The Sutton Trust’s new Social Mobility Index ranked all 533 parliamentary constituencies in England according to five measures of social mobility to show how well each constituency is doing in improving prospects for their most disadvantaged young people

Poor children more likely to succeed in South, says study

The relatively high standards of the capital’s schools are thought to be one factor behind the higher rates of social mobility

How to appeal primary school place decision

'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes

Teachers asked students to complete the sentence: "I wish my teacher knew..."

Sir Anthony Seldon on ITV's This Morning

University of Buckingham: One of UK's leading private universities appoints Sir Anthony Seldon as vice-chancellor

The political biographer and pioneering private school headmaster will take over in September

102,615 five- to seven-year-olds are being taught in classes of above 30, according to Labour

'Supersize' classes for infants triple in five years, while school choice has become narrower

Figures revealed by Labour are an embarrassment to the Tory Party, whose 2010 manifesto promised smaller classes

The OCR exam board has unveiled a new GCSE syllabus for modern languages which will introduce real-life content designed to appeal more to teenagers

Revamped language GCSEs will see students discuss tattoos and German thrillers

The new syllabus will be offered to English schools from September 2016 if approved by exams watchdog Ofqual

Vice-chancellor Bill Rammell, right, with Helen Bailey with whom he formed a relationship in 2013

Lecturers at the University of Bedfordshire turn on 'pay and perks' vice-chancellor

Former Labour minister Bill Rammell has called for redundancies while claiming huge expenses for world travel

Low achievers, women and those who did courses involving maths most benefited from being banned from coffeeshops

Students banned from cannabis coffee shops 'more likely to pass exams,' a Dutch study claims

The 'partial-prohibition' sought to ban smokers from France and Luxembourg

Headteacher Sean Heslop arrested after 'starting relationship with ex-pupil who is now pregnant'

The head teacher at two academies was detained on suspicion of abuse of a position of trust and freed on police bail to July 30 pending further inquiries

Figures show about 100,000 children are failing to reach the expected standard in English and Maths

General Election 2015: Failing primary school children face more resits under Tory plans

About 100,000 children fail to reach the expected standard in English and Maths and of those only seven per cent go on to get five good GCSEs

The University of Warwick launches new department to employ all temporary or fixed-term teaching staff

The move stokes fears of a growing casual work force in Higher Education

Teachers demand an end to the public sector pay freeze

NUT delegates unanimously backed a move to warn of strike action if the incoming government fail to agree to restore the cash over a fixed timetable

NUT and ATL: Two of Britain's biggest teaching unions discuss creating a 'superunion'

Both the National Union of Teachers and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers believe it will strengthen their voice in discussions with ministers

The move to reduce the number of special schools, perhaps eventually to dispense with them altogether, predates this government. It was seen by many as a cost-cutting exercise, but was sometimes cloaked in rhetoric about including children within their peer group.

Special needs children being asked to stay at home when inspectors call

The move to reduce the number of special schools, perhaps eventually to dispense with them altogether, predates this government

NUT delegates told how both classroom teachers had been bullied and union representatives had been refused permission to enter school premises to support them.

Teachers living in atmosphere of fear due to bullying by headteachers, union warns

'The last five years have been the worst time to be a teacher in this country'

Delegates at the National Union of Teachers' annual conference in Harrogate unanimously backed a motion warned the guidelines were effectively

Teachers forced to act as 'front-line storm troopers' to spy on pupils under guidelines aimed at combating terrorism

The NUT warned the rules were effectively 'closing down' any classroom discussion of issues surrounding the radicalisation of young people

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