Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
A living history lesson: Holocaust survivor Eve Kugler talks to pupils around the country prior to Holocaust Memorial Day
22 January 2014 10:30 PM
She tells Richard Garner about the importance of remembering
22 January 2014 09:45 PM
Off to the North of England education conference – the traditional curtain raiser of the year.
How would you feel at the thought of going round to a problem family's home and telling them: 'You're bad parents?'
22 January 2014 08:23 PM
I think - were I a social worker or headteacher - I would feel queasy at the thought of going round to a problem family’s home and telling them bluntly: “You’re bad parents.”
Teachers and social workers should feel able to call people 'bad parents', says chief schools inspector
22 January 2014 06:05 PM
Heads and social workers should not baulk at telling some people they are “bad parents”, chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw said yesterday.
As many as 100 independent schools could join the state sector within a decade as free schools or academies
22 January 2014 02:25 PM
15 changed over so far, but many more could follow, says Lord Adonis
22 January 2014 12:00 AM
Ministers have been urged to delay expanding their plan to provide free nursery provision for two-year-olds until existing provision is brought up to scratch.
17 January 2014 02:28 PM
Schools are in danger of becoming "exam factories" - churning out teenagers unable to cope with life beyond their gates, Britain's bosses warned yesterday.
16 January 2014 04:34 PM
Guidance suggests that teachers working as reps should split their duties
Labour MOT-style test for teachers would be a 'bureaucratic nightmare' says Schools Minister David Laws
16 January 2014 01:46 PM
Labour's Shadow Education Secretary unveiled his plans on Wednesday
Host with the most: Margaret Steven's charitable work arranging short stays with UK families for foreign students is at risk
15 January 2014 08:20 PM
When Margaret Steven was a child, she dreamed of living the life of a diplomat's daughter. Her father was an accountant working in the UK so the dream was unlikely to ever come true but it fuelled a thirst for knowledge of other countries and cultures that led to her being awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Year's Honours List.
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
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- 5 Lady Gaga has struggled with eating disorders in the past, so it's indefensible that she's glamourising bulimia in her SXSW set