As GCSE revision season starts, Florence Cook speaks to five education experts for their advice to parents on dealing with the stresses of exam season and supporting children
Why teachers are so angry: Botched education reforms, increased workload, meddling ministers…you name it!
Even the ATL, the most moderate teaching union, has been on strike twice during the lifetime of this government. Its leader, Mary Bousted, tells Richard Garner what action is needed to defuse the discontent
Association of Teachers and Lecturers’ conference told that government guidance after Trojan horse affair in Birmingham was ‘political posturing’
David Cameron argues we need to train the smartest to teach. But Finnish universities select only 10% of applicants – and not the cleverest
Doug Lemov believes great teachers are made, not born – and his ideas are transforming education
Nancie Atwell opened the Center for Teaching and Learning 25 years ago to make the classroom a place for ‘wisdom and happiness’. Last month her emphasis on student choice and self-expression earned her the Global Teaching Prize, dubbed the Nobel Prize of teaching