Children of Shanghai cleaners beat UK doctors' kids at maths

One-Minute Read Tue 18 Feb, AT 09:21

Education minister to visit China to find out why their results are so high in global maths tests

Al-Madinah free school

Al-Madinah: why is Muslim free school being closed?

Briefing Fri 7 Feb, AT 13:08

The Derby school ‘symbolises everything wrong with free school programme’, claims Labour

Michael Gove pledges longer school days amid Ofsted row

Briefing Mon 3 Feb, AT 14:35

As Tory donor is tipped to replace Labour Ofsted chair, talk grows of 'full-blown' conflict in government

Michael Gove

Michael Gove should not surround himself with yes men

Mon 3 Feb, AT 08:56 The Conversation

The Education Secretary must stop fighting 'The Blob' and listen to education experts, says Sir David Bell

Red Bull

Energy drinks blamed for poor discipline at schools

One-Minute Read Tue 21 Jan, AT 10:27

They might give you wings, but caffeine and sugar in drinks cause 'mood swings' in students, says critic

Blackadder goes forth

Baldrick hits back at Michael Gove’s ‘silly’ Blackadder attack

One-Minute Read Mon 6 Jan, AT 10:11

World War One rumpus rumbles on as Sir Tony Robinson accuses Gove of ‘slagging off teachers’

Sexual apartheid: is there any room for gender segregation?

Talking Point Thu 12 Dec, AT 15:00

Universities UK sparks fierce row over gender segregation at higher education speaker events

Shock or yawn, PISA just preps children for a global work race

Wed 4 Dec, AT 09:10 The Conversation

OECD league tables support the idea that education has no intrinsic self-worth, says Graham Birrell

UK schools lag behind Asian rivals in global league tables

First Reaction Tue 3 Dec, AT 09:05

Tories and Labour blame each other for 'stagnation' of standards in maths, reading and science

Sex education fails when it's all about sex not emotions

Tue 26 Nov, AT 10:59 Annalisa Barbieri

Inquiry shows girls are at risk of rape from boys who learn about sex from watching loveless porn