Some university bosses’ pay is hard to stomach – but cash crisis goes wider, says NUS.
I’m shocked to see friends and relatives support a credibly accused sexual predator, all because he’s a Republican.
Almost 400 schools – the highest number ever – will be in budget deficit this year, warns the Education Authority.
From the maths teacher hauled off a plane on his school trip to the US to the vice-chancellor who accused a Tory whip of McCathyism: we find out how they’re doing now
The day of the Westminster terrorist attack in March was the longest day of headteacher Lisa Farley’s life. When news of the incident broke, she knew 57 year 6 pupils from her school, St John and St Francis church school in...
When some schools appear to ignore the admissions adjudicator’s ruling on unfair policies we all know which children are likely to miss out
It’s not often that I feel the need to reprise an earlier article, but the admissions arrangements of one particular academy school, covered here last summer, point to such a serious flaw at the heart of the education system that they justify a second look....
Skin betting websites let players gamble with virtual items from online games as currency.
More than one in three girls in mixed secondary schools say they have been sexually harassed and many teachers are ill-equipped to tackle problem
Sexual harassment of girls is rife in schools but goes largely unreported and unaddressed, with many teachers ill-equipped to tackle the problem, research has found.
More than one in three girls (37%) in mixed secondary schools told a survey they have...
Academic staff and students past and present respond to stories on the salaries of vice-chancellors at Bath and Birmingham universities. Plus Sally Hunt of the University and College Union on teachers being paid less at CU Coventry
If rip-off fees guaranteed a university education of excellent quality they might be defensible. They do not. The university system is a self-serving bureaucracy...
A top fashion university refunds 21 students after admitting the course fell short of expectations.
Thousands of schools closed on Monday – but how tough a decision was it after heavy snowfalls?
After his mother shared a video of him, Keaton Jones received a flood of support from football players, actors and thousands of other well-wishers.
Hundreds of schools have closed across England and Wales because of snow. How are such decisions made?
As the end of the year approaches, we’d like to hear from teachers who’ve made changes that have dramatically improved their time at school and home
The end of one year and the start of another is often a time for reflection, and a renewed vigour to “do things better”. We might promise ourselves we’ll go to the gym more, drink less, see more of friends or family and pay off the credit...
Downshall primary school in Essex hosts day centre where older people, some with early dementia, can interact with children
A primary school in Essex is piloting a new project that brings elderly people suffering from isolation, depression and early dementia into the classroom to work with four- and five-year-old children, with the aim of mutually benefiting all.
Previous projects have involved...
Opening up about male infertility.
Our deficit at King’s College hospital, London, means we will be put into financial special measures, while what the NHS really needs is a fundamental rethink
I have this weekend decided to stand down from my role as chair of King’s College hospital, London.
This was not a decision that I took lightly. I love King’s and have the highest regard for the people who work there. But in the end I...
University chief says sector has lost the public argument over vice-chancellors’ pay and suffered damage to its reputation
The university sector’s response to the debate around vice-chancellors’ pay has been “embarrassing and humiliating” and damaged its reputation, according to the head of the University of Buckingham.
Sir Anthony Seldon, a political historian who has been a vice-chancellor...
Jo Johnson wants to change a system where three-year degrees have “crowded out” anything else.
Ministers will allow higher education institutions the surcharge to encourage take-up of fast-track courses
Universities will be allowed to charge students almost £2,000 a year more in fees in return for allowing them to complete a degree over two years instead of three, ministers have revealed.
The decision to allow universities to charge a 20% premium for so-called “accelerated degrees”...
The education watchdog continues to offer an invaluable service
Under the leadership of its former chief inspector, Michael Wilshaw, Ofsted’s annual reports became an important vehicle for airing difficult truths about our education system. It seems his successor, Amanda Spielman, remains committed to that tradition.
On Wednesday, Spielman will use her first annual report to highlight how our...
Amanda Spielman, the new chief inspector of schools, will highlight the ‘deep injustice’ of rising exclusion rates in her first report
Some of Britain’s most vulnerable young people are being left “out of sight and out of mind” by a system that is quick to condemn them to a life without a proper education, the chief schools inspector will warn.
In a fierce denunciation of the treatment of some...