The gap between boys and girls starts early and grows quickly.
Three reasons why the new progress measures may be a misleading indicator of school performance.
We should not be afraid of the way technology is changing education.
Do we really need to focus on things like spelling or memorising dates if technology can do that for us? Perhaps education should focus on other things instead.
More needs to be done to support pupils from poorer backgrounds.
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Theresa May might believe 'poorer children do better' at grammar schools, but she still has a lot to learn about how social inequality impacts education.
Schools increasingly use expulsion as a way to tackle bad behaviour.
School expulsions are on the rise in Australia. But research shows individual punishment as a deterrent rarely works.
Here’s why we don’t need anymore grammar schools.
We need all schools and young people to thrive, not just the select few.
Check your grammar.
The right is celebrating the potential return of selective schools, but there are major political obstacles to overcome first.
The high-school prom has been assimilated into British culture – but how far do ours deviate from the iconic American tradition?
Shy teens are more likely to be included in group activities.
The start of a new school year is the time when shy teenagers are least likely to be excluded from new friendship groups.
On average, more pupils in the South get five A*-C grades at GCSE than the North or Midlands.
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Can schools in the North and Midlands replicate the success of those in the South of England?
Many of South Africa’s primary and secondary schools are dysfunctional. But should universities use this as an excuse to turn all applicants from these schools away?
Data from the National Benchmark Test can be used by universities to support students who lag behind in academic literacy.
Ghana’s education system has been slammed in a new global report. Could making schools more culturally savvy fix the problem?
Critics of Ghana's education system suggest that making local cultural values a fundamental part of the education system will create a happier, more harmonious society.
Programs like Hour of Code introduce computer programming to students in an engaging manner.
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If we want students to be well prepared for the 21st century, then we should be teaching coding in school.
Quality control: in Liberia in 2014, all students failed their university entrance exams.
Countries have a lot to gain by making sure all people leave school with functional literacy.
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Schools are complying with the letter of the law when it comes to admissions. But is the system working?
Not ahead in the race.
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The domination of top British universities by people who have attended private schools remains controversial. Defenders of the status quo would argue that successful applicants to Russell Group universities…
Best of British.
Pupils in London do better at school than the rest of the country, but why? Sam Freedman, a former adviser to Michael Gove and now head of an education charity has called this “the biggest question in…
What are my options?
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We ask young people to make a lot of life-changing decisions. At 13 or 14 you choose GCSE subjects. Make the wrong choice and you could be ruling out your chance to pursue medicine or a number of other…
Here ‘til we’re 16? Really, sir?
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Seventy years on from its passage into law, the Education Act of 1944 is often remembered as a monument to political consensus – the art of the possible, in the words of its chief architect, R A “Rab…
London’s schools have started to.
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London’s secondary schools have seen rapid improvement in the last decade. Inner London moved from being the worst-performing region in England in 2003 to having better school results than any region outside…