PwC ends A-level criteria for jobs

Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is to stop using A-levels grades as a way of selecting recruits for graduate jobs.

Posted by on 4 May 2015 | 3:01 am

A classroom of firsts

If you are the first woman in your family to go to college

Posted by on 3 May 2015 | 3:27 pm

Heads warn of Trojan Horse threats

Head teachers warn intimidation is still continuing after the so-called Trojan Horse scandal, including dead animals being left in playgrounds.

Posted by on 3 May 2015 | 9:04 am

Lib Dems call for teacher pay rise

If teachers are really valued they should be given a pay rise, says Liberal Democrat David Laws, promising an end to public sector pay cuts.

Posted by on 3 May 2015 | 7:00 am

Boko Haram 'captives' come to safety

Nearly 300 girls and women who the army says it rescued from Boko Haram earlier this week are taken to a refugee camp.

Posted by on 2 May 2015 | 4:05 pm

An evening with Nairobi's 'Messiah'

The teacher who spends his evenings feeding street kids

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 6:28 pm

'Maverick heads stifled by Ofsted'

"Maverick" head teachers are being stifled by an inspection system that stops them doing their best for pupils, a union leader will tell a conference.

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 6:02 pm

Play vital for children, says Hunt

Children are arriving at school unable to speak properly because parents are not playing and talking to them enough, Labour's Tristram Hunt has said.

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 12:45 pm

Head warns of schools' cash crisis

A London head teacher has written to parents warning them of a looming "financial crisis" in secondary schools in England.

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 11:01 am

Five reasons why we should still read maps

Why we should still read maps

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 8:57 am

Private school pupils at record high

The Independent Schools Council says the number of pupils at private schools is at a record high.

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 3:41 am

Schools 'feeding and clothing pupils'

Head teachers are warning that schools are having to act like "mini-welfare states" in providing and food and clothes to some pupils.

Posted by on 30 April 2015 | 9:22 pm

PM: No plans to cut child benefit

David Cameron rejects Lib Dem claims the Conservatives are planning to cut child benefit and tax credit if they remain in power.

Posted by on 30 April 2015 | 3:29 pm

Photo of last wartime raid discovered

A previously unpublished picture has been found showing an RAF crew preparing for the very last RAF wartime bombing raid against Nazi Germany.

Posted by on 30 April 2015 | 10:03 am

Google 'should be allowed in exams'

Internet search engines such as Google should be allowed in public examinations, an exam board chief says.

Posted by on 30 April 2015 | 6:37 am

Is 16 still too young to vote?

At 16 you can work, join the army and get married, but you cannot vote.

Posted by on 29 April 2015 | 3:19 pm

'Outsource marking' to cut workload

A more radical approach to cutting teachers' workload needs to be investigated, such as sending marking overseas, researchers suggest.

Posted by on 29 April 2015 | 10:11 am

How did Rwanda save 590,000 children?

How did Rwanda save 590,000 children?

Posted by on 28 April 2015 | 10:10 pm

'It's not just about performing'

Top women in the arts offer advice to girls

Posted by on 25 April 2015 | 10:01 am

VIDEO: Doing the sums on school funding

Education is a key priority for many people ahead of the general election, but the issue has not featured prominently on the campaign trail so far.

Posted by on 24 April 2015 | 1:26 am

Students offered lessons on drag art

A university is offering classes on the art of drag to drama and dance undergraduates.

Posted by on 23 April 2015 | 11:18 am

VIDEO: Do education spending promises add up?

The biggest Westminster parties have now all set out their plans for funding education in England after the general election.

Posted by on 15 April 2015 | 4:49 pm

VIDEO: Cheating teachers jailed for 7 years

A group of former teachers and school administrators in Atlanta, Georgia are jailed for up to seven years for their involvement in a test cheating scandal.

Posted by on 15 April 2015 | 5:49 am

VIDEO: India schools: Good but could do better

India is making massive progress in getting all its children into school, but there are still weaknesses in the education system, a new report says.

Posted by on 8 April 2015 | 8:21 pm

Stanford to open entrepreneur course in London

Silicon Valley's Stanford University to start teaching in London

Posted by on 17 March 2015 | 7:01 pm