Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
Sir Keith Burnett says £9,000 university tuition fees are 'a disaster financially and unsustainable'
23 April 2015 12:00 AM
The vice-chancellor of Sheffield University says family and friends have told him that tuition fee debt is affecting people's chances of getting a mortgage
16 April 2015 12:00 AM
Germ is apparently committed to the type of rigorous testing that teachers spent most of the weekend bemoaning, says Richard Garner
08 April 2015 08:00 PM
There were mumbles all round and an apology following one speaker's response to a complaint from a colleague
07 April 2015 01:06 PM
NUT delegates unanimously backed a move to warn of strike action if the incoming government fail to agree to restore the cash over a fixed timetable
06 April 2015 07:25 PM
Both the National Union of Teachers and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers believe it will strengthen their voice in discussions with ministers
06 April 2015 05:00 PM
'The last five years have been the worst time to be a teacher in this country'
Teachers forced to act as 'front-line storm troopers' to spy on pupils under guidelines aimed at combating terrorism
06 April 2015 01:24 PM
The NUT warned the rules were effectively 'closing down' any classroom discussion of issues surrounding the radicalisation of young people
06 April 2015 12:38 AM
Figures show the number of UK teachers dying from mesothelioma has risen to 22 a year - the highest rate in the world
All schools should include a positive portrayal of same sex relationships in sex education lessons, says union
05 April 2015 03:27 PM
Delegates at the National Union of Teachers' annual conference warned that homophobic bullying was still rife in schools
05 April 2015 02:58 PM
Delegates to the NUT annual conference voted overwhelmingly in favour of using the autumn statement as a trigger for industrial action over cuts
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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