Justin Welby gives biggest online school assembly


Even for an archbishop this must have been a tough gig. The Archbishop of Canterbury had to deliver a sermon to what was claimed to be the UK’s biggest ever school assembly. He couldn’t even tell them to stop talking at the back, because all […]

Sixth formers: how has coronavirus impacted you?


Coronavirus has impacted all levels of education, from nurseries to final exams. But for many 17 and 18 year olds, the impact has been particularly acute. These students have had their A Level exams cancelled, and many are likely to be starting university or work […]

Doug Holly obituary


My friend and colleague Doug Holly, who has died aged 89, spent most of his career at the University of Leicester school of education, where he taught others to be humanities teachers and also wrote three books on educational topics. The son of Norman Holly, […]