Learning online

A Mooc with no gobbledegook

19 July 2017By Andrew Parsons

Tips for designing a successful online course

Disappointed football fans

Winning is in the eye of the beholder

12 July 2017By

What will a confusing election outcome mean for education policy in England and Wales?

Houses of Parliament

What should the government do for schools?

30 June 2017By

Priorities for chemistry education that should be high on the Department for Education’s agenda


Rebuilding expertise and confidence in assessment

27 June 2017By

We should collaborate to prioritise learning over measurement

Arrows hitting target

Be excellent

16 May 2017By

Is the pursuit of excellence harmless?

Girl plays superhero

It’s not somebody else’s problem

8 March 2017By

Gender inequality has to be tackled by all teachers, no matter their subject

Child in a spacesuit looking at a plant

Capturing imaginations

23 February 2017By Becky Parker

Enabling school students to participate in scientific research

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Universities ranked by teaching excellence

22 June 2017

The first picture of performance against Teaching Excellence Framework criteria in the higher education sector has been announced

Gold stars

RSC prizes in chemistry education

9 May 2017

The Royal Society of Chemistry has announced the winners of its 2017 awards for chemistry education

Bristol Uni evacuation

Chemistry department evacuated after student accidentally makes explosive

8 February 2017

Reports claim TATP synthesised by mistake at the University of Bristol

Students with their hands raised in a classroom

Science teacher shortfall hits most disadvantaged

6 February 2017

Trainee recruitment targets not met for the past five years

Teaching apprentices

Government earmarks £170m for technical institutes

30 January 2017

New Institutes of Technology aim to bolster technical education

All news

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Grammar schools: what the evidence says

23 September 2016By Lee Elliot Major

Lee Elliot Major of the Sutton Trust discusses the impact of selective education.

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Why don't teachers use education research in teaching?

9 August 2016By

Paul MacLellan digs into the problem with research from Durham, a secondary school teacher and a journal editor

All analysis

The complete chemistry tutor

Online tutor expanded

The second part of The complete chemistry tutor has now been launched

Starters for ten

The transition to A-level

Simple but effective resources to prepare students beyond GCSE

First Electronimoes

First Electronimoes

Competitive chemical bonding

A screenshot of the interactive synthetic lab tour from the ABPI website

Pharmaceuticals explained

The ins and outs of the pharmaceutical industry

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Let’s talk about data

Developing data-handling skills

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