'No-excuses discipline' won't solve the crisis of teacher authority.
The decision to name the storms causing the floods reveals our newfound fear of weather.
An anti-human agenda lies behind the advocacy of a new geological epoch.
The capital’s schools have improved, but at what cost to education?
Annoyed, suspicious and made to feel guilty... school kids don't much like NGOs in the classroom.
Must-reads from the past week
A geography expert explains why he’s pleased that schoolkids will be taught less about climate change.
After 10 years away, an educationalist returns to Britain to find better-looking schools but some very weird lessons.
With US students now expected to spend more time at the bar than at their desks, a new book asks why universities are so palpably failing to educate the young.
Mayor Bloomberg’s selection of a glossy magazine publisher as New York City school chancellor is bizarre, but not surprising.
Leading educationalist Diane Ravitch rightly notes that for all the policy tinkering over how to teach and assess children, the biggest problem is the establishment’s inability to work out what they should be taught.