Elizabeth out campaigning hard

Following the election being called for May 6th - Elizabeth Truss and her team have been out and about campaigning.

The misuse of maths - CentreRight

Today 64 leading mathematicians put in their objections to the proposed Use of Maths A Level. The QCA consultation on it closes today.

Shed the quango comfort blanket - Comment is Free

Quangos (quasi non-governmental organisations) inhabit a twilight zone unaffected by the robust questioning of politics or the rigours of the market. The financial and governance crisis has seen bankers and MPs on the frontline with their practices exposed for all to see, while officials running these bodies lurked in the shadows.

Universities should be put in charge of A Levels - ConservativeHome

The relationship between politicians and academics has not always been an easy one. However, a reforming Government should view universities as allies in the battle for intellectual integrity and the starting point in abolishing the ersatz academic qualifications that are emerging from government quangos.