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Mysteries of the deep: oceans and marine life to inspire your class – gallery

From ghost crabs to shipwrecks, the ocean depths are fantastic for intriguing young minds. Dive into our photo gallery for lesson inspiration*Three creative ways teachers can explore oceans in the classroom Continue reading...

What happens to head girls?

It is the biggest honour a schoolgirl can earn. But does it lead to a lifetime of high achievement? Vanessa Thorpe tracks down five former head girls 30 years on, and discovers a familiar pattern emerging…I still have the badge: a red shield with “Head Girl” etched across the front. Dented and scuffed, it looks like something from the 1940s. It has not been thrown away because every few years

Secret teacher: I am all for inclusion in principle, but it doesn't always work

Keeping children with special educational needs in mainstream schooling can deprive them of expert care – and their classmates of a decent education*More from the Secret Teacher“Either he goes, or I’m taking my daughter out of the school.”This is what a parent told me in confidence last summer. They were referring to a boy with Down’s syndrome, and associated behavioural difficulties, w

Art students: put your work on show on the Guardian

Our new section, Students Express, will give students the chance to exhibit work and share ideas with our readers*Take a look at the entries we’ve had so farHere at Guardian Students, we aim to provide a platform for a wide range of student voices. Students use our Blogging Students section to talk about everything from school feminist societies to spiked drinks, university counselling and

Climate activists attack Edinburgh University's stance on fossil fuels

Representatives from international groups sign letter condemning university’s refusal to divest, in response to article by Edinburgh’s senior vice principal Continue reading...

Reporting sexual assault at universities: share your stories

A Guardian investigation has found UK universities failing to monitor the extent of sexual violence against students. We’d like to get a better idea of the situation Continue reading...

Top universities fail to record sexual violence against students

Fewer than half of Russell Group universities log all allegations of rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment reported by students Continue reading...

Why are so many Asian Americans missing out on Ivy League schools?

Michael Wang had stellar grades but was rejected while non-Asian classmates got in. Are top universities unfairly excluding Asian Americans? Continue reading...

How to make PE more inclusive: top tips for teachers

From challenging bullying to introducing new games such as handball, here’s how to make sure there’s something for everyone in school sports*Read the full discussion on how to make PE more inclusive Continue reading...

It's an open secret that women work harder to reach the top in prep schools

Headteacher Alison Fleming explains why traditional values and a lack of self-confidence are deterring women from leading independent preparatory schools Continue reading...

Oxford University students vote to keep 'archaic' subfusc academic dress

Critics had argued that compulsory wearing of mortarboards, gowns and traditional outfits was elitist and off-putting Continue reading...

How the Juilliard School is changing the way we hear early music

The Juilliard’s early music ensemble, Juilliard415, play not just Bach, but Beethoven, Haydn and new works – one sign of the way in which the school’s latest performing arts programme is behind new trends in period performance Continue reading...

China’s little emperors – the children without siblings

China’s one-child policy led to a generation waited on hand and foot as sole focus of their parents’ hopes and dreams. Rather than hot-house her own son, Xinran Xue left home in 1997 to bring him up in Britain Continue reading...

Murphy-O’Connor: I should have insisted schools adopt abuse measures

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor at Hay festival voices regret for not enforcing 2001’s Nolan report measures, as abuse continued at some Catholic schools Continue reading...

Good to meet you... Barbara MacArthur

A reader whose rich and varied career eventually led her to college with her son, where she fell in love with the Guardian Continue reading...

How do teachers remember children's names?

Learning the names of everyone in a class may sound daunting, but there are simple techniques you can use to help Continue reading...

Exam boards to re-write GCSE maths papers – weekly news review

GCSE maths papers from four main exam boards are too difficult, private schools are too focused on league tables and pushy parents pressurise students Continue reading...

GCSE maths papers to be changed amid concerns over difficulty

Regulator finds ‘significant risk’ that some assessments would be too hard for students and orders changes months before teaching commences Continue reading...

How to solve the maths puzzle for Vietnamese eight-year-olds that stumped parents and teachers

I set this maths puzzle yesterday. Now for the solution. It wasn’t pretty, folks, but we got there in the end Continue reading...

Finding a research job outside of academia – live chat

Join our online live chat, Friday 22 May from 12-2pm BST, to discuss research opportunities and the pros and cons of leaving higher education Continue reading...

What skills do arts sector grads need to develop their career?

Higher education institutions have a key role in preparing students to work in a sector with ever-evolving roles and a lack of job security Continue reading...

Sir Anthony Seldon: private schools 'overly focused on league tables'

Departing head of Wellington College draws ire for charge that UK independent schools cower in the face of government, parents and universities Continue reading...

Cambridge students urge university to stop making their exam results public

A petition calling on the University of Cambridge to seek students’ permission before it publicly displays their results is gaining momentum Continue reading...

Girls like digital media while boys prefer print, finds study on reading habits

National Literacy Trust report also says girls continue to outpace boys in their enthusiasm for reading for pleasure Continue reading...

Racist and anti-immigration views held by children revealed in schools study

Survey of 6,000 schoolchildren finds many have a wildly distorted view of the number of immigrants in Britain, negative attitudes about Muslims, and pessimism about their own future opportunities Continue reading...

London's international students prove lucrative for UK economy, claims study

Analysis by London First and PwC suggests overseas students contribute £2.8bn each year, while providing them with public services costs £540m Continue reading...

Academics under pressure to bump up student grades, Guardian survey shows

Academics say teaching reforms are damaging the quality of education and making their workloads unmanageableView the survey findings in full Continue reading...

‘There are a lot more quietly Tory teachers than you think’

We talk to ‘shy Tory’ teachers who explain why the Gove years did not put them off voting Conservative Continue reading...

Schools that ban mobile phones see better academic results

Effect of ban on phones adds up to equivalent of extra week of classes over a pupil’s school year Continue reading...

Asian American groups file racial quotas complaint against Harvard University

More than 60 Chinese, Indian, Korean and Pakistani groups came together for the case, which was filed with civil rights offices Continue reading...


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