Richard Garner has been Education Editor of The Independent for 12 years and writing about the subject for 34 years. Before becoming a journalist, he worked as a disc jockey in London pubs and clubs and for a hospital radio station. His main hobbies are cricket (watching these days) and theatre. On his days off, he is most likelt to be found at Lord’s or the King’s Head Theatre Club.
06 August 2015 12:00 AM
71 Americans have won awards since 2000 – compared with just 12 British-born
05 August 2015 04:20 PM
Figures will show a rise in the pupils opting for English, maths and science
04 August 2015 12:12 AM
Results for the advanced higher papers also reached a record level - with a four per cent rise lifting the number of passes to 18,889
03 August 2015 09:08 PM
EY’s managing partner for talent, said she hoped the new policy would 'open up opportunities for talented individuals regardless of their background'
03 August 2015 04:29 PM
The Minister for Education and Skills says lessons should focus on teaching 'religion, philosophy and ethics'
03 August 2015 04:19 PM
The research, by Professor Alan Smithers, shows that boys are more extreme in their exam performance than girls
30 July 2015 12:25 AM
Academics fear the move could further deter people from disadvantaged backgrounds from going to university
University of South Wales enrolment to London 'campus' cancelled after difficulty attracting international students
28 July 2015 05:14 PM
The university blamed tougher visa restrictions for its decision to back out of a plan to recruit students to its newly set-up London Centre for students
27 July 2015 12:00 AM
OCR now advertises in cruise magazines to try and find retired teachers
25 July 2015 11:50 PM
University says move will give candidates head start in snapping up places
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