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Children of the Nineties who witnessed Cory Matthews’ transition from earnest schoolboy to assured student and husband in Boy Meets World will be excited to hear that a sequel featuring the two central actors is in the pipeline.
Over 100 historians claim Education Secretary’s plan ‘lacks balance and promotes political views’
30-year-old accused of abducting 15-year-old schoolgirl to France
Confidence in the examination system has been “shaken” by the fiasco over marking last year’s GCSE English papers, MPs said on Tuesday.
Sir Bruce Forsyth has criticised Simon Cowell, saying young acts on his Britain's Got Talent show face "emotional damage" from the pressure of performing.
Lucy Kirkwood has taken her title from a coinage in Niall Ferguson’s The Ascent of Money and the mystery at the centre of her play from one of the most evocative photographs of the last century: that of the unidentified Tank Man in Tiananmen Square in 1989.
In recent times, academics tend to be valued, judged and honoured by their research achievements and the number and quality of papers they have had published in learned journals. Great teachers have not been appreciated, as they once were.
Newspaper coverage of a transgender teacher who later killed herself was “sensational and salacious”, a coroner has said.
Glenn Lewis wants safe rooms provided in every new-built home
Police shoot two men after soldier is beheaded in busy Woolwich street. PM and London Mayor lead chorus of outrage as Cobra committee meets
Chief schools inspector says heads will be forced to choose – small pupil groups or well paid staff
Former Paralympian says many disabled children still 'sent to the library' during school PE lessons
Teaching union warns that sex on TV and the internet is robbing children of innocence
Unions say vote 'sends strongest possible message' to Education Secretary and Government that policies are failing children
We need better systems for collecting and analysing information
Report condemns a charity running 35 schools for ‘procedural irregularities’ and ‘weak’ controls