Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 10:48 am

Menopause 'worse' in too warm schools

High temperatures, poor ventilation and lack of drinking water in schools make the menopause particularly tough for teachers, the NUT has heard.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 7:10 am

Extremism in Birmingham schools?

Investigating claims of Islamic "takeovers" of schools

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 6:47 am

Teachers' election year strike threat

The NASUWT teachers' union warns of industrial action in the run up to next year's general election.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 5:48 am

Teachers put strike vote on hold

The NUT conference rejects calls for a four-day autumn strike, but could still press for a summer classroom walk-out

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 4:39 am

Teachers warn of CCTV intrusion

Teachers are warning that CCTV safety cameras are being misused by senior staff as a way of spying on lessons.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 6:32 pm

What hours do teachers really work?

What hours do teachers really work?

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 12:08 pm

Hunt warns against schools extremism

Labour's Tristram Hunt has told teachers in Birmingham that there is no place for "cultural or gender segregation" in schools.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 8:33 am

Teachers demand qualified status

Teachers' union conferences are demanding that schools in England should only employ qualified teachers.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 6:06 am

VIDEO: Schools improving maths with snooker

Snooker World Champion Steve Davis is taking his love of the sport into schools in the hope of improving students' maths skills.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 2:14 am

Nigeria schoolgirls 'still missing'

Nigeria's military rows back on an earlier statement that most of the teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants had been freed.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 3:53 pm

Teachers to debate summer strike

The NUT conference is to hear calls for a one-day strike in the summer term and a campaign of industrial action over pay and workload.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 11:34 am

AUDIO: Bullied children still suffer at 50

Being bullied as a child can have consequences that last into people's fifties, research suggests.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 4:50 am

Bullied children still suffer at 50

Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:01 pm

It's getting mighty crowded

Parents face a tough time getting a primary school place

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 11:17 am

University marking ban 'on hold'

Academics have agreed to postpone a planned marking boycott after employers made a new pay offer.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:47 am

Women held in school fraud inquiry

Four women are arrested in connection with an ongoing fraud investigation at a Birmingham school.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 4:50 am

Examiners may consider Ramadan fast

Exam boards are urged to consider how Ramadan fasting affects Muslim students during summer examinations.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 11:12 am

Primary places revealed amid squeeze

A teachers' leader says there is a growing crisis over places at primary schools as parents discover which their children will attend.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 10:26 am

New teachers 'can't risk mortgages'

A teachers' union leader says young teachers are shying away from taking out mortgages because of uncertainty over their future earnings.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 8:14 am

Teachers urged to watch for FGM

A teachers' union hears that school staff should check families' holiday plans for clues to female genital mutilation.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 5:22 am

Bullying 'impacting' school grades

A report finds around a quarter of bullied students felt it was causing their grades to slip.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 12:02 am

Exhuming remains at Florida school

Who was buried behind a boys' school in Florida?

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 7:24 pm

How 3D is changing the shape of lessons

How 3D printing is changing the shape of learning

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:02 pm

Ex-Met boss heads 'Islam plot' probe

An ex-counter-terrorism chief will lead an inquiry into an alleged Islamist takeover plot of schools - an appointment deemed "desperately unfortunate".

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 3:23 pm