Curriculum

Science education

What motivates young people towards a career in science?

Worst at languages

Most English students are not getting beyond a basic level in a foreign language, unlike other European countries

10 things about work, life and money every child should know

Most youngsters leave education knowing little about the grown-up worlds of work and money. Here are the key tips Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis would give to his younger self

Don't treat young men like sex-crazed monsters

The media would have us believe that boys are all corrupted by porn and aggressive by nature. Ally Fogg says that's not true.

Sex education must be more than plastic penises and condoms

British sex education needs a full overhaul: to teach not just biology but the emotional and physical realities of sex

Sex education is key if the teenage pregnancy rate is to continue to fall

The teenage pregnancy rate is at its lowest for 45 years, yet it is still one of the highest in Western Europe. Should sex and relationship education be compulsory in schools?

This is what sex education should look like

It's time that sex education caught up with the present experience of young people - starting with an understanding of 'consent'

What good is information if our children can't understand it?

Susan Greenfield believes that computers in schools could do more harm than good as young people seem to be losing the ability to concentrate

French is boring. German is dull?

Not if you follow these ideas for livening up language lessons.

First person: Graham Holter was agnostic, now he's an atheist...

Personal account of what it's like when your children 'embrace the lord'.

Religion in schools – Creating problems

When an eminent scientist suggested creationism should be discussed in school science lessons he sparked strong opposition

Christianity is part of our history so should be taught to children - it is not indoctrination

British children need to know about the religion that shaped their culture

Atheist mum bans children from school trip to church and synagogue

She says she may stop them learning R.E. Is this mother right to stop her children learning about religion?

Why I've taken my son out of school for a year...

A different kind of education - travelling the world.

Creating is not just a 'nice' activity; it transforms, connects and empowers

Children must be allowed to make things, including making a mess, if they are to develop into fully-rounded human beings.

Young people and money

Financial education in schools and colleges