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
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 Amber Roof: Sister of Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof launches fund-raising appeal for wedding and honeymoon
- 3 Russell Brand condemns moment of silence for Tunisia attack victims as a 'minute of bulls**t'
- 4 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 5 Right to die: Belgian doctors rule depressed 24-year-old woman has right to end her life