Education

Letters: Why have the Conservatives decided Chesterfield is a lost cause?

14 December 2019 9:00 am

Given up on Chesterfield? Sir: Matthew Parris makes some interesting and accurate points about growing Tory support in the north…

What have the Anglo-Saxons ever done for us?

14 December 2019 9:00 am

It has been a while since I’ve considered the vexed question of Byrhtnoth’s ‘ofermod’. More than 30 years, in fact.…

Must try harder: Labour wants to reverse a decade of progress in education

7 December 2019 9:00 am

If education rather than Brexit or the NHS was the biggest issue in this election campaign, the Tories would be…

Asians are doing too well – they must be stopped

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Riddle: when is discrimination against a historically disadvantaged racial minority perfectly legal? Answer: when they do too well. The first…

General de Gaulle’s advice to the young Queen Elizabeth

14 September 2019 9:00 am

There were so many ear-catching moments in Peter Hennessy’s series for Radio 4, Winds of Change, adapted from his new…

School report: a round-up of recent stories from the front line in education

7 September 2019 9:00 am

A round-up of recent stories from the front line in education

Talking heads: Roedean’s Oliver Blond on etiquette lessons and luxury boarding houses

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Oliver Blond, headmaster at Roedean, on etiquette lessons, luxury boarding houses and building girls’ confidence. By Eleanor Doughty

Too cool for school: beware ‘trendy’ teachers

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Pupils are let down by ‘trendy’ teachers, says William Cook

Can the school magazine survive the social media age?

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Is there a place for the traditional school magazine in the social media age, asks Katherine Witbourn?

The rise of the flexi-boarder

7 September 2019 9:00 am

The rise of the part-time boarder, by Madeleine Silver

School portraits: snapshots of four notable schools

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Snapshots of four notable schools

Learning the ropes

7 September 2019 9:00 am

My school trip. By Andrew Watts

When did English A-level become a science?

24 August 2019 9:00 am

Now that my youngest has got her A-level grades, I’m finally free to say just how much I have loathed…

Letters: Lauren Laverne is a wonderful Desert Island Discs host

17 August 2019 9:00 am

God Sir: In his defence of Christianity (‘Losing our religion’, 10 August), Greg Sheridan writes as if Christianity and religion…

My daughter’s gone to Magaluf, and it’s hard not to worry

13 July 2019 9:00 am

At the Leavers’ Ball held to mark our daughter’s last day at boarding school, there were only two topics of…

The fanatical thinking that's on its way to British schools

1 June 2019 9:00 am

For anyone who isn’t following the long march of racial self-flagellation through America’s institutions, last week’s revelations about the excesses…

Editor’s letter

16 March 2019 9:00 am

What should we do with difficult students? The ones who distract everyone else in the class, and don’t care how…

School report: a round-up of recent stories from the front line in education

16 March 2019 9:00 am

A round-up of recent stories from the front line in education

Removable feast: permanent school exclusions are on the rise but they are really not the answer

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Too many children are being permanently excluded, says Sophia Waugh

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Taking the God option: why I send my children to C of E schools

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Why I send my children to C of E schools – William Cook

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In praise of home-schooling

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Home-schooling doesn’t deserve the bad press it so often gets, says Cristina Odone

School portraits: snapshots of four notable schools

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Snapshots of four notable schools

Harry Mount, aged 11

In defence of a liberal education

9 March 2019 9:00 am

A good decade or so ago I wrote a fairly vituperative article in response to a piece by the writer…

The University’s iconic cloisters connect the east and west quadrangles

WORLD CHANGING GLASGOW

2 March 2019 9:00 am

The University of Glasgow always been at the forefront of innovation and our past achievements inspire our current world changers.