A new survey shows that the controversial phonics check, a test for five and six year olds is is making children cry and confusing good young readers.
Sarah Seleznyov explores the Lesson Study approach to professional development. She explains how much can be gained from schools engaging with the authentic Japanese model when shaping their own programmes.
Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, has chosen Amanda Spielman as the next chief inspector of Ofsted.
Exam boards have announced that of some exams will be rescheduled to take avoid a clash with the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Parents who exert psychological control over their children could risk damaging them for life, a new study has by University College London has warned.
Families with children at secondary school are paying an average of more than £300 per child, per year in school uniform costs, according to a report by The Children’s Society.
The Active Learning Trust academy chain has chosen to use Climbing Frames, a print and digital assessment framework, to replace National Curriculum levels in all its schools.
Is ‘creeping Sharia’ taking over Birmingham schools in an underhand conspiracy, or are legitimate concerns by parents that their values are better reflected in Muslim-majority schools being misrepresented by racists?
The latest research findings released by the Royal Life Saving Society shows that one in 10 people know someone who has died as a result of drowning.
One of the few really good initiatives of the last government was the creation of the Advanced Skills Teachers. It was part of the push to keep quality practitioners in the classroom rather than forcing ambitious and able professionals into management.
Education Secretary Michael Gove has announced that heis scrapping the existing ICT curriculum in place of new courses of study in Computer Science.
The move will give schools the freedom to create their own ICT and Computer Science curricula that equip pupils with the skills employers want.
The Department for Education has announced a major overhaul of the head teachers' qualification as part of the reforms of the national education system.
As over a million young people await their A level and GCSE results, the CBI has called for all young people who achieve good grades in science at age 14 to be automatically enrolled onto triple science GCSE.
While take-up of the Government's initiative has differed across the UK, many schools are increasingly coming to the view that its determination (that eventually all maintained schools in England and Wales will become independent academies) is slowly gaining momentum and will become inevitable for most schools.
More than half of parents do not think sex education should be taught to children at school, according to a new survey.
We have come a long way in how we address the subject of the environment in schools. It is now a formal part of the curriculum, so students are able to learn about the impacts of climate change as part of their ongoing education.
Following Chancellor George Osborne's Comprehensive Spending Review, schools will see a small increase in their classroom funding, despite an overall drop in the education budget.