Hilary French, headmistress of Newcastle High School for Girls - part of the Girls' Day School Trust - reflects on changes to the exam system ahead of A-level and GCSE results days.
Hilary French, Headmistress of Newcastle High School for Girls, considers the issues of a recent report which states more can be done to prepare young people for university.
Hilary French argues that pupils should be work-ready and ambitious about what it takes to achieve career goals, noting, however, that educational focus should not be based on ticking the right boxes and moving onto the next academic hurdle.
Hilary French, Headmistress at Newcastle High School for Girls, reacts to recent news that pupils who focus on top universities at primary school are more likely to get into them.
Recent debate surrounding the UK ‘skills gap’ mean that is now more critical than ever for businesses and schools to work together before the gulf becomes too wide to bridge… Writes Hilary French, Headmistress at Newcastle High School for Girls GDST.