Parents putting three-year-olds into private tutoring to win prep school places

Children as young as three are being traumatised by the strain of private tutoring to get them in... More

More men teach in independent schools, surveys reveal

More men teach independent schools than women despite more women working in education, ... More

Boarding schools issue Ebola advice to schools concerned about overseas pupils

The Boarding Schools Association has issued guidance on Ebola after some heads asked how to deal ... More

Top private schools 'unwittingly take laundered money from criminals'

Britain’s top private schools are coming under fire from anti-corruption groups for unwitti... More

GDST blog: Making the most of what (and who) you know

Helen Fraser, CEO of the Girls’ Day School Trust, tells Independent Executive why... More

Put a stop to ritualised focus on exams, says Eton head

Britain is “peculiarly uninventive” in its schooling and must not go further down the... More

ISBA blog: ICT in the classroom – a stargazing exercise

Today sees us all living and working in a fast-moving technological world. Schools face particular c... More

Former Ofsted chief attacks 'socially toxic' culture of privilege

Private schools risk becoming cut off from all but the "most excessively wealthy" famil... More

Promote 'having it all' to schoolgirls with caution, says GDST head

Most women no longer have to choose between having a family and pursuing a career, but care needs... More

Private school fee rises 'driven by increase in wealthy foreign pupils'

Sharp rises in private education fees are showing little sign of "slowing down" as scho... More

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Parents putting three-year-olds into private tutoring to win prep school places

Children as young as three are being traumatised by the strain of private tutoring to get them in

'Scrap ban' on term-time holidays, say council leaders

The ban on term-time holidays from school should be scrapped so headteachers can take a "com

Questions over huge salary earned by London head

A primary school headteacher is being paid more than £200,000 a year – taking her inc

Ofsted has power to inspect academy chains, say Morgan

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has publicly contradicted the head of Ofsted over whether the wa

Virtual lessons a boon for Birmingham school hit by fire

Pupils at a secondary school closed by a fire are learning online in what is being claimed as the