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Ofsted chief receives threats over private faith school criticism

Amanda Spielman tells of ‘venomous’ tweets and emails after accusing schools of resisting legal and moral dutiesThe head of Ofsted has received threats and abuse after accusing private faith schools run...

Secret Teacher: my school won’t let students fail – so how will they learn?

We’re expected to offer endless support to students unwilling to take responsibility for their own learning. It’s time to look beyond targetsRead more from the Secret TeacherIt’s a Saturday morning in...

Is Tefl a springboard to getting other jobs?

I’m thinking of teaching in Spain or Italy, but I’m wondering whether employers recognise any value in working abroadEvery week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to...

In search of a university system that best serves society | Letters

Readers and university staff respond to Simon Jenkins’ recent articleSimon Jenkins (Universities are bastions of privilege. That has to change, 14 December) takes aim at almost everything about universities and even...

Morecambe MP stirs row after doubting poverty claims by local schools

Conservative MP David Morris questions stories of rickets and hungry children, saying claims are from schools ‘with links to leftwing group Momentum’A row is brewing between a Conservative MP and some...

Amelia the ‘chicken shop girl’: uni was the ideal place to become a YouTuber

There are more ways into broadcasting than your careers advisor will tell you. I started in an east London chicken shopAt university I always felt like I was studying for two...

A tool or a distraction? UK schools’ approach to mobile phones varies widely

In France they’re banning devices from classrooms. But British students face a confusing web of different approaches depending on where they studyThis week the French government announced a ban on students...

Teaching gender equality can help tackle sexual harassment – here’s how

Schools must encourage young people to question gender norms and behaviours, and ensure that sex education goes beyond biologyFrom Hollywood to Westminster, farming to tech, the #MeToo movement is drawing attention...

Two-year degrees leave a maturity gap – let’s fill it with volunteering | David...

A shortened degree course could save students money – and it could give them the chance to enrich their lives, and the lives of others, through volunteeringDavid Reed is director of...

We want teachers to have their say on building better careers in education

As part of the government’s plan to improve social mobility through education, we’re launching a consultation on teacher career progressionDuring a visit to Oakwood High School, my old comprehensive school in...