Parliamentary inquiry misled on phone hacks

Author: By Ian Burrell, Media Editor The chairman of the Press Complaints Commission, Baroness Buscombe, said that she had been written to by Metropol…

Teaching unions considering boycott to ‘stop SATs in their tracks’

Author: By Richard Garner Mick Brookes, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), was speaking as both his organisation a…

Drive for state control ‘punishes’ universities

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor The accusation comes from Peter Williams, the outgoing head of the Quality Assurance Agency (the higher ed…

Carsberg to leave OFT before successor found

Author: PETER RODGERSand MARY FAGAN Jeffrey Preston, the current deputy director of the OFT, is to hold the fort for a few weeks while Michael Heselti…

Universities accused of lowering degree standards

Author: By Alison Kershaw, PA In a stinging attack, a Commons select committee said it was “unacceptable” that the higher education sector…

MPs accuse universities of complacency

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor In a swingeing attack on the running of universities, a group of influential MPs says checks on degree sta…

MI5 agent ‘in Morocco during torture of Briton’

Author: By Kunal Dutta The UK Government has repeatedly insisted it was not aware Mr Mohamed, a former Guantanamo detainee, was in Morocco and Afghani…

Social worker training ‘not fit for purpose’

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor MPs on the influential Commons select committee monitoring children?s services warn that the training of s…

Teachers ‘presumed guilty’ over accusations

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor An investigation by the Commons select committee which monitors educations says the long cherished princip…