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

Schools key to obesity response

Policymakers must improve cooking lessons for primary pupils to cut obesity levels, warns academic.

West London Zone: the cradle to career neighbourhood project

The West London Zone offers targeted support to children and young people inspired by a similar project in Harlem, New York. Emily Rogers went to find out more and observe the scheme in action.

Educational psychologist shortage under scrutiny

Demand for educational psychologists in schools is high but funding pressures limit recruitment.

Councils make SEND progress amid concerns over quality

It has taken four years to transfer most children with special educational needs and disabilities to a new support system. While parents appear satisfied with the process, campaigners have criticised the quality of some care plans.