All tan, tailoring, big red ties, hollered greetings and firm handshakes, Sir Peter Lampl cuts an unusual figure in the corduroy world of British education, the arena he entered 15 years ago to fill his busy retirement.
This summer, Ben Wohl, an undergraduate at Haverford College in Pennsylvania is interning for the US-UK Fulbright Commission in London and working on the Sutton Trust US Summer School Programme. Here he enthuses about his second residential with the students.
Britain’s brightest boys from the least advantaged homes are more likely to score poorly on international reading tests than those in any other advanced nation, according to new Sutton Trust research published today.
James Turner says young people and new charities are providing an antidote to the gloom.
Sir Peter Lampl meets with Bloomberg.
Lee Elliot Major on the success of the Sutton Trust-EEF guide for schools.
Following today's official launch of The Legal Education Foundation (TLEF, formerly The College of Law www.thelef.org), the Sutton Trust confirmed the TLEF's grant to Pathways to Law will enable it to extend its legal access programme to 12 universities, including four new ones, over the next four years.
Conor Ryan welcomes increased pupil premium accountability, but wonders why ministers don’t also reward schools that successfully deliver for their disadvantaged pupils.
All young people should continue to study maths at least until they are 18, even if they have already gained a good GCSE in the subject, the Sutton Trust said today, because the GCSE curriculum fails to give them the practical skills they need in the modern workplace.
The research that we publish today, funded by the Sutton Trust, “The employment equation: Why our young people need more maths for today’s jobs”, shows why it’s important to study maths beyond 16.