Category Archives: Letter

Let’s make music more instrumental in education

My letter published in TES Magazine, 31 October 2014 Violinist Nicola Benedetti makes an excellent case for knowledge of classical music being an integral part of education as a whole (“Children should absolutely listen to classical music”, 24 October). A step in the right direction would be to create a GCSE and/or A-level in the… Read More »

Our exported education relies on our reputation

TES is right to draw attention to both the economic value of a British education as offered in international schools overseas and the risk to this valuable sector from the constant, noisy washing of allegedly dirty linen – the criticism of British qualifications – in public (“Why the world is buying what we’re rejecting“, 20… Read More »