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These new child protection guidelines are ill thought out and destructive

By barring anyone who lives with a violent offender from working in schools, we do little or nothing to safeguard children, and much to undermine our trust in one another Continue reading...


Actor adds voice to row over number of privileged artists in the arts, saying drama career wouldn?t be an option for her now Continue reading...

Heads accept elitism is an issue but blame poor arts provision and access in schools and lack of money to pay living wage Continue reading...

Teaching isn?t the most competitive of graduate job markets, but it can still be challenging to find the right school for you Continue reading...

Over a third of children in care who have siblings are having to live apart from any of them, suggests research by a children's charity.

Nursing tutors at the University of Surrey are planning to make themselves unrecognisable in a bid to boost students' bedside skills.

What you might be buying for Christmas 2015

Ofsted is to be allowed to inspect but not judge academy chains, Education Nicky Morgan has said.

Schools have suspended hundreds of teachers and support staff amid confusion over child protection rules, say unions.

Certain schools are still awaiting government funding, with some having to use special needs pupils? facilities for food preparationSome schools across England are struggling to cope...

Staff living with someone with a conviction for a violent or sexual crime face disqualification, says public sector union Unison Continue reading...

Ofsted report into Grindon Hall in Sunderland said it required urgent improvements only a day after a failing free school ordered to close Continue reading...

We asked teachers to share their insights into demonstration lessons ? the good, the bad and the ugly. Here is their advice ? share your stories @GuardianTeachHow to prepare for an...

When applying for newly-qualified teacher jobs, you?ll almost certainly have to teach a demonstration lesson. Alan Newland shares his top 10 tips on how to plan for successHow to survive...

Forensic scientists in Austria say ?excessive heat? damaged DNA in teeth and bones of 17 sets of remains, Mexico attorney general?s office reports Continue reading...

Eco-friendly students in Warwick and Glasgow protest after a number of universities fail to take part in green rankings Continue reading...

What is the answer to the cost of living crisis? Continue reading...

Obama?s plan to make community college free will please students and unions. But will the ?dropout mills? change how competitive US students really are? Continue reading...

Justice department finds says about two thirds of public and private campuses used armed officers during the 2011-12 school year Continue reading...

Ofsted issues critical report downgrading Grindon Hall Christian School, following inspection in which 10-year-old pupils were allegedly asked about lesbian sex

A new study suggests that less well-off parents are just as likely to help their children with homework as those from wealthier backgrounds

Google and O2 are among supporters of

Pupils' academic progress should be the main measure used by the government to gauge whether England's primary schools are performing well, a report says.

How children's scooters transformed the school run

History shows us that social scientists are essential if we are to get the most out of our engineering and technological innovations Continue reading...

After being fluent in the language as a child, today Ellie finds herself painfully searching for words on Google translate Continue reading...

Ideologies are central in Summerhill ? the ?school of no rules? ? and the peace-focused Atlantic College. Journalist Eleanor Ross explores how this affects staff Continue reading...

Your photo entry can be serious or lighthearted, but make it original to stand out Continue reading...

Here?s the lowdown on the entry requirements, judging and all-important prize Continue reading...

Here are the full terms and conditions for our Instagram competition Continue reading...

Entering our Instagram competition couldn?t be easier Continue reading...

Kenyan activist Boniface Mwangi joined pupils at a Nairobi primary school who defied riot police firing teargas to reclaim their sports field Continue reading...

The National Audit Office issues an "adverse opinion" on the accounts of the Department for Education, saying they are "not true and fair".

Will.i.am speaks to the BBC from the 2015 World Economic Forum about how education can close the equality gap and provide more opportunities to young people.

Latest data from Ucas also reveals record acceptance levels for black and Asian candidates, and for those declaring a disabilityWomen accepted to study at university outnumbered men...

Department for Education acknowledges task of consolidating accounts of thousands of centrally run academies is enormousThe government?s multibillion-pound academies programme, in which...

Open-mindedness is the gift of youth and if people do not learn about diversity at a young age, adulthood in today?s society will be a struggle Continue reading...

Startup seeks $55k on crowdfunding website Kickstarter for its programmable microcontroller toy that aims to get kids coding Continue reading...

Ombudsman recommends the university apologise to students and pay them compensation after they were suspended for their role in a protest Continue reading...

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It all started from Gillian Walnes' front room in Dorset in 1991. Along with friends and relatives of Holocaust survivor Otto Frank, she decided to set up a trust in his daughter Anne's...

A university is to apologise to students it controversially suspended after a protest about privatisation and offer them compensation for ?distress and inconvenience?

A record number of women started university courses in September - with the result that the gap between male and female acceptances for places is at it its highest level ever, according...

A new report has called for pupil progress to be the key measure of primary school performance as it's the "fairest" method of assessment

Too many youngsters in England fall off the radar when they leave school, the cross-party Public Accounts Committee warns.

Parents are using access to computers as a way of controlling their children's behaviour, according to a study of modern childhood.

Scotland's first degree course for aspiring golf professionals is to be made available later this year.

Ofsted places a Sunderland free school into special measures the day after another free school in the North East was closed by the government.

Kraftwerk's Wolfgang Fl

UN envoy calls for emergency education fund and urges international community to do more to support crisis-hit countries Continue reading...

If you want to eat in a healthier and more cost-effective way, then follow a sustainable diet of home-grown vegetables and cut down on the meat Continue reading...

