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School open days: Eight things...

Sep 18, 2018 by

It’s that time of the year when secondary schools freshen up their display boards, pick out their best-behaved kids and prepare...

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Ofsted admits adding to ‘...

Sep 18, 2018 by

School inspectors in England have put too much weight on tests and exam results when rating schools, Ofsted boss Amanda Spielman has...

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Further education college fina...

Sep 17, 2018 by

Amid rising concern about the numbers of further education colleges needing emergency government bailouts, new analysis shows how far...

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Generation Sensible: The 18-ye...

Sep 13, 2018 by

By Hannah Richardson – Dubbed Generation Sensible, the 18-year-olds of today are much more likely to be found in the university...

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Mothers want action over sexua...

Sep 13, 2018 by

Teenage rape victim Two mothers whose daughters were sexually assaulted at school by other pupils are calling for action to stop...

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Fresh call for smacking to be ...

Sep 13, 2018 by

Smacking is harmful to children’s mental health and should be banned, school psychologists say. The Association of Educational...

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Gypsy pupils experience bullyi...

Sep 12, 2018 by

Bullying, racism and feeling left out of the curriculum are major factors in low school attendance rates among Gypsy, Roma and...

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How UK education ranks in the ...

Sep 11, 2018 by

How does funding and support for schools and universities in the UK compare with the rest of the world? Every year an international...

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SEN pupils make ‘weak...

Sep 10, 2018 by

Special educational needs provision for pupils and young people across Birmingham has been described as “weak” by Ofsted...

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The words you’d love to ...

Sep 10, 2018 by

With children back at school, the mystery of what they are doing all day and how they are getting on may be pre-occupying many...

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Chief Rabbi publishes first LG...

Sep 6, 2018 by

The UK’s Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, has published the first ever guide for orthodox Jewish schools to improve the wellbeing...

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Universities minister backs ov...

Sep 5, 2018 by

The universities minister has signalled his support for visa changes to attract more international students to the UK. Sam Gyimah...

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UK ‘missing out’ o...

Sep 4, 2018 by

University leaders are calling for changes to the UK visa system to allow international students to stay and work for two years after...

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Kent council leader calls for ...

Sep 3, 2018 by

A ban on in-school coaching for the 11+ exam should be reviewed, the leader of Kent County Council has said. In-school coaching is...

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Presenter Cathy Newman reveals...

Sep 2, 2018 by

Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman has spoken out about being sexually harassed by teenage boys at the private school sixth form...

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England’s schools face &...

Aug 29, 2018 by

England’s schools are facing a “severe shortage” of teachers, with bigger class sizes and more subjects taught by...

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‘Rewards don’t imp...

Aug 29, 2018 by

It’s the back-to-school season – and many young people may be feeling reluctant about returning for the start of another...

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From cake shop to civil servan...

Aug 23, 2018 by

So what do you do after your GCSEs? Stay in education is the answer for the overwhelming majority of teens. Claire Hughes, now 22, is...

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Reality Check: Are exam change...

Aug 22, 2018 by

In recent years, there has been a clear shift away from the arts, modern languages and a handful of social sciences at both GCSEs and...

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Asthma sufferers warned before...

Aug 21, 2018 by

Children with asthma should be reminded to use their inhalers regularly before returning to school to help prevent a spike in...

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