Education Secretary

New leader of the British National Party Adam Walker

Adam Walker: banned teacher becomes new BNP leader

Tue 22 Jul, AT 10:26

Incoming BNP leader Adam Walker received a suspended jail sentence and a lifetime ban from teaching

GCSE results

Tougher exams on the way - six questions answered

Tue 11 Jun, AT 08:28

1-8 represent the most radical shake-up of school examinations in a generation

Michael Gove: Nimbys are enemies of freedom

One-Minute Read
Fri 17 May, AT 09:30

Education Secretary claims those fighting reforms are anti-aspiration - but what of his own ambitions?

Michael Gove mocks Leveson as Boris condemns regulation

One-Minute Read
Thu 22 Nov, AT 08:50

Former journalists openly attack Lord Justice Leveson amid Tory concerns over press regulation

Gove: 'Tough exams and rote learning help inspire students'

Wed 14 Nov, AT 14:12

Education Secretary likely to please back-to-basics traditionalists but alarm modernists

A welcome for the Ebacc - but is coursework really that bad?

Talking Point
Tue 18 Sep, AT 09:07

End of 'dumbed down' GCSEs is greeted warmly by some - but do Michael Gove's reforms constitute progress?


Leveson denies 'hidden agenda' to stifle press freedom

Mon 25 Jun, AT 15:06
The Mole

But he admits contacting Cabinet Secretary to ask whether Gove's speech reflected government thinking


Michael Gove delights Tories with 'bonkers' O-levels idea

Fri 22 Jun, AT 08:11
The Mole

The more the Education Secretary upsets the Lib Dems, the more grassroots Conservatives crave him as their next leader

Michael Gove

Michael Gove makes bid for Tory hearts with fiery Leveson appearance

One-Minute Read
Wed 30 May, AT 12:16

The education secretary clashed with the judge investigating press ethics to applause from right-wing hacks on Twitter

Jewish men in London

'Why do some people hate Jews' is an acceptable exam question. Discuss

One-Minute Read
Fri 25 May, AT 10:37

Exam board comes under fire after pupils are asked 'why some people are prejudiced against Jews'.