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Justine Greening: the most 'important job' in the cabinet

There are four key priorities for the new Secretary of State for Education, says National Asso...

New head for Queen's College Taunton

Dr Lorraine Earps has taken on headship following three years as Deputy Head

Book corner: Fish Can't Climb Trees

Helyn Connerr's Mercury Model theory is based on the idea that we all learn differently

Gherkin designer returns to inspire

Bolton School alumni attends prize-giving day to give behind-the-scenes talk on iconic London ...

New head of riding takes the reins at Polwhele

Polwhele House in Truro appoints new Head of Riding to develop their equestrian programme

Parents' need for data growing, says new survey

SIMS Independent survey shows over half of schools are seeing more requests for comparison of ...

New directions

The world of careers advice has not kept up with the pace of change in society, says Hilary Mo...

New chair of governors at Dame Allan's 

Dame Allan's Schools have announced appointment of a new chair of governors

Schools closed over NUT strike

Following failed talks with the DfE, NUT members to strike today over funding and contracts

How will Brexit impact UK independent schools?

Paul Norton looks into the possible outcomes for the independent education sector in the after...

'No change' to EU pupils following Brexit vote

Following calls for reassurance, DfE statement says government is business as usual with no ch...

EU pupils fearful of racism

NAHT writes open letter to prime minister calling for assurances for EU pupils

Half of education shadow cabinet stand down

Labour's education team split as MPs stand down, whilst Conservative team considers party lead...

Spielman says Ofsted job is 'a challenge I couldn't resist'

Education Select Committee holds pre-appointment hearing to discuss Amanda Spielman's suitabil...

DfE releases 'big picture' of England's schools

DfE census data shows decline of SEN pupils and greater ethnic diversity in state-funded schoo...

Role of leadership unclear, says education think tank

No 'leadership premium' until we know more about what makes a good leader, says CMRE research

A time for reflection

Helen Fraser looks back over her time at the helm of the Girls' Day School Trust

Better for candidates, families and our school

Julian Thomas explains how Wellington College has transformed its selection process

Leading the way for girls' education

Scotland's largest girls' school, St George's School for Girls, appoints new Head

Teachers overwhelmingly support 'remain' in EU vote

Seven in 10 teachers would vote to remain a member of the EU, according to new research from T...

Brighton student wins playwriting competition

Sixth former Molly O-Gorman from Brighton College has won National Theatre New Views competiti...

Holyport College appoints new head of sixth form

Graham Alford joins Eton-sponsored state boarding school Holyport

New head for Notting Hill and Ealing High School

London school, part of the Girls' Day School Trust, appoints first-ever male head

New global role for Abingdon head

Felicity Lusk, outgoing Head of Abingdon School, to join GEMS Education

Abingdon girls' school hosts Any Questions?

St Helen and St Katharine hosts panel on EU referendum for Radio 4 programme

Haileybury appoints new master

Martin Collier to join Haileybury in September 2017 following upcoming retirement of Joe Davie...

Book corner: Rethinking Education

The latest in the NoNonsense book series questions the concept of knowledge and the 'commodifi...

Unencumbered

Hilary Moriarty says minimalism is key to looking the part as a leader

DfE announces character education funding

Applications open for character grants worth £6 million, aimed at schools promoting traits suc...

Ofqual clamps down on re-marks

New rules from exam regulator say marks should not be changed unless there is 'clear marking e...

Have faith

Richard Morse, new Chairman of Woodard Schools, tells us about his vision for the future

NAHT writes open letter to Nicky Morgan on assessment

School leaders' union calls for changes to primary assessment system in new letter following S...

All change for QEH

Bristol's last boys' school is to take girls into the sixth form from 2017. Headmaster Stephen...

New head appointed at Saint Felix

James Harrison, new head of Saint Felix School, aims to merge modern education with tradition ...

Woodard Schools appoints new chairman

Richard Morse to lead board of Woodard Corporation, which runs 47 schools across the UK

Student choice at top of the agenda

Latest higher education white paper champions new teaching framework and sanctions new univer...

Who do you think you are?

Dr Helen Stringer looks at the notion of identity for young people

Women and the education pay gap

Randstad report says despite making up three-quarters of the workforce, women's pay, retention...

New Headmistress for Farnborough Hill

Alexandra Neil to take over as head at Farnborough from September

Government opens consultation on teacher disqualification

Rules around disqualifying teachers who live with an offender under consultation until 1 July