Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
27 March 2013 07:30 PM
There's a spring of discontent looming for teachers. But industrial action needn't harm pupils, says veteran union leader Nigel de Gruchy – in fact, it can be good for them, he tells Richard Garner.
27 March 2013 07:30 PM
Now that education-standards watchdog Ofsted no longer rates schools on their efforts to promote community cohesion, the Accord Coalition's Inclusive Schools Award takes on a new dimension. It can give some deserved credit to schools that have been beavering away to break down barriers – not, of course, that the award is their main reason for doing so.
27 March 2013 05:52 PM
Education Secretary Michael Gove’s exam reforms could discriminate against girls, teachers warned today.
27 March 2013 12:57 PM
Stephen Twigg: 'The word crisis is sometimes overused but I think in this context it is the right word'
26 March 2013 06:05 PM
Criticism follows evidence that state school and ethnic minority pupils struggle to get onto the best courses
26 March 2013 12:40 PM
One in seven parents has failed to get their children into their first choice of secondary school, according to official figures released today.
26 March 2013 11:26 AM
'For many young people, pornography now precedes sex'
26 March 2013 12:00 AM
Survey reveals that state school students need higher A-level results to get accepted
25 March 2013 05:02 PM
Delegates also declared no confidence in chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw
25 March 2013 01:00 AM
Michael Gove will be accused today of causing irreparable damage to children's education in a devastating personal attack by the leader of Britain's most moderate teachers' union.
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- 2 'Sickening, deluded and unforgivable': Horrific attack brings terror to London’s streets
- 3 Grace Dent: I’m not sure how these people can avoid being called ‘bigots’. And the more ‘civilised’, the worse they are
- 4 Woolwich murder: They killed, then they performed - these men should be starved of our attention
- 5 Woolwich attack: The EDL will seek to exploit this evil crime for their own evil ends
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