Bribing teenagers with cash to encourage them to work harder in their studies with the aim of gaining better grades does not improve their GCSE results, according to new research.
The gap in performance between poor and better-off pupils is just as high in schools ranked “outstanding” as those labelled “inadequate”, researchers have found.
40 per cent of children are at risk of developing literacy problems because they don’t bond with their parents
Four out of 10 children are at risk of behaving badly and having literacy problems before they even start school because of poor parenting, says a study out today.
David Laws interview: ‘I don’t think sacking Baroness Morgan was one of the best decisions that Michael Gove has ever made’
David Laws admits he has been poring over obscure Cabinet Office handbooks on how public appointments are made “since Friday night,” when The Independent broke the news that the Labour peer Sally Morgan would be sacked as chair of Ofsted, the schools inspectorate for England.
Schools are in danger of becoming “exam factories” – churning out teenagers unable to cope with life beyond their gates, Britain’s bosses warned yesterday.
Why some mums and dads won’t take tips from non-parents
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In a reversal of normal classroom rules, students have been encouraged to run and jump around a corridor at a Kent school.