The FT brings analysis of the increasingly available data to measure the performance of the country’s top schools

Employers urged to boost careers advice

Ministers fund company to foster school-business links

Poor white British pupils slow to improve

Deprived children of other ethnicities perform better in school

Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw

Secondary standards falling, says Ofsted

Chief inspector says some schools are ‘bereft of good leadership’

PM to multiply maths and physics teachers

Bursaries towards study cost in return for commitment to teaching

Tory MPs revive grammar school ‘albatross’

Backbenchers launch campaign to bring back ‘11-plus’ selection

Private schools hit back at Labour threat

Plan to remove tax privileges harms social mobility, say heads

An answer to Britain’s schools divide

Labour’s education policies need to focus on the state sector

Labour warns private schools on tax relief

Hunt says education system’s ‘Berlin Wall’ must be broken down

Watchdog warns on under-performing schools

National Audit Office questions action on low standards in England

A Year 11 ITC class In Sedgehill school, South London, take the first every cyber security lesson in a UK school.
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Cyber security recruits in schools

Industry is tackling the skills gap and an ill-defined job route

Ofsted head criticises response to ‘plot’

Improvement plans by Birmingham schools ‘not fit for purpose’

School rescue plan comes under fire

Proposals to revamp failing schools ‘drawn up on fag packet’

Tories promise more school oversight

Manifesto measures include more powers to remove governors

Schools face more frequent Ofsted visits

Watchdog plans inspections every three years after plot claims

Tories take schools run for profit off agenda

Education secretary looks to defuse tensions with teachers