Peter Whittle wants to see schools displaying national flag as well as fewer languages spoken in the classroom Continue reading...

Growing number of organisations employ ex-servicemen and women to work in schools helping children develop ?character? Continue reading...

Microsoft founder predicts cheaper digital devices and better software will bring big change to learning as lives of poor people improve faster than everGates foundation annual letter:...

We've all been brought up to believe that 'teacher knows best', but that no longer applies in some lessons, it seems.

Neil Giffin, who appeared in the award-winning Channel 4 show, is found guilty of 15 allegations made against him

The failure to provide an education for young Syrian refugees runs the risk of creating a recruiting ground for extremists, says Gordon Brown.

The poor are doubly disadvantaged in education in many low-income countries, with school budgets more likely to be targeted at better-off pupils, says Unicef.

A study suggests girls do better than boys at school, even in countries where women lack equality with men.

France has tolerated "ghettoisation" in its deprived suburban schools for too long, Prime Minister Manuel Valls says.

Tuition fee cuts 'will most benefit rich graduates'

Primary school allowed daughter to go on family holiday but high school turned down son and notified council of his absenceA Rotherham couple have fallen foul of a government crackdown...

The show, which depicted MFA programs as a place where moaning, instead of critiquing, is the norm, made me relieved I?d picked journalism school instead Continue reading...

Companies including Google, O2, Microsoft and IBM pitch in as government commits

Thinking about becoming a lawyer? Join our Q&A for students on Thursday 29 January from 1-3pm Continue reading...

Even in countries where gender inequality is rampant, girls still outperform boys in the classroom, a new study shows

School head tells parents that internet security will be updated

A new "cutting-edge"

Ninety-year-old Kenyan student Priscilla Sitienei says she wants to inspire children, especially girls, to get an education.

The 90-year-old Kenyan at school with her great great grandchildren

Minna Sundberg?s illustration maps the relationships between Indo-European and Uralic languages. The creator of the webcomic Stand Still. Stay Silent, put the illustration together...

Some students say they are swapping supermarket shelves for backstreet bins, so that they can save money and help the environment Continue reading...

Get the best results from your PR, stop treating the client-agency relationship as merely transactional? More from PR peep show Continue reading...

Parents condemn move to shut after just 16 months as Ofsted rate it bottom for teaching and behaviour Continue reading...

Education round up: A private school turns publisher, academies blamed for Department for Education?s financial disarray and free schools facing criticism Continue reading...

With the new computing curriculum under way, take our quiz and find out whether you've got what it takes to master code

Schools in England are being asked to put pupils through extra mock maths exams after concerns were raised over the new maths GCSE.

Ofsted says it has found no evidence its inspectors acted inappropriately during visits to two free schools which were subsequently placed in special measures.

The behaviour of boys from poor families is worse when they grow up alongside wealthier neighbours, suggests research.

The principal of an east Belfast primary school that is closed on Friday after a "malicious" email threat says it is their intention to reopen on Monday.

When Muslim students were invited to use the traditionally Methodist university chapel?s tower for the ?Adhan? they were happy. Then came the backlash Continue reading...

Muslim pupils across Britain are suffering a backlash of bullying and abuse following the Charlie Hebdo massacre amid a broad rise in Islamophobia in schools which the Government is...

The English Spelling Society is drawing up a list of proposals to make it easier for children to learn to spell, including removing silent letters.

Dragonskolan school in Sweden?s far north attempts to raise children?s performance through use of intense electric lights Continue reading...

I used to think I knew the rules for inspections ? I built my career on it. But they seem to have changed, and I can?t play the game without knowing what you actually want Continue...

This year, why not send your exam-bound teen somewhere a little different and see what they can achieve, says Eleanor Doughty

Billions of pounds owed in child maintenance may never be recovered, government accounts show - though ministers say the debts are not "forgotten".

Holocaust survivors hand on their stories to school pupils

Teacher Emmanuel Okiria talks about what it?s like to teach in Uganda and the lessons he?s learned from taking part in an international exchange programme Continue reading...

Once considered the exclusive preserve of children and hardcore fanatics, comics have become such an important form of mainstream entertainment that they are ?gathering steam? as an...

Pupils from fee-paying schools achieve almost 30 per cent of all A* grades despite forming just 13.6 per cent of all A-level entries raising questions over the education opportunities...

Labour leader Ed Miliband favours cutting the maximum university fees for students from

Debrett?s 500 list reveals more than 40% went to fee-paying schools, confirming lack of diversity and showing trend of Britain becoming ?less meritocratic?More than 40% of the most...

Committee says impact of coalition?s multibillion pound converter academy programme for raising performance in England is ?inconclusive? Continue reading...

Shared Destinies event is one among many exhibits planned across Europe to mark Battle of Waterloo?s bicentenary Continue reading...

Chef who made her name in Yotam Ottolenghi?s Soho restaurant to serve up lunch for 500 students on a budget of 92p a child ? Yotam Ottolenghi?s recipes Continue reading...

Mr Miliband said to be considering whether to replace the current way of funding student loans with a tax on new graduates

Calculations used by the Government to estimate the cost of long-terms loans could be wildly optimistic, with students paying more in real life

Polly Morland offers acute insights into our dangerous habit of trying to eliminate all risk from our lives Continue reading...

Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt criticises party?s approach such as delay of school starting age, as a ?throwback to the 70s? Continue reading...


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