Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
20 June 2014 12:00 AM
Thousands of pupils who fail to read properly by the age of 11 will be sentenced to a lifetime of underachievement, according to a report out today.
19 June 2014 09:46 PM
Half the country’s universities should be closed in sweeping reforms to the UK’s “messy, muddled” higher education system, according to the former head of the body which represents university vice-chancellors.
19 June 2014 07:24 PM
Universities should be left free to set their own charges for degree courses, according to one of the country’s leading university vice-chancellors.
19 June 2014 06:57 PM
Children with special education needs are twice as likely to suffer from persistent bullying, according to new research into primary schools published today.
19 June 2014 12:00 AM
Education Secretary Michael Gove has given the go-ahead for 38 new free schools, bringing the total number in the country to 331.
18 June 2014 10:30 PM
Just to note that some of the most prominent figures in the education world over the past two decades are celebrating this week as a result of the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
18 June 2014 03:46 PM
A new £1 million Government bursary scheme will give thousands of state school pupils the opportunity to join new cadet units.
18 June 2014 03:30 PM
A shake-up of A-Level science may lead to schools and colleges concluding practical experiments are irrelevant to getting into university, according to the former head of the National Science Learning Centre.
18 June 2014 12:00 AM
White working class pupils should have a longer day at school to help them boost their test and exam results, an influential group of MPs will recommend today.
17 June 2014 06:49 PM
Spending cuts have forced a £2m cut in funding for a scheme aimed at protecting pupils in Birmingham from being coerced into terrorism, MPs have heard.
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