Teachers, students and supporters rally in front of City Hall in Oakland, Calif., in February.
Teachers' unions often claim they are striking for better schools on behalf of students. A closer look at recent strikes suggests they are fighting for something else: membership.
Secure attachments between teachers and children enhance learning opportunities.
Providing the experience of love, trust, emotional availability and connection in the classroom is particularly important for children who don't have secure relationships at home.
Smaller class sizes do not make a difference the quality of education.
Maxine McKew speaks with education expert John Hattie about the kind of debates we really should be having around education.
UKIP wants a grammar school in every town.
Our expert takes stock of UKIP's policies on early childhood, primary, secondary, further, and higher education. It's a mixed bag.
What’s the optimum size?
Primary school via Air Images/Shutterstock
Ed Miliband’s pledge that Labour, if elected, would limit school classes for five, six and seven-year-olds to 30 pupils reignites a core question about how best to spend money to improve education. In…