Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. Her book Unlocking the Reader in Every Child is published by Ransom. She is Education and Training Editor at The Stage.
20 July 2013 07:30 PM
Tense in future, past and presents
19 July 2013 09:30 AM
Why have we got ourselves into the silly position of thinking that every teacher has to be bought a present at the end of every school year?
18 July 2013 12:00 PM
Only an irresponsible parent allows unlimited iPad access. Children are not allowed to put items in supermarket trolleys without permission - the principle is identical.
Review: Springboard Shakespeare: King Lear, Macbeth, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, By Ben Crystal
07 July 2013 12:01 AM
A guide to Shakespeare’s work that should be in every theatre
04 July 2013 01:56 PM
They can always be relied upon to stand against change
18 June 2013 02:29 PM
If it weren’t so tragic, it would be almost laughable that Gove has to keep stating that we need to stretch the brightest children
23 May 2013 01:55 PM
They told us that a child on its back could choke on its own vomit and die - scary stuff, so we did as we were told, even though babies have slept on their backs for millennia
14 May 2013 04:56 PM
Tens of thousands of children are now arriving at school without a proper breakfast. So let's tackle the cause of this problem, not just the symptom
27 April 2013 06:30 PM
An heir-raising account of Tudor England
19 April 2013 09:30 AM
It wouldn't be such a bad thing if parents had to provide midday food for their children – the good old packed lunch
The 9 charts that show the 'left-wing' policies of Jeremy Corbyn the public actually agrees with
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn says 'we can learn a great deal from Karl Marx'
The last thing Labour needs is a leader like Jeremy Corbyn who people want to vote for
What the Labour party could look like under Jeremy Corbyn
I am the Jeremy Corbyn supporter that many will tell you doesn't exist
Public anger after French sunbather beaten up by gang for wearing a bikini in Reims park
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