Have you ever been embarrassed about your poor spelling, or felt that it was necessary to occasionally check a dictionary?
Thousands of pupils who fail to read properly by the age of 11 will be sentenced to a lifetime of underachievement, according to a report out today.
Outstanding schools are struggling to recruit suitably talented headteachers and senior staff – with some applications for headships littered with spelling and grammar errors.
Travelling circuses could be hit with an exodus of performers as a result of proposed new education reforms, entertainers have warned.
Almost half the adults in England only have the maths skills of a primary school child, according to a report out today.