Peter Hunt


A quiet revolution in education

So much has been written about the adoption of Free Schools in the UK (a close equivalent of Charter Schools proposed for Australia) but so far there are only 170 with 86,000 students across a nation serving 8.2 million school children, with a further 125...

Big society versus new mutualism

‘Big Society’ has been a flagship policy of the UK Coalition Government, centred around ideas of localism, volunteerism and devolving government service delivery to public sector mutuals. In low revenue environments, public sector mutuals offer a potential panacea to the rising costs of essential services...