Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
10 August 2014 08:21 PM
A-levels may have their detractors in the UK but the international version of the exam is proving popular abroad.
10 August 2014 12:00 AM
08 August 2014 05:50 PM
School and college staff responsible for running GCSE and A-level exams could quit their jobs in large numbers because of burn-out linked to the constant upheaval in the system, a new report warns.
Government's flagship free schools accused of allowing 'stealth selection' as they fail to admit poorest kids
07 August 2014 12:00 AM
Free schools have been accused of “cherry-picking” bright and wealthy pupils after a major study found that even those established in deprived areas are failing to admit the neediest children.
05 August 2014 05:30 PM
A major expansion for the network of top-class university technical colleges for 14 to 18-year-olds has been given the go-ahead by ministers.
Number of primary school children taking part in arts activities has dropped by a third since the last election, Labour claims
04 August 2014 12:12 AM
A significant drop in the number of primary school children taking part in dance, music and drama is highlighted in a report by Labour today.
Number of job vacancies requiring a first-class degree has fallen by 80 per cent in two years, study finds
04 August 2014 12:12 AM
Fewer employers are insisting on applicants for jobs having a first-class degree, according to research published today.
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.
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
Poppy Appeal 2014: This is why I won't be wearing a red poppy this year
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- 2 Axe wielding man shot dead after attacking four New York policemen on busy street
- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 Jimmy Carr's Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 5 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo