Don't Blame Exams
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
Parents who pull their kids from school over SATs are "utterly misguided", writes Harriet Maltby, Head of Policy Research at the Legatum Institute (Prospect magazine)
Health and Education Are Part of a Prosperous Society
Saturday, 21 November 2015
Yet they’re currently holding Britain back in the Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index. The Government can change this—if it wants to, writes Abigail Watson, Research Intern at the Legatum Institute (ConservativeHome)
The Future of Higher Education
Thursday, 4 June 2015
The Legatum Institute was pleased to host a roundtable with Stephen Trachtenberg, President Emeritus of George Washington University, for a discussion on the future of higher education in the UK and the rest of the world.
Nuns Could Teach Tristram Hunt a Thing or Two
Sunday, 8 February 2015
Cristina Odone, Director of Communications at the Legatum Institute, offers advice to UK Shadow Education Secretary of State, following his recent comments on teacher training (Daily Mail)
The Future of Iran - Educational Reform: Workshop Details
Monday, 12 November 2012
The Legatum Institute will host a workshop on educational reform in Iran as part of its The Future of Iran series. The series is designed to encourage Iranians to begin thinking about the challenges they will face if, or when, they suddenly find themselves in a position to carry out major political, social and economic reforms.
“The pillars upon which Big Government rest are crumbling”
Tuesday, 6 November 2012
The use of the internet has transformed how we engage with each other and how we consume everything, from news to music to learning. Why, therefore, should it not also transform the way we are governed? A conversation with author and MP for Clacton, Douglas Carswell.
Entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa
Thursday, 1 December 2011
A regional look at the state of entrepreneurship as well as the opportunities and challenges that face entrepreneurs in improving prosperity in Sub-Saharan Africa.