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Education

Wirral has a school population of approaching 50,000 pupils who attend the borough's 22 secondary schools, 91 primary school and 13 special schools. Most recent inspections indicate 80% of Wirral Schools are rated good or very good by government inspectors, compared to a national average of 73%.The borough is home to Wirral Metropolitan College, with thousands of students, taking courses up to degree level.

Head of Business, Professor Chris Jones

Pride over top-class accolade

Glyndŵr University recognised by The Chartered Institute of Marketing for delivering first-class academic standards at postgraduate level

Chris Salmon

Chris Salmon poetry competition opens for 2015

Poetry to remember teenager Chris Salmon, who died in 2009

Just Read campaign kicks off with book giveaway

50 copies of Diary of a Wimpy Kid to be given to local children as part of Good Morning Britain's campaign

Last years BSc (Hons) Library and Information Management students

Library students in job success at Glyndŵr University

Former Glyndŵr University students achieve new jobs and promotions across the UK after studying for library and information practice foundation degree

Head of Computing and engineering, Phil Storrow

A new structure and fresh ethos for future at Glyndwr University

Heads of revamped academic divisions unveiled as university puts into place overhaul of its education offering

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column 03/09/14: Angela Eagle

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP Angela Eagle

Wirral Met Governors

Traineeships have proved a great success over the past year

Traineeships introduced at Wirral Met College achieve success

Glyndŵr University has launched a new course for nurses seeking a return to the health sector

One foot back on the ward for ex-nurses

Glyndŵr University launches new course for nurses seeking a return to the health sector

James Osborne forges out a career as a blacksmith

Student blacksmith from Wirral 'Masters' tools of trade

James Osborne will study a Masters degree in blacksmithing to keep the craft alive

GCSE results for India Wild, Owen Morris, Sam Gavin-Pitt, Max Shah, Eleanor Hilton, Alexandra Scott at Birkenhead School

GCSE exam success for pupils across Wirral

Schools report good results despite changes to the exam system

Michael Fleightman, Sue Higginson, Jeremy Butler and Rob Edward at Tranmere Rovers, where Michael has just started his intermediate business administrator apprenticeship

After GCSEs, which way next for you?

Course opportunities at Wirral Met College

Glyndwr University Open Day

Still time to make the grade for university

Glyndwr University hosts open day for potential students

Staff of Ysgol Eiras High School in Colwyn Bay took part in their annual bike ride that raised £1450 for the Clatterbridge Cancer Charity

Clatterbridge Cancer Charity thanks high school for support

The school in Colwyn Bay has raised £1,450 for the Wirral-based charity

Minister for Disabled People and MP for Wirral West Esther McVey

Esther McVey: The people of Wirral and the UK deserve credit for having weathered this recession

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral West Esther McVey writes about the new positive horizon in employment

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

Angela Eagle: There are real concerns about number of infants in classes

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wallasey Angela Eagle writes about classroom figures

Alison McGovern, Labour MP for Wirral South and Shadow Minister for International Development

Alison McGovern: Congratulations to Wirral students who received A-Level results last week

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral South Alison McGovern writes about the results period

Bebington High Sports College A level students did well

Wirral A level students grade better than national average

Pass rate 98.7% for Wirral, above 98% national figure

Wirral Met HE Awards, BA Fine Art Graduates with tutor Vincent Lavell (second right) The further education awards ceremony took place at the Floral Pavilion, New Brighton.

Level three students' progression to Higher Education and work

Students from Wirral Met College progress onto Higher Education and work

VIP visitors to Glyndwr University have included Prime Minister David Cameron, First Ministers Rhodri Morgan and Carwyn Jones, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband and Karren Brady, vice-chair of West Ham FC and a star of BBCs The Apprentice

Research complex is such a success story

Glyndwr university’s revolutionary research complex has created 20 jobs and won millions of pounds in grants over the last five years

The psychology team at Glyndwr University

Psychology department given the seal of approval

Psychology department at Glyndwr University re accredited by the British Psychological Society