State-school kids who rose to ...

Jul 16, 2019 by

Only 16% of university heads were privately educated, in contrast to judges and elite civil servants. Why the difference? Anna...

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The Guardian view on private s...

Jul 15, 2019 by

Boris Johnson Boris Johnson might be the UK’s 20th prime minister from one school, Eton. Time to ask why the elite are blossoming in...

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Tale of two schools: ‘We’re pa...

Jul 14, 2019 by

Headteachers reveal how lack of funding is forcing them to raise cash from donations to pay for staff and even books Donna Ferguson...

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Chinese students’ applic...

Jul 11, 2019 by

UK higher education is benefitting from tensions between US and China, say experts Sally Weale- Applications from Chinese students to...

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Head of top Catholic school st...

Jul 3, 2019 by

Inspection found Ampleforth college was failing to meet child protection standards Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent –...

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Don’t blame parents for wantin...

Jun 30, 2019 by

Sonia Sodha – Only radical reform can sever the golden thread of privilege that runs through education The headmaster of Stowe...

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Teachers strike over pupils &#...

Jun 27, 2019 by

Staff given panic buttons at outstanding-rated Starbank school in Birmingham Josh Halliday North of England correspondent Teachers...

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Crisis in special educational ...

Jun 24, 2019 by

Number of families appealing against funding decisions surges by 26% as schools and councils struggle to meet cost of provision...

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The Trump administration is wa...

Jun 16, 2019 by

Ross Barkan – The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of...

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Birmingham anti-LGBT protester...

Jun 11, 2019 by

Court order bars demonstrators from exclusion zone around Anderton Park primary Protests against the teaching of LGBT equality at a...

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Schools in England to give ext...

Jun 5, 2019 by

Home Office plan to support and inform pupils aged 11-16 ahead of summer break as knife and gang crimes soar Sally Weale...

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Should only MMR vaccinated chi...

Jun 4, 2019 by

A measles outbreak at three London schools has reopened the debate about vaccination Donna Ferguson – A measles outbreak at...

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Professor who links vaccines t...

Jun 1, 2019 by

Chris Exley, who says aluminium in vaccines may cause autism, has raised more than £22,000 Patrick Greenfield – A British...

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Cutting tuition fees misses th...

May 30, 2019 by

There are good proposals in the Augar review, but it doesn’t confront the real problem: our marketised university system Matt Waddup...

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Labour pledges to put climate ...

May 23, 2019 by

Angela Rayner says a Labour government would make it a core element at primary school Sally Weale Education correspondent –...

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Most people don’t unders...

May 15, 2019 by

Poor communication around the complicated student loan repayment system is leaving graduates confused David Thompson – Ask most...

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Warwick University to lower en...

May 13, 2019 by

Warwick Scholars programme will also include bursaries and support for local applicants Richard Adams Education editor –...

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Head likens criticism of priva...

May 11, 2019 by

Anthony Wallersteiner, head of Stowe school, under fire for ‘tasteless analogy’ The headteacher of a UK public school is under fire...

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Mediator brought in to resolve...

May 6, 2019 by

City council and affected parents appoint former CPS prosecutor Nazir Afzal Nazia Parveen North of England correspondent A former...

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Education minister brands lowe...

May 4, 2019 by

Tory Theodore Agnew in gaffe over government policy on E-grade admissions to university An education minister has attacked his own...

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