Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
25 April 2014 12:13 AM
24 April 2014 04:53 PM
24 April 2014 12:06 AM
A rise in bursaries for disadvantaged pupils has fuelled a sudden surge in the number of boarders admitted to independent schools, according to this year’s annual census of private school numbers published today.
23 April 2014 10:00 PM
It's funny how those bemoaning current standards can so often put their foot in it. A recent example surfaced at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers conference in Manchester, where delegate Malcolm St John-Smith, from Wakefield, sought to show how the pressure on teachers from Ofsted and league tables had failed to improve standards.
22 April 2014 02:54 PM
Delegates attack decision to spend £45m on new selective school in Westminster while existing sixth-form colleges face cuts
22 April 2014 12:00 AM
Competitive dads across the country should brace themselves. Almost two out of three children would either be relieved or “not bothered” if the competitive element were taken out of school sport.
21 April 2014 07:51 PM
Mentors could encourage girls to take up science careers in a campaign established by the new president of the National Union of Teachers (NUT).
21 April 2014 07:50 AM
Teachers are facing an increasing barrage of “vile” sexual abuse, unfair allegations of incompetence and videos of themselves taken without their consent being posted online by their pupils, according to a report seen by The Independent.
20 April 2014 10:51 PM
The Chief Inspector of Schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, is to take personal charge of the investigation into claims that Muslim hardliners have taken over a number of schools in Birmingham and begun segregating boys and girls in class.
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