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People, policy, politics

Sir Adrian Webb joins UWC Atlantic Board of Governors

Professor Webb was awarded a knighthood for his services to higher education in 2001

Why it's time to stop worrying about the oil and gas slump

International schools need to look to the positives, says Carolyn Savage

Teacher cycles 1,000 miles to raise £20K for Ugandan school

John Dwyer cycled from the Pyranees to Sussex to raise money for the Nalango School in Uganda

Anne Frank Trust tackles prejudice in young people

The Anne Frank Trust's work tackling prejudice-related behaviour has been found to be effectiv...

Why we need to save the Art History A-Level

Penny Huntsman tells us why she's joining the fight to save the Art History A-Level

Brothers win 9 medals in the Exeter Sprint

The Wellington School students also attended the Somerset County Development Camp at Millfield...

The great grammar school debate

A head teacher looks at what Theresa May's proposal to bring back Grammar Schools could mean f...

How will Brexit affect the UK's independent schools?

The Independent Schools Show looks at some of the changes we can expect in a post-Brexit Educa...

Head of leading private school reacts to Green Paper

Mike Buchanan, Headmaster of Ashford School says that independent schools already do plenty to...

An audience with former Green Party leader Natalie Bennett

Brentwood School invites former Natalie Bennett to talk about 'Real Change in British Politics...

Rousing Rio

Hilary Moriarty says, how could you watch the 2016 Olympic Games and not be inspired?

How the DofE Award develops skills for work

Peter Westgarth explains why over 100 top UK employers have endorsed a DofE Award as a measure...

Schools testing kills joy of reading, says War Horse author

Michael Morpurgo calls for schools to make time for stories by reinstating storytime in primar...

Not just for business

Perry Trevers, from insights specialist Sixthsense UK, says profiling techniques can be used t...

How to help high achievers deal with pressures

Author Jackie Beere offers her advice on developing resilience through 'growth mindset'

New housemaster at DLD College London

New appointment strengthens boarding provisions at DLD College London

Bristol Grammar School to open state school

Bristol independent school BGS to bid for new secondary school in south of the city

Huddersfield trials 'name-blind' UCAS application process

Huddersfield is the only North-East university taking part in pilot scheme to eliminate ethnic...

Four out of five heads and teachers oppose grammar schools

Over 2,500 teachers, school leaders and heads respond to a poll by NAHT, ASCL, and Teach First...

Three new heads take up post

New faces join King's Rochester, The Grange and Gayhurst School

DfE consultation: have your say

Schools have until 12 December to take part in consultation on new package of school and unive...

PM to consult on schools' charitable status

Theresa May announces plans to amend Charity Commission guidance for independent schools

PM vows to 'relax restrictions' on grammar schools

In first major speech, Theresa May announces plans to open and extend grammar schools to boost...

PM plans for high fee universities to raise school standards

The new plan will require universities to set up new schools or sponsor existing under perform...

How the top grades will be awarded in new GCSEs

Ofqual confirms how GCSE grades, including 8 and 9, will be awarded

Rydal Penrhos alumni Ben Elton joins #Refugene campaign

TV star speaks on plight of his family, who took refuge at Rydal Penrhos during height of Nazi...

New leaders join King Edward's Witley

New head of Lower School and Director of Sport appointed at King Edward's

John Claughton retires after decade of leadership

Chief Master of King Edward's School, Birmingham hands the reins to Dr Mark Fenton from Septem...

More guidance needed for A-level subject choices

As students collect GCSE results, Which? University says university applicants don't think the...

Record numbers placed in higher education

UCAS data shows clearing was 'busiest ever' as 474,710 people placed into full time higher edu...

No 'I' in team

Hilary Moriarty says the 'teamwork' buzzword has come around again - haven't you heard?

Leading creative schools

We talk to Mike Buchanan, head of Ashford School, about his new role as HMC Chair and this yea...

Flying high

Independent schools celebrate outstanding results as university offers soar, despite national ...

Let's clear up the clearing myths

Research from London South Bank University reveals major differences between young people's pe...

Moving on up

Helen Jeys, new head of Alderley Edge School for Girls, looks at making the transition from ma...

Goddard Inquiry under new leadership

Professor Alexis Jay to lead child abuse inquiry following resignation of Justice Goddard

Making a U-turn on political apathy

Matteo Bergamini, founder of Shout Out UK, says political literacy is crucial now more than ev...

Grammar schools could return in 'social mobility' drive

Selective school ban could be lifted as soon as October, it has been reported

So long, farewell

Loughborough Grammar School says goodbye to long-serving duo

Book corner: Effective School Governance

Swot up for the new academic year with this new guide for school governors