links but also – and perhaps especially – cultural and educational exchanges as well

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Tips on how to handle London School waiting lists from our school placement advisors.

London Day School Waiting Lists

July 14th 2017 - Lucy Watts

Now that the throes of the London Day School testing are over, a number of parents will find themselves with waiting list offers. Lucy Watts, former Headmistress of Eaton House, Belgravia, has some guidance on how to manage the next few days before School acceptance dates.

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William Clarence Education, London - My child starts at boarding school in the UK in September. How can I help her settle in?

My child starts at boarding school in the UK in September. How can I help her settle in?

April 21st 2017 - Dr. Helen Wright

Dr Helen Wright provides some excellent tips for helping children to settle in at their new UK boarding school.

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Technology and Education: A Perfect Match by Lord Paddy Ashdown

Technology and Education: A Perfect Match

March 22nd 2017 - Lord Paddy Ashdown

Show me a business model that takes no account of the new technologies, and I will show you one that is on its way to failing - this is also true for Education. Lord Paddy Ashdown explains...

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