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.
03 August 2014 07:25 PM
The Department for Education research concluded that degree results could still be predicted just as accurately without AS-level results
02 August 2014 10:55 AM
Students are paying £150 a time to have their essays and dissertations “edited” to give them a better chance of obtaining a top degree pass.
01 August 2014 04:55 PM
A dramatic drop in the number of children pushed by schools into taking their GCSE exams a year early is revealed in new statistics published by exams regulator Ofqual.
31 July 2014 12:00 AM
Teachers of early years children should be given the same status and pay as the rest of the profession, parents and campaigners for better nursery education said today.
31 July 2014 12:00 AM
Students are less likely to drop out of university if they are young, female or privately educated, according to research published today.
30 July 2014 04:08 PM
A further rise in tuition fees would be “a hammer blow to young people trying to make ends meet”, Labour has warned.
29 July 2014 04:20 PM
Bright teenagers who get better-than-expected A-level results next month are set to have a bigger chance of gaining places at some of the country’s leading universities.
28 July 2014 04:02 PM
Drop results from grade boundary mix-up in 2012
27 July 2014 12:00 AM
25 July 2014 12:00 AM
Teachers have today chosen their favourite role model: Albus Dumbledore, the headmaster of Harry Potter’s school, Hogwarts, heads their all-time top 10 of teachers from the world of fiction.
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