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
Union study found that fear of being falsely accused is primary reason for some teachers to consider leaving the profession altogether
Higher education is stuffed with overpaid administrators squeezing every ounce of efficiency out of lecturers and focusing on the ‘profitable’ areas of science, technology, engineering and maths. Are the humanities at risk of being wiped out?