Richard Willis

The Hebrew Insurgency

Years of armed resistance by four interlinked Zionist militia groups helped end British rule in Palestine, but led to a bitter civil war between Jews and Arabs.

Playful Learning: The History of Progressive Education

Concerns about the British primary school curriculum made their way onto the political agenda last year with the publication of the interim Rose Report. With the full report imminent, Richard Willis looks at the history of progressive education and ponders its future.

Learning in the Classroom

Richard Willis believes the government should pay attention to the history of teacher-training in its plans for school-based training schemes for graduates.

Teachers Rule OK

Richard Willis describes the long struggle to get teachers their own professional organisation.