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Get pre-school kids counting, say parents

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

GCSE figures show jump in STEM subjects

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

GCSE results: 18% transfer to post-16 at independent schools

Independent education can help former state school pupils with post-GCSE studies, says Gabbita...

The future of outdoor learning

Opportunities to take learning out of the classroom are untapped in England, says Andy Swain

Plymouth goes ping-pong!

Liquid nitrogen and ping-pong balls collide in the name of science at Plymouth University

Positive routes for school leavers

School leavers advised to take apprenticeships after A level results day

Should driving be on the curriculum?

Petition urges government to put driving on the school curriculum to help cut number of accide...

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...

Seas of change

New research shows coastal academies are changing school cultures in disadvantaged regions

Ofsted reports improvements at Southfield school

Southfield Technology College comes out of special measures thanks to leadership and collabora...

Demystifying 1:1 digital learning

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

Stockton School comes out of special measures

Oak Tree Primary Academy in Stockton is celebrating being removed from special measure judgeme...

Schools facing an unprecedented shortage of teachers

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

Reading + writing + arithmetic = great science

Empiribox launched last year aiming to revolutionise teaching in primary schools

Eyes on the prize

Blyth Academy moves to the next level on its journey towards becoming outstanding

Blackpool Challenge marks a new era for education

A new vision for improving educational attainment in Blackpool is launched

Engineering IS open to women says BCU

A university initiative proved to 12 and 13 year-old girls that engineering can be an enjoyab...

Preparing teachers to prepare pupils

University of Bedfordshire students had top advice on how to make the transition from being st...

Strong leadership

Ofsted inspection finds tangible evidence of progress for disadvantaged students

UTC Reading is UK's first 'Outstanding' says OFSTED

Computer science and engineering University Technical College praised for its business-like et...

Top teaching award for anti-homophobic message

Huddersfield University lecturer wins award for project to address homophobia in primary schoo...

A vocational future?

Lynn Senior, Dean of College of Education at Derby University spoke to Academy Today about cha...

A brighter future for university access

UWE Bristol adding value for disadvantaged students

Nottingham students team up to help local pupils

University students provide over 25,000 hours of support to local schools and colleges via 'St...

Fact or fiction?

Russell Hobby says it's time to look beyond the myths of great leadership

Ministerial visit for Bangor University

The Welsh Minister for Education and Skills, Huw Lewis AM, visited Bangor University

IB beats A-levels for university preparation

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

NAHT EDGE calls for key challenges to be addressed

The union is calling for practical and prompt solutions for schools from the Education Bill

Plymouth funding boost for music health aid

Partnership awarded funding to study impact of music making on people with barriers to communi...

Tariff points for IB programme

The International Baccalaureate's new career-related programme has been given recognition and ...

Majority of new teachers to drop out within a year by 2017

By 2017, just 48% of newly qualified teachers (NQTs) will still be in teaching one year after ...

Improved communication skills boost academic performance

Pupil's academic performance can improve by almost a fifth, with just one weekly lesson which ...

Greater guidance

Parents and teachers need to combine efforts to become more clued up on internet safety, says ...

Closing the inequality gap

Tony Wilmot, principal, The Queen Elizabeth Academy, examines how technology can close the gap...

Making it all add up

Maths wiz, author and TV presenter Kjartan Poskitt recently paid a visit to a Cheshire girls' ...

Accentuating the positive

Schools need to take a positive approach to the welfare and wellbeing of their pupils, says Tr...

Nottingham aims to boost maths teaching via new research

The University of Nottingham has received £1.2m for two research projects examining ways that ...

WATCH: Ask the Edtech experts

Sue Sentance from CAS discusses how the BCS Certificate helps get teachers ready to deliver th...