Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
02 September 2014 12:00 AM
Parents will struggle to help five-year-olds with their homework now they are being taught computing skills for the first time, according to a survey published today.
01 September 2014 05:45 PM
David Hoare, the new head of Ofsted, was until recently a trustee of Academies Enterprise Trust
01 September 2014 12:53 AM
The number of children that can be selected on the grounds of faith should be limited to 50 per cent, says campaign group
Free school meals: Lib Dems promise to expand policy to all primary school pupils in next parliament
01 September 2014 12:51 AM
The policy will be included in a pre-election manifesto to be published later this week
31 August 2014 12:00 AM
30 August 2014 12:00 AM
Four out of five independent schools ditched GCSEs in at least one subject area in favour of the more traditional international version of the exam, according to figures released today.
28 August 2014 04:40 PM
More than 100,000 11-year-olds still cannot master the "three Rs", despite an improvement in national curriculum test results this year.
27 August 2014 06:51 PM
There is no evidence that Government investment in new education structures such as academies and free schools has had any impact on pupil performance, according to a major study.
27 August 2014 05:31 PM
Labour is promoting plans for new "technical universities", offering earn-while-you-learn degrees in technical subjects vital to the future of the UK economy.
University system geared towards foreign students could undermine our economy, says warns vice-chancellor
24 August 2014 09:42 PM
‘We educate overseas students to compete against us’, says Nigel Carrington
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
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