The snobs hold their noses
By Brendan O'Neill - 28 March 13:00

Observations on school dinners. By <strong>Brendan O'Neill</strong>

Because you're worth it
By Peter Kingston - 28 March 13:00

The role of further education colleges remains fuzzy. But with a little love and money, they could b

Why everybody should play to win
By Natalie Brierley - 28 March 13:00

Every business wants a team that is working to its full potential. Football is doing just fine, but

The key to life
By Mavis Cheek - 28 March 13:00

Education really can open doors. It did for Mavis Cheek, and even does for the hard-nut prisoners sh

NS Interview - Ivan Lewis
By Ellie Levenson - 28 March 13:00

The minister for skills always wanted to be a footballer. Are his goals for Britain's workforce any

America - Andrew Stephen denounces US education
By Andrew Stephen - 28 March 13:00

Britain should stop copying everything American. Its schools are actually better than those in the U

Never too old to learn
By Alan Tuckett - 28 March 13:00

With too few young people to fill job vacancies, we need to train our ageing community

Good for business, but at whose cost?
By Hilary Steedman - 28 March 13:00

Basic skills are expensive to provide to full-timers - and besides, employers don't see them as thei

Inside Islam's ''terror schools''
By William Dalrymple - 28 March 13:00

Madrasas are Islamic colleges accused by the US of incubating terrorism and the attacks of 9/11. Fro

Diary - The learner
By Prof Michael Moran - 28 March 13:00

There is room for improvement in staff at every level of a company - not least the bosses at the top

Better than ever promised
By Donald Hirsch - 21 March 12:00

Observations on the Budget (1). By <strong>Donald Hirsch


Diary - Irma Kurtz
By Irma Kurtz - 21 March 12:00

Wedding: there's a word to conjure with. When I was young I preferred a good funeral, where nobody w

Teach us all a lesson
By Emma Lee-Potter - 21 March 12:00

<em>NS</em> & Fellows' associates round table - The government's strategy to improve adult skills is

Britain's rich kids do better than ever
By Nick Cohen - 21 March 12:00

Astonishingly, class advantage has grown since the 1950s. Nick Cohen blames the series of "new waves

What Britain really thinks
By John Kampfner - 21 March 12:00

What is going to matter most to people in the coming general election? Do they really loathe Tony Bl

Who'd take a $500 job in Africa?
By Kwamchetsi Makokha - 14 March 12:00

Africa special: emigration - Thousands of students are sent to foreign universities, but then stay a

Darcus Howe checks black boys' school reports
By Darcus Howe - 14 March 12:00

Our black boys do as well in school as the working-class whites, and perhaps better

Even Desperate Housewives is a victim of the culture wars
By Francis Beckett - 07 March 12:00

Violence and threats from militant religious groups are coming thick and fast, and the targets are w

Politics - Richard Reeves denounces Ruth Kelly's sell-out
By Richard Reeves - 28 February 12:00

The end of A-levels was a flagship policy for Labour's young modernisers. But Ruth Kelly has caved i

John Pilger finds our children learning lies
By John Pilger - 21 February 12:00

In our schools, children learn that the US fought the Vietnam war against a "communist threat" to "u

Bigotry lives on in Scotland
By Tim Luckhurst - 21 February 12:00

Observations on religious schools

NS Interview - Ruth Kelly
By John Kampfner - 14 February 12:00

Labour spring conference - She has a new vision for comprehensive schools - and promises her religio

Graduate debt? Do a runner . . .
By Stuart Dunn - 07 February 12:00

Stuart Dunn finds that, after 15 years of charging tuition fees, New Zealand faces a brain drain

America - Andrew Stephen watches the paper line up to vote
By Andrew Stephen - 07 February 12:00

If academia were truly free-thinking, it would accept that the possibility of innate differences bet

Stick together
By Tim Jones - 31 January 12:00

NS & Fellows' Associates round table - Teachers can predict which children are likely to offend. Pr

The rebels can succeed, too
By Laura Barnett - 17 January 12:00

Observations on leadership

Blair's flagship schools and the money that never was
By Francis Beckett - 17 January 12:00

Private bodies, we are told, are putting millions into Labour's new city academies. In return, they

When parents are a child's best teachers
By Jenni Russell - 10 January 12:00

Home education is booming. And it already saves the state millions of pounds. So why doesn't the gov

Wot not to say
By Ann Widdecombe - 06 December 12:00

Lost for Words: the mangling and manipulating of the English language

John Humphrys <em>Hodder & S

Watch out for a new supremo
By Francis Beckett - 06 December 12:00

Observations on schools