I’m beginning to see a pattern in British intellectual life. Every week, an American thinker arrives at Heathrow, with a suitcase bulging with ‘the latest research’ from psychology, and they embark on the merry-go-round of British cultural platforms: the Today programme; Start The Week; a talk at a think-tank, a book signing or two then Read more…

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I was sorry to miss James Heckman, the Nobel-prize-winning economist, when he came to the Young Foundation to talk this morning on social and emotional learning for kids. As it happens, I was at a school in Whitechapel, watching how they teach social and emotional learning. Anyway, if like me you missed him, you might Read more…

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