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Ten reasons we should ditch university lectures

Thu, 15/05/2014 - 09:59
Students have just one chance to hear a lecture - and mostly it's just someone reading their notes aloud Continue reading...






How I became a UN interpreter

Thu, 15/05/2014 - 09:58
From an early interest in French sparked at an after-school club to a chance to learn Russian, Helen Reynolds-Brown talks about her career as a UN interpreter Continue reading...






Independent Schools Association: state schools fail to provide 'moral compass'

Thu, 15/05/2014 - 00:02
Chair Richard Walden claims state teachers are distracted from providing children a more rounded and enriching education Continue reading...






Inside Park View academy: Religion row school 'is victim of its success'

Wed, 14/05/2014 - 21:50
Pupils and teachers at the Birmingham education success story investigated over alleged Islamist plot say claims are 'ludicrous' Continue reading...






What would you like students to call you?

Wed, 14/05/2014 - 14:17
Is it really time to ditch the formality and have pupils use teachers' first names? Tell us what you'd like to be called in class in the comments or using #nametheteacher Continue reading...






Why higher apprenticeships? They're a debt-free route to a top quality degree

Wed, 14/05/2014 - 11:25
Students increasingly value the chance to earn while they learn, says Aston vice-chancellor Continue reading...






Islamist 'takeover plot': there is no extremism in our school, says governor

Wed, 14/05/2014 - 11:16
Tahir Alam rejects allegations of 'Trojan Horse' takeover plot at Birmingham's Park View academy school Continue reading...






Is London really the best UK city for students?

Wed, 14/05/2014 - 10:42
I could have gone to a campus university, but I chose the independence that London had to offer. Was it the right decision? Continue reading...






How important is differentiation in language teaching?

Wed, 14/05/2014 - 07:00
Sponsored feature: While differentiation isn't essential for primary students, teachers need a more holistic approach for secondary pupils, who learn as much about culture as language Continue reading...






Just who is that woman at the front of the class?

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 22:29
Debate is raging over whether the terms Miss and Sir are antiquated, sexist and demeaning Continue reading...






Headteachers raise concern over Sats test error

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 18:09
Test gave conflicting instructions on how long pupils were allowed to answer question, leading to variation between schools Continue reading...






Teaching languages with technology: tools that help students become fluent

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 17:30
Advertisement feature: From Padlets to Popplets, languages consultant Joe Dale shares the tools modern foreign languages teachers are turning to in their classroom Continue reading...






Former 'headteacher of the year' banned from classroom over expenses

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 17:19
Joanna Shuter spent thousands of pounds of public money on birthday party, taxis and mobile phone bills Continue reading...






Nick Clegg's free school meals plan judged to be at high risk of failure

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 15:57
Report that Clegg's plan has been rated 'red' on Whitehall risk register comes as emails show more coalition rows over policy Continue reading...






Mythbusters: uncovering the truth about North Korea

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 13:30

Is cannabis legal? Does the metro work? We asked you to submit your burning question to help separate fact from fiction. Here's the first round of responses

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Career development loans: are they a good way to fund your master's?

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 11:36
With no interest to pay while you study, CDLs are an attractive option for cash-strapped postgrads but there are financial risks Continue reading...