Profile: Rory Stewart
By Lucy Knight - 02 December 9:53

One of 25 hand picked for the Foreign Office fast track, Rory Stewart quit after five years to go wa

Scotland's Simon Cowell?
By Anonymous - 25 November 15:55

I've been portrayed as some kind of godawful combination of Elizabeth Bathory, Simon Cowell and Bird

One long Sats test
By Francis Gilbert - 20 November 9:30

In this emotional indictment of our education system, the writer and teacher Francis Gilbert explain

BBC's Oxbridge bias
By Rachael Jolley - 12 November 12:35

Isn't it time for the BBC to grasp the nettle of its outrageous pro-Oxbridge bias and stop permittin

Just wide of the post
By David Thomas - 06 November 9:18

<strong>FA Confidential - Sex, Drugs and Penalties: the Inside Story of English Football</strong>

Labour's private school heroes
By Jonathan Calder - 13 October 10:14

Jonathan Calder looks down with bafflement from the top of the Stiperstones at the Labour Party's at

Class war zone
By Francis Gilbert - 09 October 10:29

Aggressive and disruptive behaviour blights many state schools, and the only remedy - excluding pupi

Life after Tom Hurndall
By Jocelyn Hurndall - 08 October 13:28

Jocelyn Hurndall - whose son Tom was unlawfully killed by the Israeli Defence Forces as he tried to

Evolution of LittleBigPlanet
By Iain Simons - 01 October 10:54

With so much discussion in creative education about the barriers between arts and science work such

The student princes
By Nicholas Wapshott - 11 September 10:52

Observations on America

Two diagnoses, one conclusion
By Martin Bright - 11 September 10:52

The unions and the Liberal Democrats agree on one thing: new Labour is at the end of the road

How ministers ignored the 'time bomb' in the classroom
By Ed Howker - 28 August 10:22

Concerns about asbestos in schools were first voiced in the 1960s yet 13,000 schools today still con

In a league of their own
By Peter Wilby - 07 August 10:21

The testing regime in schools does pupils no good

Don't be afraid of failure
By Benjamin Cohen - 28 July 13:00

Former teenage dot-com entrepreneur Benjamin Cohen says to prepare pupils for business you must let

Left out of breadth
By Phil Revell - 28 July 13:00

A government manifesto promotes learning outside the classroom, but without funding the poorest chil

Talent-spotting without CVs
By Alison Shepherd - 28 July 13:00

Innovative recruiters are providing marginalised and disenfranchised youth with an entry pass to a p

No more cheap labour
By Joe Clancy - 28 July 13:00

Young people get a raw deal from work placements: they need to be given a vision for the future away

Time for a radical shake-up
By Ken Robinson - 28 July 13:00

Piecemeal change is not enough. The real need is still for a sustained, systemic shift to entirely n

A recipe for success?
By Dorothy Lepkowska - 28 July 13:00

There is an alternative to the regimentation of the national curriculum that promotes independent th

The unravelling of a cure-all qualification
By Yojana Sharma - 28 July 13:00

Can diplomas, originally pitched at plugging the middle-range skills gap, really ensure high-quality

Now for real exams chaos...
By Jack Shenker - 28 July 10:53

In a country with spiralling inflation and widespread poverty, passage from school to university is

Pakistan's dreamer
By Syed Hamad Ali - 23 July 11:08

Imran Khan's aspiration to build Oxbridge in Pakistan is seen by his detractors as mere idealism in

Wembley's tent city
By Claire Provost - 16 July 13:28

How a battle to save a football ground and stop an academy school prompted teachers and other citize

Something for the weekend: Questionaut
By Iain Simons - 11 July 11:54

Children think computer games are cool. Children hate maths / physics / learning. Therefore - hide maths inside computer game and make maths cool.

Parent power confronts Sarkozy
By Agnes Poirier - 10 July 10:18

No French government has dared challenge a popular protest by millions of French people, especially

A Neet solution
By Charles Leadbeater - 10 July 10:18

Increasing numbers of teenagers stumble at the transition from school to work. There is an answer

Something for the weekend:
By Iain Simons - 04 July 10:38

Compelling yet one can't quite escape the nagging feeling of contributing to a sentient super-comput

Working to educate the youth
By Doug Harris - 03 July 11:40

Doug Harris, member of the <a href="">Reachout Trust</a>, explains the

On summer schools
By SKR - 03 July 10:29

Throughout the US and UK, the summer school was a distinctive feature of the progressive age before

A new deal for British children
By Suzanne Moore - 03 July 10:29

Why are our young people so unhappy? Because we have become a society that fears, demonises and sile