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.
16 June 2015 12:00 AM
Number of young people combining study with part-time work has dropped
15 June 2015 05:40 PM
Sir Michael Wilshaw says schools worry that pupils will not bring books back
15 June 2015 12:00 AM
Former Education Secretary Charles Clarke has called for a radical overhaul
13 June 2015 09:34 PM
Exclusive: Some colleges will lose a third of funding between 2011 and 2016
11 June 2015 12:00 AM
New research appears to show that if the teacher can get pupils texting on the subject in hand, their marks will improve
09 June 2015 07:00 PM
John Cridland said the watchdog needs a radical shift in its approach
09 June 2015 04:02 PM
The research also indicated a gender bias in teachers' assessments
08 June 2015 04:15 PM
Investigators have identified up to 190 such institutions
04 June 2015 06:15 AM
Students studying architecture or business and administration courses were the unhappiest with their choice, the study says
Too many disadvantaged university students dropping out despite rise in acceptance rates, says watchdog head
04 June 2015 12:04 AM
'Although there are record-breaking rates of entry among disadvantaged groups, too many of these entrants are still getting lost by the wayside'
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Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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