Living to Learn or Learning to Live?

Church of England¬†Article By Lord Taylor of Warwick It was Benjamin Franklin who said, “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest“. A teacher at my Birmingham grammar school¬†helped me see that a university education might, in the long term, be better for me than playing soccer for Aston Villa. I am not sure Villa would have gained much …

Education, Teachers, University, Britain, learning

Education Fails the Grade

Church of England Article By Lord Taylor of Warwick The importance of education is beyond dispute. In the Bible, God rewards Solomon for rating “wisdom and knowledge” above “wealth, riches or honour” (2 Chronicles 1: 9-11). When Tony Blair became Prime Minister he championed “Education, Education, Education” above all. The Bible stresses the important role that teaching has in nurturing …

Lord Taylor of Warwick, Higher Education

Higher Education Bill

My Lords, it was Benjamin Franklin who said: “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”. A teacher at my Birmingham grammar school helped me to see that a university education might, in the long term, be better for me than playing soccer for Aston Villa. I am not sure that Villa would have gained much from my services …