Tag : Lords

Will TEF take effect?

2 years ago / 0 comments

House of Lords votes to cut ties between TEF and fees. The House of Lords has passed an amendment to the government’s imminent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) that disallows any link between teaching standards and set tuition fees. The ruling is a major defeat for the government, blocking an element … Read More

And we would’ve gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for you meddling Lords…

3 years ago / 0 comments

I was greatly moved recently when reading about the worries of a father who feared his children might never be able to afford their own homes and may struggle to live independently on their wages. I was moved not to tears, but to laughter, as the concerned parent in question … Read More

Sport | Captain Cooked?

4 years ago / 0 comments

England succumbed to yet another humiliating and painful defeat yesterday at Lords against India, losing a Test match that had been set up almost perfectly for them to triumph in. Against a side that had not won away from home in roughly three years, on a pitch that should have … Read More

Sport: England begin new era with thrilling draw

4 years ago / 0 comments

England and Sri Lanka played out a thrilling draw in the first Test match of the cricket summer at Lords, as Euan Cunningham reports   12 months ago the Australian coach Darren Lehmann, ably assisted by his lieutenant inside the English media Shane Warne, were keen to suggest that the … Read More