Schools

Horace, Virgil and Varius at the House of Maecenas, in the painting by Charles François Jellabert

Latin: dead or alive?

8 September 2018 9:00 am

A classics teacher’s struggle for survival, by Emma Park

Anthony Seldon: Why AI is set to revolutionise teaching

8 September 2018 9:00 am

Artificial Intelligence will revolutionise teaching, Anthony Seldon tells Camilla Swift

Is it ok for Muslim parents to stop their kids having non-Muslim pals?

16 June 2018 9:00 am

Is it all right for the Muslim parents of children at British state schools to prevent their sons and daughters…

aption: Old age has its pitfalls – but it isn’t without its joys (Photo: Getty)

In my illness and old age, children give me hope

2 June 2018 9:00 am

By 74 it is easy to feel that you have seen it all, done it all, that nothing much surprises…

Genetics and the truth about private schools

31 March 2018 9:00 am

A paper published last week in an academic journal called npj Science of Learning attracted an unusual amount of press…

Editor’s letter

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Is it the responsibility of schools to teach children about relationships and sexual consent? Or is that something parents ought…

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

17 March 2018 9:00 am

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

Anything goes

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Johanna Williams on how sex education became a free-for-all

How boys learn

17 March 2018 9:00 am

For too long, boys have been allowed to underperform writes Katherine Forster

World Book Day is here again. God help us

3 March 2018 9:00 am

For parents of primary school children, the first Thursday in March has got to be the worst day of the…

‘I’ll eat you alive’ - Angela Rayner interview

6 January 2018 9:00 am

The shadow education minister on how teenage motherhood shaped her politics

Sadly, no school can teach true grit

21 October 2017 9:00 am

I am currently wrestling with a dilemma. I have agreed to contribute to a panel discussion on character education at…

Letters: the government should not take responsibility for obesity

16 September 2017 9:00 am

Fat responsibility Sir: Prue Leith is right to note that the state picks up the bill for our national obesity…

Editor’s Letter

9 September 2017 9:00 am

We live in an age where technology surrounds us almost all of the time. In the Western world, smartphones are…

Sport in our state schools is in a sorry state of play

9 September 2017 9:00 am

Sport in state schools is not up to par, writes William Cook

Pray time is just as vital as play time in our schools

9 September 2017 9:00 am

A traditional church service is a vital part of school life. Harry Mount

GCSE reform is just the halfway point of the schools revolution we need

26 August 2017 9:00 am

George Tomlinson, the post-war education secretary, declared that politicians should leave exams to the teachers because ‘the minister knows nowt…

‘Levelling down’ in schools is the problem, not the solution

19 August 2017 9:00 am

The education gap Sir: It is disappointing that Toby Young (‘Parents, not schools, are key to the knowledge gap’, 5…

Parents, not schools, are key to our children’s knowledge gap

5 August 2017 9:00 am

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has just published a report looking at the attainment gap between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged 16-year-olds…

The case against a second Scottish referendum

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Aid is not the answer Bill Gates says he is a huge fan of capitalism and trade (Save Aid!, 22…

How private schools are risking their charitable status

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Private schools have undermined their charitable status by dashing so shamelessly upmarket

‘Girls think the sciences are not for them – but the results show otherwise’

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

18 March 2017 9:00 am

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

Our island story

18 March 2017 9:00 am

It used to be thought that emphasising British history in multi-ethnic schools was somehow wrong. But it is the best way to foster integration, says Robert Peal

It’s a spartan life at ‘the Eton of India’

18 March 2017 9:00 am

Welcome to ‘the Eton of India’, where the elite register their sons at birth, by Will Brown

The case against a second Scottish referendum

11 March 2017 9:00 am

On Scottish independence Sir: Alex Massie writes of the order permitting a second Scottish independence referendum: ‘Having granted such an…