Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
29 September 2014 12:01 AM
The exams regulator has acknowledged that 6 per cent of examiners are 'inadequate', according to Mr Harman
25 September 2014 06:08 PM
Tests for six-year-olds have shown thousands more pupils reaching the required reading standard in the Government’s new phonics check, results have showed.
25 September 2014 04:57 PM
Hundreds of co-ed state schools do not have a single girl studying physics in their sixth-forms, according to a new report.
24 September 2014 06:24 PM
Children are being hidden away from the public because a culture of “oversensitivity and overreaction” means schools are afraid to laud their achievements publicly, a head teachers’ leader has warned.
24 September 2014 12:00 AM
Lessons should start at primary level
23 September 2014 05:36 PM
Heads and teachers are losing confidence in the marking of GCSE and A-level exams, according to new research published today.
23 September 2014 02:07 AM
The gap in performance between poor and better-off pupils is just as high in schools ranked “outstanding” as those labelled “inadequate”, researchers have found.
23 September 2014 12:00 AM
Growing numbers of teenagers with top-class vocational qualifications are being recruited by UK universities while the number with A-levels dwindle, according to figures released today.
22 September 2014 12:01 AM
Children aged eight or over and whose parents get working tax credits are excluded from free school meals
21 September 2014 12:00 AM
Promising candidates are given well-honed tips on writing a CV and preparing for interview
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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- 4 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
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