Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
29 June 2014 07:57 PM
Schools succeed or fail by the quality of leader – one went to extreme lengths when theirs fell ill
26 June 2014 07:27 PM
Schoolchildren from white working-class homes should be entitled to the same kind of remedial language support as pupils who have English as a second language, because without extra help they are falling behind their foreign-speaking classmates, research has found.
26 June 2014 12:00 AM
Just a comment on the announcement of the next tranche of free schools by Education Secretary Michael Gove.
25 June 2014 08:38 PM
Ministers point to successful reforms for improvements
25 June 2014 03:46 PM
Teachers in England work longer hours than the rest of the world but spend less time in the classroom than in other countries, says a major international study.
24 June 2014 09:07 PM
A 'decoupling' of AS-level exams from A-levels mean far fewer students are expected to sit the exam
23 June 2014 12:44 AM
The diverse ethnic mix in inner-London schools could be a key reason behind the dramatic improvement in the capital’s exam results, according to a study out today.
22 June 2014 08:16 PM
The concern is that academies are going to find it harder and harder to recruit new governors
20 June 2014 06:35 PM
Dominic Cummings, former adviser to the Education Secretary, Michael Gove, has ratcheted up his attack on David Cameron saying the Prime Minister would fail to impose change on Whitehall while “watching Netflix with a glass of red wine in his paw”.
20 June 2014 04:04 PM
Comprehensive schools are still associated with “mediocrity, laxity and failure” in the minds of many people, but represent the only chance of giving all pupils a decent education, chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw said today.
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