Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
03 May 2015 03:43 PM
At least three schools had dead animals placed in their playgrounds
03 May 2015 12:00 AM
Maths and English jobs are hardest for schools to fill, while the newly qualified are often not ready for the classroom
02 May 2015 01:07 AM
'The outstanding grade tames mavericks... Let me be explicit. I believe schools should be outstanding. I just don't think we should let a regulator define it'
Tristram Hunt: Four-year-olds arriving at school unable to speak because parents don't get on 'all fours' and play with them
01 May 2015 05:28 PM
Labour's education spokesman: 'Parents haven't been sitting down on all fours and sitting down an intereacting with their children'
01 May 2015 12:00 AM
The increase has been attributed to a rise in parents' affluence
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
01 May 2015 12:00 AM
Schools are spending an estimated £43m per year to offset effects of poverty
30 April 2015 12:00 AM
The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School is written by the former Financial Times education correspondent David Turner
Finland's 'teaching by topic' instead of 'teaching by subject' policy actually started in Norway 40 years ago
29 April 2015 05:09 PM
But will the education reforms catch on in the UK?
29 April 2015 03:14 PM
'Arts provision in schools really relies on the ambition of individual headteachers'
29 April 2015 02:01 PM
Dr Rebecca Allen argues that the move would cut down on teachers' workload
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn – or a return to a Labour government
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Labour leadership: New poll shows party is now even 'less electable' than under Ed Miliband
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
Calais crisis: The seven claims made about the migrants - and the reality
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