Education

Last Edited: 23-Apr-2014 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.


Date Title Cast Parameters
15-Apr-2004 Brains for Sale -- Academic plagiarism Hugh Levenson 28:14, 26472, S
19-Apr-2005
The Age Gap – Parliament and Today’s Students
Lord Weatherill
Produced by Sally Flubman
28:12, 26449, S
25-Apr-2005
Married to Teacher
Teacher-pupil romances
Rosie Goldsmith
Produced by Sarah Coven
28:13, 26469, S
12-May-2005  The Walbottle Generation
Walbottle East Secondary School, Class of ‘60
Eric Robson
Produced by Margaret Wren 
28:20, 26564, S
28-May-2005
Fighting Fit
The history of Physical Education
Fi Glover
Read by John Rowe
Produced by Beattie Rubens
27:47, 26058, S
01-Sep-2005
08-Sep-2005
15-Sep-2005
22-Sep-2005
Comp!
The story of the comprehensive schoo1
  1. Pioneers
  2. No More Sheep and Goats
  3. The Blackest Day?
  4. Forty Years On
Evan Davis
Produced by Phil Tinline
28:16, 26503, S
28:20, 26564, S
28:05, 26340, S
28:11, 26430, S
10-Oct-2005
Class Act
5th anniversary of the Charter School
Winifred Robinson
Produced by
28:15, 26578, S
20-Oct-2005
The Truth about School League Tables
Simon Cox
Produced by Richard Vardon
28:01, 26267, S
07-Nov-2005
14-Nov-2005
21-Nov-2005 
Could Do Better
People giving up successful careers to teach
  1. Autumn Term
  2. Spring Term
  3. Summer Term
Jo Morris
Produced by Sarah Taylor 
27:57, 26216, S
28:01, 26272, S
28:02, 26285, S
17-Feb-2006  The Bazaar
Fund raising for local schools
Produced by Sarah Bowen  27:55, 26173, S
27-Apr-2006
The Battle for Influence –
The Battle for Secondary Schools
Simon Cox
Produced by Richard Vardon
27:57, 26214, S
26-Jun-2006
A Class Apart
The role of faith schools
Sarfraz Manzoor
Produced by Rachel Hooper
28:14, 26475, S
10-Jul-2006
Generating Genius
Fostering achievement in Afro-Caribbean boys
Presented and produced by Kate Taylor
28:23, 26614, S
24-Aug-2006 to
21-Sep-2006
The Idea of a University
The post-war creation of British universities
Martha Kearney
Produced by Julia Adamson
27:57, 26218, S
28:01, 26269, S
28:01, 26271, S
28:15, 26489, S
42:07, 39490, S
20-Mar-2007
to
27-Apr-2007
Turn over Your Papers Now
  1. Orals
  2. Timed Essays
  3. Multiple Choice
  4. Coursework
  5. Practicals
John O'Farrell
Produced by Phil Tinline
13:59, 13123, S
14:01, 13148, S
14:04, 13189, S
13:49, 12960, S
14:11, 13306, S
03-May-2007
Final Curtain -- Bretton Hall College
John Godber
Produced by Andy Cartwright
28:16, 26505, S
17-Mar-2008 to
21-Mar-2008
People In The Playground Revisited
Michael Rosen
Georgina Boyes,Dan Jones, Biddy Youell
Produced by Beattie Rubens
13:40, 12820, S
13:32, 12700, S
14:06, 13226, S
13:49, 12954, S
13:37, 12773, S
23-Dec-2008
Great White Hopes -
class and poverty in education policy
Henry Bonsu
produced by Mark Smalley
37:07, 34809, S
01-Jun-2009
08-Jun-2009
Governors Needed
1.    State Schools
2.    Private Schools
Reeta Chakrabati
Produced by Lucy Lunt
27:59, 26239, S
27:28, 25761, S
15-Sep-2009 to
29-Sep-2009
30-Sep-2009
From Abacus to Circle Time:
A Short History of the Primary School
The Primary School Debate
Mike Baker
produced by Suki Firth
Jane Garvey
produced by Suki Firth and Paul Kobrack
27:15, 25562, S
27:36, 25889, S
27:48, 26069, S
43:00, 40316, S
21-Aug-2011
How to Write a Personal Statement --
university applications
Imogen Stubbs
Producer: Lore Windemuth
27:26, 25683, S
22-May-2012
29-May-2012
Reading between the Lines
  1. Easy as ABC?
  2. Beyond the Reading Wars
Michael Morpurgo
Producer : Beaty Rubens

27:39, 25879, S
27:34, 25797, S
22-Aug-2012
29-Sep-2012
05-Sep-2012
The Education Debates
  1. what we should teach
  2. How should we teach?
  3. who should teach?
John Humphrys
Produced by Karen Pirie

42:29, 39757, S
42:35, 39840, S
42:25, 39683, S
26-Oct-2012 Universities Challenged
Sue Little Moore
Produced by Ivor Gaber

27:41, 25915, S
14-Nov-2012
21-Nov-2012
From Worcester with Love
Peter White
produced by Susan Mitchell
27:54, 26106, S
27:43, 25944, S
04-Dec-2012 Inside the Academy School Revolution
Zoe Williams
Producer: Brian King

36:42, 34337, S
21-Dec-2012 Down and Out Debaters
Edi Stark
Produced by Lucy Lloyd

27:33, 25840, S
02-Aug-2013
Teacher Versus Tutor
Sushma Puri
Producer: Hilary Thomson
27:47, 25999, S
15-Apr-2014
How Do Children Learn History?
Adam Smith
Producer: Phil Tinline
36:45, 34390, S
22-Apr-2014
Teachers vs Government:
Seventy Years of Education Policy
Roy Blatchford
Producer: Phil Kemp
37:02, 34657, S

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