Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
27 February 2015 01:19 PM
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan ordered the closure after inspectors accused pupils of harbouring 'prejudiced views' of children from other faiths
26 February 2015 05:03 PM
Spencer is one of 10 teachers worldwide to be shortlisted to win a $1 million dollar prize by the global teacher of the year award
26 February 2015 12:00 AM
If the first festival in 2012 is anything to go by - this weekend's will be a sell-out
24 February 2015 06:55 PM
Professor Nicholas Barr wants payment threshold lowered
23 February 2015 02:18 PM
A claim that standards in London schools only soared as a result of the capital’s ethnic mix is dismissed in research released today.
20 February 2015 03:40 PM
Lord Mandelson has warned a cut in higher education funding could lead to cuts in vital courses such as science, engineering and maths
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
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
Indonesia executions live: 'Hysterical' families heard prisoners being shot dead by firing squad
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds
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