Education

Harvard students to get lessons in angry shouting and pointing

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Students at Harvard University are to become skilled in angrily pointing at their watches and shouting at people fifty yards away, thanks to a teaching position given to Sir Alex Ferguson.

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Your child’s school attendance is absolutely mandatory – unless we’re on strike, insist teachers

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Parents who allow their children to miss school will continue to face prosecution, according to striking teachers who have allowed children to miss school today.

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Schools reporting large rise in Christian Grey costumes for World Book Day

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As schools across the country celebrate World Book Day with children dressing as their favourite literary character, teachers have reported a record number of suit wearing sado masochists in their classrooms.

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You making your children miss school is different to when we do it, striking teachers tell parents

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Parents being punished by law after deliberately making their children miss school have been told this is very different to when striking teachers do it, according to reports this morning.

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Three years is long enough in education role, claims man in 4th year of education role

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Education secretary Michael Gove has chosen his fourth year in charge of the nation’s education policy to insist that three years is long enough for anyone to be in charge in education policy.

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Returning Uni students wondering if it’s time to put parents in a home

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University students home for the Christmas holidays are currently compiling a list of reasons why it’s time to put their parents in an old people’s home.

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Pay and conditions didn’t seem so bad during the summer, admits Teaching Union

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Teachers have announced they are to strike over pay and conditions after realising they can’t always be on holiday.

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Boko Haram targets Gove over plans to educate children

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Outlawed Islamist group Boko Haram has slammed Michael Gove’s latest education reforms, insisting the Education Secretary should have his eyes gouged out, it has emerged.

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Research shows toddlers who sleep in four-poster beds ‘more likely to go to Eton’

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Researchers have made a startling discovery about how a child’s academic prospects might be improved: they’ve found a link between sleeping in a castle, and then Going On To Eton.

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Michael Gove’s parents summoned to ATL annual conference

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Michael Gove’s parents have been summoned to the Association of Teachers and Lecturers annual conference to discuss the unruly attitude of the disruptive education secretary.

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