In Depth

Will the arrival of the EBacc boost young people's attainment?

After months of speculation, Michael Gove has revealed plans to change the exams system, with the new English Baccalaureate Certificate (EBacc) intended to bring about more academically rigorous standards

Apprenticeship levy hits prospects for disadvantaged young people

The exam results season is normally a time to celebrate the success of our young people, especially those who have overcome disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve their dreams.

Safeguarding in the classroom

New guidance requires schools to do more to tackle abuse and bullying, explains education expert.

Inspections Clinic: School careers guidance

Following the launch of the government's Careers Strategy earlier this year, there are a raft of new requirements for providing careers advice and guidance that schools must meet from September.

Vulnerable children bear brunt of school exclusion increases

An education select committee report concludes a factor in rising levels of school exclusions is that vulnerable pupils are not getting the support they need. The government is being urged to back inclusive school policies.