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Calculating the benefits

Carey Ann Dodah says that maths is a fundamental part of life and can be fun to teach as well ...

Educational excellence - some food for thought

Julie Booth examines the different elements behind one vision of educational excellence

Farlington holds MFL seminar for trainee teachers

Farlington School recently hosted a languages event for Chichester trainees

HEFCE 'blunder' over state vs private school degree passes

The Higher Education Funding Council for England has made a crucial error in its latest report...

Soft skills at the top of employers' wish lists

It's not academic success but soft skills that give privates the edge, says Selden

Inspiring students to love maths

Carey Ann Dodah says maths is a fundamental part of life and can be fun to teach as well as le...

Preparing students for tomorrow's challenges

Discovery Education partners with Independent Schools Association to support teachers with its...

An exact science?

Dan Sullivan looks at ways schools can monitor the progress of their key stage two pupils in s...

Well, what do you know?

Hilary Moriarty says learning in order to pass exams might not make for lifelong knowledge

It's all in the preparation

Starting the journey towards making a UCAS application is just around the corner. Abi Price lo...

Professional skills course to prepare students for work

Benenden launches country's first school qualification in professional skills

Going co-ed

Headmaster Kevin Fear explains the thinking behind Nottingham High School's decision to admit ...

'Life changing' initiative for Swindon year six pupils

Swindon Academy and Marlborough College launch 'grammar stream'

Target grades: what are they, and why are they important?

Julie Booth says setting goals is a key part of life, but must be personal and transparent

Merchant Taylors' create new prep through school merger

Prep school for Merchant Taylors' School is result of joining forces with Northwood Prep

Down to a science

Bringing a 'wow' factor to children's science lessons can benefit teachers too, says Dan Sulli...

Teaming up with tutors

Tutors should be a help, not a hindrance to schools, says Mark Maclaine

Across the board

Pupils set to benefit as businesses urged to donate supply chain board games to local schools

Get pre-school kids counting, say parents

New research says UK parents think children should learn basic numeracy before starting school...

Ready, steady...

Hilary Moriarty looks forward to the start of the new school year

Bucking the trend

From mobile tech to mindfulness, editor Stephanie Broad takes a look at the latest classroom t...

GCSE figures show jump in STEM subjects

Government praises jump in STEM and Ebacc entries helping to widen students' opportunities

Telling fact from fiction

It's time to put the myths about Steiner education to bed and understand the realities, says B...

GCSE results: UK independents make the grade

We round up some of the day's stories as pupils collect GCSE results across the country

Results day poll shows students happiest in Northern Ireland

The Student Room conducted live polls on A level results day, finding 84% happy with their gra...

Kingston's top tips for Clearing

With A level results day looming, Kingston University encourages students to be well prepared ...

Traditional or vocational?

QA research shows 74% of school children would consider an apprenticeship, but less than 20% k...

Workshops bring built environment to life for students

UrbanPlan education initiative launches in UK schools this autumn to give young people an insi...

Music partnership starts with a bang

Kings Monkton School pupils to work with graduate music startup to offer bespoke tuition

Lifetime achievement award for German teachers

Two teachers from Bishop's Stortford College honoured at German Teacher Awards ahead of retire...

Good Schools Guide award for Brentwood

Brentwood School recognised for excellence in Good Schools Guide annual awards

Physicist award for Fulneck School pupil

A year 12 school pupil's devotion to the subject of physics has led to a prestigious science a...

Demystifying 1:1 digital learning

A handy new website for teachers and school leaders has arrived, Techknowledge for Schools Dir...

Schools facing an unprecedented shortage of teachers

Reeson Education says UK recruitment is becoming difficult as the economy picks up and competi...

Lower school pupils experiment with science

Eight pupils from Bedford lower schools use advanced scientific equipment and conduct experime...

Learning the language of maths

Bringing mathematics into the everyday will give children much-needed numeracy skills, says Fr...

Oxbridge graduates teaching in state schools doubles

New research from Sutton Trust shows significant difference between state and independent teac...

Countering radicalisation in schools

Many factors contribute to a pupil's susceptibility to radicalisation, but what exactly should...

STEM for all

Duncan Edwards shares his tips on getting every student engaged with science and technology

IB beats A-levels for university preparation

A new survey of 80 HE admissions officers has found the IB diploma programme is best preparati...