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Pupil power: how students are ...

Apr 28, 2017 by

A scheme encouraging young people to take the lead on environmental projects is changing habits, growing leaders – and saving schools...

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Cash-strapped schools could bu...

Apr 26, 2017 by

  Nick Gibb said in letter to Labour MP that schools facing budget shortfalls could also switch energy suppliers Labour MPs have...

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Rare parchment manuscript of U...

Apr 22, 2017 by

Two Harvard researchers have found only the second known parchment manuscript of America’s formative text in a West Sussex archive...

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Teachers on Twitter: why you s...

Apr 20, 2017 by

Thanks to inspiring and generous teachers on the social media site, my passion for my job has been renewed I’ve been using Twitter...

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Opening of UN files on Holocau...

Apr 18, 2017 by

Archive used in prosecution of Nazis reveals detailed evidence of death camps and genocide previously unseen by public Survivors...

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Revealed: how free schools boo...

Apr 16, 2017 by

Figures show lion’s share of free schools spending goes to wealthy south Theresa May’s education policies came under fresh attack on...

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Don’t believe the hype – gramm...

Apr 11, 2017 by

Fiona Millar Despite the slick campaign promoting grammars, hard evidence shows selection is wholly negative for the poorest pupils...

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Secret Teacher: I won’t ...

Apr 10, 2017 by

For too long schools have accepted top-down diktats from the government. That’s why we will continue to strike until our demands are...

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Want to teach ethical fashion ...

Apr 6, 2017 by

The clothing industry can harm people and the environment. But schools are in a position to help bring about change How much did your...

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Literature isn’t a luxury but ...

Apr 2, 2017 by

Sharing literature with those who wouldn’t otherwise come into contact with it is a joy Jane Davis – A long time ago, I sat at...

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Children in northern England b...

Mar 30, 2017 by

Figures showing academic attainment in the south consistently outperforming the north are stark, with Liverpool particularly badly...

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Exam boards drop Israel-Palest...

Mar 28, 2017 by

In 2014 history teacher Michael Davies took a group of his GCSE and A-level students on a field trip to Israel and Palestine. For the...

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Mental health problems rife am...

Mar 26, 2017 by

Four in five 12- to 16-year-olds experience ‘emotional distress’ The vast majority of teenagers say they experience “emotional...

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Behaviour is a national proble...

Mar 25, 2017 by

Headteachers have ‘perverse incentives’ to hold back on poor conduct in their schools for better Ofsted ratings, government adviser...

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Boston public schools map swit...

Mar 19, 2017 by

A district will drop the Mercator projection, which physically diminished Africa and South America, for the Peters, which cut the...

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Secret Teacher: My school sees...

Mar 19, 2017 by

We help students to cheat and ignore threatening behaviour, because keeping them in class brings in more money A student in my class...

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The video game industry has a ...

Mar 15, 2017 by

Despite corrective initiatives, there are too few gaming industry opportunities for women and people of colour. This needs to change...

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Nicky Morgan urges government ...

Mar 14, 2017 by

Former education secretary says draft for overhauling system is not quite right, but doesn’t want government to abandon plans in face...

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‘Are you a real teacher?...

Mar 14, 2017 by

I’ve taught pupils with special educational needs and disabilities for 16 years but I’m always surprised by the questions I get...

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How can we tackle the thorny p...

Mar 13, 2017 by

Misconduct in academia isn’t rampant but should be taken more seriously: let’s consider independent anti-corruption units Mike...

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