News > Education

England school places shortage 'made worse by academies'

35 seconds ago   |   The Guardian

Government urged to restore powers to councils to open new schools to cope with demand Councils are warning that a looming shortage in the number of school places across...
Read more ...

Quality of education in universities falling as institutions focus funds on marketing, NUS leader warns

42 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Increased competition to recruit students could force some universities to close, union suggests
Read more ...

The Guardian view on easier GCSEs at private schools: insult added to injury | Editorial

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The government thought GCSEs should be overhauled; some private schools disagreed. The result is a deepening divide New evidence showing that private-school pupils in England...
Read more ...

UK universities brace for strike action in pensions dispute

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Union rejects offer of limited rises in pension contributions in return for strike ban British universities are heading towards strike action later this year, after employers...
Read more ...

Pain and Glory - bittersweet perfection from Pedro Almodóvar

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Antonio Banderas gives the performance of his career as a fictional stand-in for the Spanish director in a drama that blurs the line between art and life In Pedro Almodóvar's...
Read more ...

Insights. the high price successful working women pay | Torsten Bell

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Research from Sweden shows that careeer success increases the likelihood of divorce for women but not men The world of work isn't one of gender equality. You may have noticed...
Read more ...

If Boris Johnson wanted Britain to lead the world, he'd stop hedging his bets and back HS2 | Will Hutton

18 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The thinking behind his new inquiry into high speed rail is political, not economic The foundations of the dynamic economies of the 21st century will be massive agglomerations...
Read more ...

Air Boris blasts into Biarritz

Air Boris blasts into Biarritz

1 day ago   |   Politico

BIARRITZ, France - Boris Johnson was quite clear about what he wanted discuss with the president of the United Sates. “Cauliflowers!” the U.K. prime minister bellowed over the...
Read more ...

G7 summit: Britain to give £90m to help children in war zones go to school, Boris Johnson announces

1 day ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

Prime minister describes girls' education as the 'Swiss Army knife' to solve many developing world problems
Read more ...

‘Easier' exams offered by private schools smooth pupils' entry to top universities

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Russell Group members admit they treat less-rigorous IGCSEs the same as new, harder GCSEs Top universities are giving privately educated children an unfair advantage by not...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Rory McIlroy wins golf's biggest ever prize pot after claiming Tour...

Rory McIlroy wins golf's biggest ever prize pot after claiming Tour Championship title 

Read more ...

Panic as beachgoers choke and struggle to breathe in Essex

Panic as beachgoers choke and struggle to breathe in Essex

One mother said her daughters were 'coughing and gasping' and could not form words properly, as police, ambulances and fire services were sent to the seafront in Frinton... Read more ...

'Very proud' Rory McIlroy wins $15m FedEx Cup after victory at the Tour...

'Very proud' Rory McIlroy wins $15m FedEx Cup after victory at the Tour Championship

Rory McIlroy has won the $15m FedEx Cup for the second time after a nerve-jangling victory at the Tour Championship. Read more ...

Boris Johnson fires warning at EU over no deal Brexit - ‘UK will easily cope'

Boris Johnson fires warning at EU over no deal Brexit - ‘UK will easily cope'

BORIS Johnson insisted the UK can “easily cope” with a no-deal Brexit after a fresh clash with the EU over the deadlocked withdrawal negotiations. Read more ...

'You can't find a way through if you just sit on the beach!' Boris Johnson...

'You can't find a way through if you just sit on the beach!' Boris Johnson takes early-morning swim

Boris Johnson swam out 200m from shore and around an outcrop called La Roche Ronde in Biarritz today saying the dip had provided a metaphor for Brexit. Read more ...

Record-breaking Adam Gemili wins British 200m title and says 'doubters make...

Record-breaking Adam Gemili wins British 200m title and says 'doubters make me even better'

Read more ...

Hong Kong police officer 'fires warning shot' amid fresh clashes with protesters

Hong Kong police officer 'fires warning shot' amid fresh clashes with protesters

Read more ...

Gene Kelly's widow rips GMA host Lara Spencer for mocking Prince George

Gene Kelly's widow rips GMA host Lara Spencer for mocking Prince George

Patricia Ward Kelly penned an open letter on Friday in response to the GMA segment, in which Spencer held back laughter after mentioning the six-year-old is taking ballet lessons. Read more ...

Boy, 12, dies a week after he touched overhead railway lines in Glasgow 

Boy, 12, dies a week after he touched overhead railway lines in Glasgow 

The 12-year-old was being treated for severe electric shock after the incident near Ashgill Road in Glasgow last Sunday. He died in hospital on Saturday night, British... Read more ...

Police confronted with man wielding shotgun in Claudy bar attack probe

Police confronted with man wielding shotgun in Claudy bar attack probe

Police officers were confronted with a man with a shotgun while investigating a disturbance at a bar in Claudy on Saturday night. Read more ...