OECD league tables support the idea that education has no intrinsic self-worth, says Graham Birrell
Tories and Labour blame each other for 'stagnation' of standards in maths, reading and science
Inquiry shows girls are at risk of rape from boys who learn about sex from watching loveless porn
Pupils sitting GCSEs will be awarded a numerical grade, with a greater emphasis on examinations
Labour claims damning Ofsted report proves free school scheme is a 'dangerous free-for-all'
Education experts claim children should spend more years playing rather than in formal classes
Cambridge leads the way at No. 3, but expert warns low investment in higher education threatens ranking
Education secretary wants pupils who fail maths and English GCSEs to keep studying core subjects
A 'record drop' in top-end GCSE grades is necessary adjustment, but disaster for some students
The pass-rate is expected to remain stable, but anyone with ABB can try and upgrade their course
A mourner lights a candle outside the home of Nelson Mandela in Houghton, Johannesburg, last night. Announcing Mandela’s death, President Jacob Zuma said: "Our nation has lost its greatest son."
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