Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
11 September 2014 12:00 AM
A growing number of parents support the idea of ballots to determine which children are successful in applying to oversubscribed schools, according to a new poll published today.
10 September 2014 07:12 PM
Numbers leaving college rising as Government prepares laws for some training until the age of 18
10 September 2014 12:00 AM
The drive to send more British people to university has failed to produce a rise in literacy and numeracy skills, a major international study has revealed.
University chief Sir Christopher Snowden claims Government immigration policy puts off foreign students
09 September 2014 12:00 AM
Research shows the first fall in overseas recruitment for almost three decades
Sir Chris Woodhead interview: Former head of Osted and scourge of the teaching profession on academies, Michael Gove and motor neurone disease - ‘For those who thought that I was finished – I’ve got news for you'
07 September 2014 07:56 PM
The trailblazing and divisive former Ofsted head, Sir Chris Woodhead, tells Richard Garner of his plans for a new academcy chain, why Cameron was wrong to get rid of Gove and how motor neurone disease has made him refocus on education and life
07 September 2014 12:00 AM
07 September 2014 12:00 AM
Even the country's most inspiring teachers are upset at the amount of central government interference in how they go about their jobs, a new study has revealed.
06 September 2014 12:00 AM
Rosen argues that tests are all about 'retrieval' and 'inference' and do not allow any 'interpretation'
04 September 2014 12:00 AM
Move would help close gap with privately educated kids
Bow school's state-of-the-art £30m campus is last to benefit from scrapped Building Schools for the Future programme
03 September 2014 10:50 PM
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
- 1 I'm A Celebrity 2014: Jungle security stepped up after murder and 'suspicious death' near to camp
- 2 Black Friday 2014: Opening times for Asda, John Lewis, PC World, GAME and Argos
- 3 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 4 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 5 Jeremy Hunt: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP appointment'