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Small specialist colleges can become universities if they have 750 students doing degree course...
We need to get better at teaching young girls about the career opportunities and jobs available in science and engineering. Currently they only make up 6pc of the workforce, Louisa Peacock writes.
Education league tables ranking countries' performance by raw scores are "riddled with error" and inconsistent, according to a new study.
Much of what we learn for exams is by no means "interesting". But in the first of a new weekly blog, memory expert Ed Cooke explains how making creative connections between boring facts can help you commit them to memory.
In his latest revision techniques blog, Ed Cooke explains why creating spider diagrams can be a great help when it comes to exam essay writing – and how to make one.
Twigs can be used for analysis and evaluative practice - good for planning 9 mark question answers.
To “get by” in a language it takes a vocabulary of about 120 basic words. Anne Merritt explains how to learn them.
Despite Michael Gove's baccalaureate plans being abandoned, the bulk of changes to post-16 exams will remain, MP says
Eton College is a school that occupies a very particular place in the country's psychology – and its influence is spreading. Is this where Michael Gove is getting his education idea
Forty primary school pupils are expelled every day for attacking their teachers as levels of violence among under-11s reaches a record high, officials figures disclose.
German universities offer tuition in English and demand low (or no) fees. Is it any wonder more and more British students are signing up?
Michael Gove delays much of A-level revamp leaving schools with sixth forms facing big changes to exams in 2015
Academics are asking for the right to 'appraise' their own bosses – a common practice in the US
Yes, they should
Our pursuit of never-ending economic growth has become dysfunctional.
7 billion people on earth, with 2.7 billion scraping by on less than $2 per day
Mr Gove (pictured) insisted that he was unable to step in to order the regrading of thousands of pupils caught up in this year's trouble with GCSE English.
Unfit children are failing to break a sweat in physical education classes because of the poor state of the subject in schools, according to Ofsted.
A Very Private Tutor: Pupils who receive extra tuition are often accused of having had an unfair "leg-up". But what is a fair education?
Memory champion Ed Cooke tells Andrew Marszal his tips on how to succeed at exam revision without resorting to cramming.
Schools are innovating to extend the appeal and availability of the boarding experience, says teacher, parent and former pupil Jonathan Noakes.
American unis pride themselves on giving students more contact hours and feedback. Should UK undergrads demand the same?
In June, year 6 pupils will sit a National Test in spelling, grammar and punctuation. But how good is your knowledge? Take our quiz for students, teachers and grammar fans
Heavy use of websites like Twitter and Facebook has led to teenagers losing the art of essay writing, a leading Cambridge don has warned.
Teachers’ leaders today paved the way for the first national strike in almost two years as part of a major protest over pay cuts, pensions reforms and working conditions.
All 154 Shakespeare sonnets were spelled out in DNA to demonstrate the vast potential of genetic data storage
AC Grayling's proposed London free school will offer 'elite' pupils a rich education and smaller classes. Don't all children – and their teachers – deserve that?
A short animation that questions the wisdom of recent educational reforms.
A great short about 'kid B'
Drugs that are normally used to increase focus are in some cases being prescribed simply to improve struggling, low-income students’ academic performance at school.
“We’ve decided as a society that it’s too expensive to modify the kid’s environment. So we have to modify the kid.”