Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
18 August 2014 07:39 PM
Schools should be freed from the “top-down, target-driven, exam-obsessed” culture that is dominating our education system, Tristram Hunt urged today.
18 August 2014 05:52 PM
Latin has made a remarkable comeback in state secondary school classrooms, according to figures released today.
18 August 2014 04:48 PM
If you want to find out how well a child will do in their GCSE exams, forget the quality of their teachers and look instead at how confident their mother was during pregnancy.
17 August 2014 07:19 PM
Shadow minister says focus on free schools has been at cost of overcrowding elsewhere
17 August 2014 12:00 AM
14 August 2014 05:06 PM
A drop in top grade passes at A-level this year may have been triggered by a growth in the number of candidates taking traditional academic subjects, exam boards have suggested.
14 August 2014 03:46 PM
If Michael Gove had been around today as Education Secretary he would have been chuffed by this year’s results.
14 August 2014 09:31 AM
Exam chiefs suggest that the drop in the top grade pass rate could be down to students switching to more traditional academic subjects
14 August 2014 12:04 AM
Many of the UK’s most prestigious universities will be wooing students today with places that they have reserved for those who do better than expected in their A-levels.
13 August 2014 12:00 AM
Wealthy students are ten times more likely to get into best universities
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
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Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
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- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 Tim Sherwood column: 'It started as a three-horse race but turned into the Grand National'