Teachers are being asked to submit challenging GCSE and A-Level exam questions by a key exam board, the Time Education Supplement reports.
A-level results day can be overwhelming for a number of reasons - not least for the inevitable jumble of stats and figures that emerge soon afterwards. Here are four charts to help explain some of the main outcomes of this year's grades.
Too many pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in England lack crucial support, a poll of education staff suggests.
In contrast, Ulster University is the UK’s cheapest, and will only set students back 50 per cent of the total KCL amount.
Record number of UK university places have been awarded – as this year’s A-level results show a marginal fall in top grades for the fifth successive year.
Chase Pellegrini de Paur didn’t flunk math, and he is not trying to hone his study skills. The 15-year-old-honor-roll student nevertheless spent six weeks this summer studying geometry.
Should high school students get to sleep in and start school later? That's the question two big school districts in Colorado are discussing.
Utah has a severe teacher shortage, so it decided to do something about it. Under a new rule, schools can now hire people to teach who have no training in the profession. None whatsoever.
Faced with declining enrollment and a growing challenge from independent charter schools, the Los Angeles Unified School District opened the academic year Tuesday highlighting one balm for its problems: 16 new magnet schools.
Parents and children crowded into the cafeteria at Eneida M. Hartner Elementary School on Thursday afternoon to get new school uniforms — ones with long pants and long-sleeved shirts intended to protect against the spread of Zika.