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Fancy earning £332,000 a year?...

Jan 15, 2018 by

The average salary for bosses at the 24 Russell Group universities has been revealed – but not everyone thinks they’re worth the cash...

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Now students pay thousands, fi...

Jan 14, 2018 by

Vanessa Thorpe – For those who went to university a while ago, a remark might be in order if you won a Desmond or higher Many...

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Secret Teacher: why can’...

Jan 13, 2018 by

Strict directives and endless inspections add strain to an already stressful role and rob us of any autonomy. This must stop When I...

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Universities – take back contr...

Jan 12, 2018 by

A new code aims to move the media spotlight away from vice-chancellor pay by increasing transparency. But to work, the overhaul must...

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The Blue Planet effect: why ma...

Jan 12, 2018 by

Thanks in part to the BBC wildlife series, there has been a sea change in the popularity of marine biology courses and the study of...

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Educational support for deaf c...

Jan 8, 2018 by

Report shows number of specialist teachers has been cut by 14% but the number of children requiring support is up by 31% Educational...

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Professor Green: white working...

Jan 7, 2018 by

Rapper says people from backgrounds like his own need to be encouraged to think that education is for them The award-winning rapper...

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White working-class boys shoul...

Jan 3, 2018 by

Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says focus on girls and minority ethnic groups has had ‘negative impact’ on others White...

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The 8p banana that showed Bogo...

Jan 3, 2018 by

Something was rotten in the Colombian capital’s school food contracts. We faced fierce resistance trying to fix the problem, but we...

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Universities to work on policy...

Jan 1, 2018 by

Brexit sparks idea for new leadership programme to tackle problems that have revived nationalism and separatism The University of...

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#MeToo is important, but the w...

Dec 31, 2017 by

Heather Barr – Educational injustice, weaponised rape, child marriage – the fight for equality still has to be won on many...

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How serious is essay plagiaris...

Dec 30, 2017 by

In an age of online referencing and essay mills, it’s easier than ever for students to plagiarise (wittingly or not). How big is the...

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There’s too much sex in sex ed...

Dec 28, 2017 by

Georgia Chambers – Young people need to know about support, commitment and mutual respect – that relationships are about more...

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We don’t see women as le...

Dec 22, 2017 by

We must tackle the stereotypes that stop women applying for top jobs in higher education. Until then, UK universities will remain...

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Students against period povert...

Dec 19, 2017 by

The price of tampons and sanitary towels is forcing disadvantaged girls to miss school. I’m joining my fellow students in protest...

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Teachers warned not to dismiss...

Dec 19, 2017 by

Government guidelines for schools and colleges call for vigilance and warn that incidents are likely to be amplified by social media...

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Call to fine schools that ille...

Dec 17, 2017 by

Headteachers who abandon children with special needs must be punished, charity tells ministers Ministers are being urged to fine...

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Primary school invites in elde...

Dec 11, 2017 by

Downshall primary school in Essex hosts day centre where older people, some with early dementia, can interact with children A primary...

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Perfect match: website gives a...

Dec 9, 2017 by

German professor Carmen Bachmann used template of a dating site to allow users to network with other people in their field When a...

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40,000 children trapped in ‘zo...

Dec 3, 2017 by

Education ministers urged to investigate after failed trusts leave pupils in limbo The government has been urged to review its policy...

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