Richard Garner is The Independent's Education Editor.
Increase in parents complaining about activities of evangelical Christian groups who have been allowed into schools 'to convert pupils'
12 October 2013 12:15 AM
Growing numbers of parents are complaining about the activities of evangelical Christian groups who have been allowed into schools whose clear intent is to convert pupils to their religion, according to a study out today.
11 October 2013 12:00 AM
National Secular Society calls on Government to introduce stricter codes of conduct
David Cameron, Lily Cole and Eliza Manningham-Buller to inspire secondary students as 'Speakers for Schools' returns
10 October 2013 05:16 PM
Politicians, supermodels and sports stars will be blitzing state schools next week in the hope of passing on some of their tips for success to the next generation.
09 October 2013 08:30 PM
The trouble with Graham Lane was, as the former local politician revealed to Newsnight's presenter Jeremy Paxman on BBC 2 in the mid-1990s, that he was always rather too forthcoming.
09 October 2013 09:40 AM
The UK is the only nation where our young people have less mastery of the basics than the adult population as a whole
09 October 2013 08:00 AM
Elite universities should be allowed to charge far more, Oxford chief argues
Survey reveals growing number of grandparents contributing towards their grandchildren’s university education
09 October 2013 12:00 AM
Growing numbers of grandparents are having to dig deep into their pockets to contribute towards the cost of their grandchildren’s university education, according to a survey.
Muslim free school Al-Madinah in Derby faces closure over 'practices which discriminate against girls and women'
08 October 2013 12:25 PM
Muslim school must make immediate changes, Lord Nash warns
British education in crisis? Literacy and numeracy skills of young people in UK among lowest in developed world
08 October 2013 10:11 AM
Pupils worse at maths and English than grandparents with England 22nd for literacy and 21st for numeracy out of 24 countries
06 October 2013 12:00 AM
Damning report comes as no surprise to education lobbyists and a teachers' union
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