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Labour leader Ed Miliband (09.45) speaks at the Sutton Trust/Pearson summit in London on higher education where he is expected to announce Labour's plans for vocational education. Skills minister Matthew Hancock (14.00) and education commit... Continue to article
David Lammy said that the portrayal of young black men in this country was “relentlessly negative, usually associated with violence and criminality”. “We know that there are lots of young black children growing up in our major cities. Sa... Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron meets with the Chinese premier Li Keqiang in London Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and education secretary Michael Gove have launched new standards for school food Foreign secretary William Hague is expe... Continue to article
David Lammy MP broke political ranks yesterday by branding Ukip leader Nigel Farage a “racist”. But do Lammy’s loyal staff share his sense of what constitutes unacceptable political discourse? His adv... Continue to article
David Lammy called Nigel Farage a racist for his remarks about Romanians. "I am from a background where my parents arrived as immigrants. I remember a context in which some people said, 'you don't want these people living next to you.' W... Continue to article
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg launches the Liberal Democrats' local election campaign Communities secretary Eric Pickles speaks at the launch of the First World War centenary battlefield tours programme at the Guards Museum in London ... Continue to article
The Tottenham school at the centre of a battle between Michael Gove and local MP David Lammy has been placed in special measures following a recent OFSTED inspection.
The poor performance of Downhills School may be seen as an endorsement of the Education Secretary's plan to convert the primary school to academy status, over vigorous protests from Mr Lammy.
Less than 5% of students at the UK's 20 leading universities come from neighbourhoods that traditionally see few children go to university, official figures have shown.
More than 1,300 primary schools are failing to reach the required standards of teaching basic levels of English and maths, figures released yesterday show. The league tables show that 1,310 fall short of the required levels, while around 150 have been below the "floor standard" for five years. The revelation comes as Labour MP David Lammy accused the education secretary, Michael Gove, of an "undemocratic and aggressive" attempt to overhaul the management of the primary school he attended as a child.
An official review is expected the declare that universities should be able to put up to undergraduate fees to up to £14,000 a year for science courses. A report by Lord Browne, expected to be published in Autumn, is expected to favour allowing fees to rise above inflation for several years.
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