Carol Leach

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‘Good’ gender segregation and ‘bad’ gender segregation?

I’ve just heard the Chief Executive of Universities UK be put through the mill on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme following its decision to publish …

Official watchdog says university sex segregation plans 'not permissible'

Exclusive: The Equality and Human Rights Commission steps into the row over controversial guidelines which said gender segregation on campus should be allowed<p>Official guidelines which endorse sex segregation at British universities have been declared potentially unlawful by Britain's equality …

Equality laws 'should aid the working class’

Working-class candidates hoping to become MPs, lay magistrates or school governors should benefit from the policies that cover gender, disability and ethnicity, think tank claims<p>Equality laws should include class to ensure that public life is not dominated by middle-class professionals, an …

Doctors routinely ‘help dying patients along the way’, Lords told

Peers told that it is an ‘illusion’ to deny that doctors routinely end dying patients’ lives to spare them suffering<p>Doctors routinely accelerate the death of terminally ill patients with lethal doses of drugs but rarely speak about it openly because it is illegal, the House of Lords has been …

Michael Gove: university gender segregation is 'pandering to extremism'

The education secretary, Michael Gove, has accused Universities UK of "pandering to extremism" with controversial guidance endorsing the segregation of men and women at campus events, urging it to be withdrawn immediately.<p>He said the guidance, which has also been branded not permissible by the …

Universities UK withdraws advice on gender segregation in lectures

<b>Rajeev Syal and Matthew Weaver</b><p>The body that represents Britain's universities has withdrawn guidance on the gender segregation of audiences in lectures and debates after an intervention from David Cameron.<p>Universities UK (UUK) said on Fridaythat the controversial policy which allowed the voluntary …

Blocking excellence in education

Education Secretary Michael Gove's decision to block the expansion of a grammar school into Sevenoaks, Kent, is bitterly disappointing<p>The revelation that Michael Gove has blocked the expansion of a grammar school into Sevenoaks, Kent, is bitterly disappointing. This is a part of the country where …

Government shuts free school amid claims taxpayers' money was wasted

The government's free schools programme suffered an embarrassing blow on Friday when the Department for Education announced it was shutting down one of the first free schools to open, citing weak leadership and unqualified teaching.<p>Discovery New School, a primary in Crawley, West Sussex, is to have …

Ofsted chief declares war on grammar schools

Sir Michael Wilshaw says selection holds back poorer pupils and urges 'pushy parents' to whistleblow on poor teaching<p>• Sir Michael Wilshaw: Ofsted chief on pushy parents, staff clothing, and canes<p>The chief inspector of schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, has launched a scathing assault on England's 164 …

Tory MP Paul Maynard Worries People Could Get Into Food Bank 'Habit'

Tory MP Paul Maynard has come under fire after warning that people could get into a "habit" of relying on emergency parcels from food banks.<p>Maynard, …

‘Time to end stitch and fix’ – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

<b>Machine politics has had its day, Chuka Umunna tells Robert Philpot and Adam Harrison</b><p>Labour must ‘kick machine politics out of the party’, shadow …