Doug Lemov believes great teachers are made, not born – and his ideas are transforming education
Nancie Atwell opened the Center for Teaching and Learning 25 years ago to make the classroom a place for ‘wisdom and happiness’. Last month her emphasis on student choice and self-expression earned her the Global Teaching Prize, dubbed the Nobel Prize of teaching
Higher education is stuffed with overpaid administrators squeezing every ounce of efficiency out of lecturers and focusing on the ‘profitable’ areas of science, technology, engineering and maths. Are the humanities at risk of being wiped out?
A university education is part of the American dream that’s easy to buy or borrow into, but hard to pay off
George Osborne’s plan to provide government-funded postgraduate loans is a step forward in opening up further study to all students, says Prof Don Nutbeam