Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
08 October 2014 04:38 PM
Schools ranked as "good" by inspectors are to face more frequent inspections under new proposals to be unveiled by education standards watchdog Ofsted today.
07 October 2014 04:05 PM
Professor Andrew Hamilton claims policy "baffles" him
School places allocation: Lottery is 'fairer' way of deciding who gets top school places, report says
05 October 2014 12:00 AM
03 October 2014 06:56 PM
Exclusive: Pressure of exams leads to 'children crying on the way to school', say authors of letter
02 October 2014 01:09 PM
Co-op banks may be beset by scandals, but the movement also presides over a fast-expanding group of schools. Richard Garner finds out how one of its secondaries puts the ‘values-driven, faith-neutral’ philosophy into practice
02 October 2014 12:55 PM
The subject is alive and well in British schools
01 October 2014 01:56 PM
He argued that location devices were so sophisticated that they could show whether someone was in the bathroom brushing their teeth
30 September 2014 03:39 PM
Leaders representing 250 of the country's elite private schools say move could end military traditions
30 September 2014 02:19 PM
Even worse for desperate students, they risk being disqualified for cheating
29 September 2014 03:15 PM
Move follows students' complaints from about standard of teaching they receive in first year
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more