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.
I have always considered health clubs with deep suspicion. It comes, I think, from living in London for most of my life.
The age of criminal responsibility in England, Wales and Northern Ireland is - as has been remarked on many times in the past few weeks - almost the lowest in the EU.
It's a funny thing to worry about a statistics assignment after 20 years of writing columns for national newspapers.
Be careful when making policy, you may get a response you didn't plan for.
Now that students are, according to Peter Mandelson, "consumers", and the Tory shadow secretary for universities and skills, David Willetts, is discussing what might happen "if higher fees were being proposed", it's fairly saf
MPs’ dependence on unpaid interns gives
those from richer backgrounds a headstart on breaking into
Gary Nunn, communications officer, Stonewall
These are testing times for parents who educate their children at home.
As the guardians of the souls of our communities, local cultural institutions must fight and adapt i
In earlier decades, the atmosphere in the universities was
optimistic, heady even, stimulated by c
The eminent thinker Slavoj Žižek tells Jonathan Derbyshire why he rejects mainstream political theor