Skills for learning are a better basis for education than fact cramming says Hilary Wilce.

Children go to school to learn. But learn what? Schools have been grappling with this question ever since they were invented and life in the 21st century is adding yet more complications to an already tangled tale.

10 things I wish I’d known when my kids were young…

With three children now into adulthood, Hilary Wilce reflects on her experience as a mother and shares her retrospective wisdom

A Love of Reading Starts at Home

The team here has a look getting children into reading...

A Portrait of War

To mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, John Graham-Hart explains how his own personal experience of retracing his uncle's combat footsteps has allowed him to piece together a remarkable story and thus keep his memory...