Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
22 October 2014 12:02 AM
27 per cent rise in the number of girls taking science courses
22 October 2014 12:00 AM
Ofsted has been accused of a staging a “cover-up” by a whistleblowing former employee over its handling of the “Baby P” scandal.
21 October 2014 05:40 PM
Figures show 48 per cent increase in exam papers queried by schools
19 October 2014 07:26 PM
Primary free schools are underperforming in reading, writing and mathematics compared with the rest of the state sector
17 October 2014 03:48 PM
But shadow education minister stresses his Party would be unlikely to give subsidies
16 October 2014 03:46 PM
Exclusive: Enterprising Science project aims to encourage more pupils into science careers
16 October 2014 12:00 AM
The university is carving out a niche for itself as the front-runner for providing media-related courses for the next generation of students
16 October 2014 12:00 AM
Mr Blunkett was speaking at the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference and praised the work of his Conservative political foe, Kenneth Baker
13 October 2014 01:00 AM
The trouble with this solution is that it reinforces the 'local authority maintained school bad - academies and free schools good' mentality
09 October 2014 12:07 AM
Pupils to be given an hour more in bed to see if their exam results can be improved
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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- 3 Northern Lights above Britain: Stunning Aurora Borealis illuminates Northumberland sky on Christmas Eve
- 4 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 5 New route to Mars could make manned mission much cheaper and easier