Hundreds of teachers have signed up for a new no-strike legal service offering an alternative to trade union membership, it was claimed today.
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David Cameron faces backlash from Conservative right as Ukip attract votes from 'blue-collar Tories'
Saturday 02 March 2013
Coming in third - after UKIP - seen as evidence that PM's rebranding campaign has gone too far
Friday 01 March 2013
Improved test scores are a far better measure of success than student surveys
Wednesday 27 February 2013
The law of unintended consequences has struck again. One aspect of Education Secretary Michael Gove's national curriculum review that was greeted with well nigh unanimous acclaim was the decision to make the learning of a language compulsory for children from the age of seven.
Friday 22 February 2013
Wednesday 20 February 2013
For every action, there is an alternative reaction – which you just cannot predict.
Monday 18 February 2013
Civil servants in Education Secretary Michael Gove’s department have voted for strike action over plans to axe 1,000 jobs. Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) backed walkouts by a two-to-one majority – with nine out of ten of those who voted giving the green light for industrial action short of strike.
Friday 15 February 2013
Gove turns a blind eye to any opposition from schools. They are seen as 'enemies of promise'
Thursday 14 February 2013
Education watchdog says sessions fail to build up strength or stamina of children
Plans to introduce flagship new qualification to replace GCSEs are 'a bridge too far', says Michael Gove
Thursday 07 February 2013
Triumph for arts subjects as Education Secretary admits to botching reform
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Most of the people who want to change things don't know enough to do it; while most of the people who have that knowledge don’t want to change a thing.
English Baccalaureate plans from Michael Gove 'threaten to wreck' stability of entire examination system
Thursday 31 January 2013
Education Secretary's proposals come under fire
Coalition set to clash over removal of 'greatest black Briton' Mary Seacole from National Curriculum
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Sources close to Nick Clegg say he is determined to stop Michael Gove's plans
Sunday 27 January 2013
'For a self-styled visionary Mr Gove demonstrates a paucity of imagination
Monday 21 January 2013
Pressure to study academic subjects is leading to thousands of teenagers dropping out of A-level studies, according to a report to be released today.
Thursday 17 January 2013
Schools should also recruit more ex-armed service personnel, urges Labour
Exclusive: We share blame for creating 'jihad generation', says Muslim strategist
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Jeremy Clarkson is a cultural tumour and needs to be removed, says comedian Frankie Boyle
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
- 1 Gun instructor accidentally shot dead by nine-year-old girl with Uzi gun
- 2 Miley Cyrus' homeless MTV VMAs date, Jesse Helt, is wanted by the police
- 3 Notting Hill Carnival: Woman shares selfie after being ‘punched in face for telling man to stop groping her’
- 4 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'
- 5 Homer Simpson has taken the ALS ice bucket challenge because of course he has