“The cuts risk destroying things that can’t be brought back”
Private schools are becoming antisocial enclaves for the super rich. The same could happen to our be
As governments around the world prepare to slash science research budgets, it is worth remembering h
Lord Browne's proposals would create a two-tier system and deter the poorest from applying.
Lifting the cap on tuition fees isn't just an attack on young people -- it's much, much worse than that.
World university league tables tell us practically nothing about the institutions they rank.
The free schools say they are all-inclusive. But by making Latin compulsory or stressing church atte
Michael Gove says his education policies will help Britain’s poorest pupils, but will they just comp
Putting tuition fees up to £7,000 will leave middle-income graduates repaying up to £15,000 more tha
Alyssa McDonald talks to teachers' unions about education reform.
Facebook users scored 20 per cent lower in exams than non-users.
Michael Gove is one of David Cameron’s key lieutenants.
He has immense charm and a fascinating per
New government quietly deletes online education resource.
Fears of job shortages under Cable's plans.
Will the government’s proposals to change the way training providers are paid really help solve the
Vince Cable’s plans are bold and progressive, but could go further to reduce inequality.
Michael Gove needs to find some better advisers fast.
High proportion of pupils at flagship schools taking vocational exams.
Can apprenticeships meet the needs of industry as well as promoting larger ideals of social justice?
The skills sector is unwieldy, complex, vital to the country's future and desperately in need of ref
With Con-Lib austerity cuts looming, it's hard to know what the future holds for learning
In these time of constrained public spending, the UK should learn from Germany and Korea
A liberal arts education is about much more than quick financial gain, as J S Mill knew –– it is a v
Students and academics meet at Institute of Contemporary Arts to discuss university department closu
Our political parties have been seduced by US charter schools. But are they any good? And do they ma
“Creationists are people who are intellectually deprived”
The younger students are much more hi-tech than we older ones. They move easily around PowerPoint and multicoloured computer presentations, and sit in lectures fiddling with their BlackBerries.
Why schools and universities should encourage debate on evolution -- and how this could benefit scie
There is a cast of characters I carry around in my head.