(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   Little more than half of pupils met the government’s tougher new standards in literacy, writing and mathematics at the end of primary...

We have a large and active community of members on the Guardian Higher Education Network, many of whom write blogs and comment pieces for us. We value these contributions enormously – you are the...

You find yourself facing a room of young people. You’re nervous enough about public speaking, let alone managing a classroom. Four reasons a Brexit would be bad news for UK universities It’s a feeling...

I am a migrant from the European Union. You have probably heard lots of things about people like me in the referendum campaign, but you may not have actually heard from any of us. We have got more to lose...

The same questions are being asked in universities and colleges across the nation this week: what’s going to happen now? What does Brexit mean for us? The simple, but unhelpful, answer is that we don’t...

A new book has attracted much interest in the Washington DC, especially on Capitol Hill, Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn From Educational Change in Finland?. The book arrives after Finland scored...

Higher education experts have spent the day decoding the long-awaited white paper on university reform. Key points include: Universities will be allowed to increase fees in line with inflation if they...

The latest figures show that Greater Manchester will be the hardest hit by the abolition of teenage students’ weekly allowances. As a region, the area has the greatest number of recipients of the...

  The government’s higher education white paper – and the legislation that will follow – redraws three fundamental relationships that have defined higher education in the UK for 100 years: with...