UK pupils do more homework than many European countries

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Dec, AT 10:51

Report by the OECD finds a wide gap in homework levels between wealthy and poor school pupils

Labour Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt

Labour threatens to cut £700m tax breaks for private schools

One-Minute Read Tue 25 Nov, AT 10:31

Tristram Hunt wants to tackle the 'corrosive divide of privilege' between private and state schools

Eton College students

Private school students 'get better degrees with poorer grades'

One-Minute Read Fri 21 Nov, AT 12:29

Good exam results not necessarily enough to get into leading universities, new research shows

Ofsted 'no notice' inspection target 40 schools

One-Minute Read Tue 16 Sep, AT 16:00

After recent Trojan Horse scandal, schools across England will be subject to snap inspections

San Diego schools bring in mine-proof 'tank'

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Sep, AT 16:03

Schools police spark backlash with armoured vehicle of the type used in Iraq and Afghanistan

Kids take their school meals

Free school meals for infants: are schools ready?

Briefing Tue 2 Sep, AT 12:28

Scheme will create a 'level playing field' among pupils, but others argue the money could have been better spent

David Laws

Sex education debate: Lib Dems say 7-year-olds must learn facts of life

First Reaction Tue 26 Aug, AT 13:18

Labour back Lib Dem proposal, but why is sex education still such a controversial issue in the UK?

NHS physician

Are Jeremy Hunt's new medics just 'doctors on the cheap'?

Briefing Fri 22 Aug, AT 11:23

Government to increase the number of physician Associates, who only need two years of training

Pupils across the UK  receive their A level results today

How clearing works: this year's applicants are in a strong position

Briefing Thu 14 Aug, AT 10:27

With an extra 30,000 university places available this year, prime courses will be on offer through clearing

British graduates at degree ceremonies

Selling off student loans to universities: the pros and cons

Talking Point Wed 30 Jul, AT 13:57

Universities might put more effort into helping graduates secure well-paid jobs, but at what cost?

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