Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
19 February 2015 06:35 PM
Exodus of headteachers heralds recruitment crisis
19 February 2015 12:00 AM
In Sweden - the first country to introduce the controversial programme - they now have to hire qualified teachers and follow its national curriculum
18 February 2015 10:00 PM
Strong measures were needed to raise standards at the Academy in west London's White City, as Richard Garner discovers
Controversial Durand Education Trust faces 'misconduct or mismanagement' inquiry by Charity Commission
18 February 2015 08:40 PM
Chair Margaret Hodge also questioned the fact the headteacher earned £160,000 from a firm set up to run a leisure centre on the site in addition to his £229,000 salary
18 February 2015 08:33 PM
Exclusive: Dame Sally Coates says the 'time has come for an independent review of admissions across the country'
17 February 2015 12:01 AM
The DfE failed to concede there is a great need for sex education
Sex education: Tories snub puts teenagers at risk of ‘pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and exploitation’
17 February 2015 12:01 AM
Conservatives attacked over failure to make primary school lessons compulsory
MPs want tougher controls over academy trust finances after revelations that directors have been allowed to develop 'inappropriate business interests'
15 February 2015 12:00 AM
Chair of Public Accounts Committee cites the case of a headteacher who enhanced his £200,000 salary with £160,000 from a private company he ran on school premises
12 February 2015 12:00 AM
According to the analysis by the Sutton Trust, only one of Ukip's 30 candidates has an Oxbridge background
11 February 2015 09:20 PM
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
- 1 Tidal launch: The most pretentious lines from Alicia Keys' valedictory speech
- 2 Trevor Noah: Jon Stewart's replacement faces online criticism over 'anti-Semitic' tweets
- 3 Martha Stewart accuses Snoop Dogg of 'smoking for four hours' during Justin Bieber Roast
- 4 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
- 5 Syrian child photographed 'surrendering to camera because she thought it was a gun'