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All children in England's state schools should get lessons about sex and relationships from the age of seven, the Liberal Democrats say.

Cost worries mean that many don't want to move away from their families, even if it means travelling long distances Continue reading...

From work experience to emotional intelligence, employers look for more than a postgraduate degreeRead more from our hub for postgraduate students Continue reading...

FE institutions are now able to enrol pupils full time but it seems that high costs and safety worries mean that few are doing so Continue reading...

Those who have done well in GCSEs and A-levels should celebrate, but a rounded education is about more than good grades Continue reading...

Dont forget what it feels like to be a classroom teacher, but do be a critical friend to the head heres what teachers who are heading into senior management need to know Joining a...

If the education minister went to university under his own deregulated system, he would be paying off his debts until the age of 64. Who would willingly sign up for such a scheme? Continue...

Sex education would start from the age of seven and would form part of secondary education curriculum in every state-funded school in England, under a plan that will be part of the...

Poorer children are being priced out of the best state schools because wealthier parents are paying a property ?premium? of up to half a million pounds for houses in school catchment...

Parents who worry about their children constantly staring at their smartphones should set an example by not using their own devices so often ? and set ground rules for screen-free...

Parents who worry about their children constantly staring at their smartphones should set an example by not using their own devices so often ? and set ground rules for screen-free...

Foreign students should be excluded from the government?s target for cutting non-EU immigration, the former Deputy Prime Minister Michael Heseltine has urged.

Universities are being forced to teach overseas students who return home with skills that help build their countries to compete against us, a leading vice-chancellor warns on Monday.

One in five families will be unable to afford a day trip to the seaside this August Bank Holiday, warns children's charity Barnardo's.

Lord Heseltine has criticised as aspect of government immigration policy, which includes overseas students in net migration figures.

David Laws says party will make tripling of premium for early years infants part of its 2015 general election manifesto Continue reading...

Whether its a new school or moving into secondary education, transition is unavoidable. Here are some resources for teachers to help students cope with change Continue reading...

Labour is committed to lowering fees, the Tories are eager to let them rise. Next year will be very significant for higher education, says Martin Hall Continue reading...

British parents are among those in Europe most likely to neglect their children, according to the Government?s childhood tsar.

University vice-chancellors call for an overhaul of immigration policy as a survey finds the majority of adults favour a rise in the number of foreign students entering the UK

UCAS figures show a 13 per cent rise in the number of European students recruited to leading universities, with half of Russell Group members still advertising clearing places

There are warnings that the rising primary school population in England is putting pressure on budgets and raising fears of "supersize" schools.

The Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire vows to stay in the job despite calls for him to quit over a damning report into child abuse in Rotherham.

A report from children's charity Barnardo's says up to a third of victims of child sexual exploitation are male, much higher than previously thought.

A conference on how society should react to the increasing elderly population will take place in Belfast later on Wednesday.

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The Guardian is asking the public to nominate candidates for a public figure who champions language education Continue reading...

University responds to a Greenpeace campaign highlighting its $1m investment in the controversial Maules Creek mine Continue reading...

Two students debate whether you should follow your head or your heart when it comes to picking your degree Visit our Students and employability hub Continue reading...

He'd sold two companies to Google by his mid twenties and now Luis von Ahn has created an app that he hopes will allow anyone with internet access to learn a language for free Continue...

Former and current middle managers reflect on what they would love to have known before starting a leadership role Continue reading...

Shaun Wright resigns from the Labour Party but says he will remain as South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

Award-winning modern languages teacher Sara Davidson explains why the most important language in Europe still has a cloud hanging over it Continue reading...

Beyond the usual titles on most reading lists, here are 10 of your recommendations to ease you into the subject Continue reading...

Summer is expiring, the mornings already feel shorter and now, for families across the country, it's that dark time of year when we reacquaint ourselves with our alarm clocks and ?...

There is no evidence that Government investment in new education structures such as academies and free schools has had any impact on pupil performance, according to a major study.

Labour is promoting plans for new "technical universities", offering earn-while-you-learn degrees in technical subjects vital to the future of the UK economy.

Lisa Wilks was due to sit 15 exams in five different subjects at a sixth form college as part of her plan to a forge a career as a scientist

The UK is "deeply elitist" according to an analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.

Official data shows a rise in the percentage of primary pupils in England achieving the expected level in the "Three Rs".

Labour is calling for technical universities to be created as part of a blueprint for reshaping the higher education system to create a hi-tech, high-income economy.

English children are less happy and satisfied than youngsters in developing countries, a new survey suggests.

Is the argument over universities coming back to life?

Schools are starting cycle- or walk-to-school schemes to nurture green thinking and encourage children to be healthy. Matthew Jenkin meets the teachers making a difference Continue...

Shadow universities minister says Britains science base at risk if government does not increase research spending Liam Byrne: We need to put HE at centre stage of policy Continue reading...

From new technical universities to a postgraduate loan, Claire Shaw talks to shadow universities minister about Labours plan for the sectorUnis could get cash for every poor student,...

More than 100,000 11-year-olds still cannot master the "three Rs", despite an improvement in national curriculum test results this year.

Professor Brian Cox says that universities need to work alongside schools to raise aspirations, help close the skills gap, and make pupils aware of STEM opportunities

An ex-care worker in Rotherham, where 1,400 girls were sexually exploited, says men collected victims as young as 11 from a children's home.

A report suggests large areas of the country are not providing enough out-of-school childcare for primary-age children.

More than 240 people sign an online petition calling for the head of a Somerset school to quit after poor GCSE results.

A bitter feud which has rocked the Plymouth University boardroom will be raised with the government, an MP confirms.

Just 5% of Wales' 22 councils have sufficient out-of-school activities for 12 to 14-year-olds, a report claims.

A senior councillor is sacked from Wrexham council's executive board after making allegations about a child protection team.

Meet the retired professor who started a model-making summer school to teach local children to be young engineers.

Edge Hill University has been researching how a Merseyside free school is motivating and empowering young people using an alternative form of learning. Continue reading...

Education round up: More children are getting level 4 in their Sats and two thirds of teachers say they dont feel prepared for the new curriculum Continue reading...

UCL and seven other universities are under increasing pressure to put an end to modern-day slavery on their campuses in Qatar Continue reading...

Headteacher at St Stephen's in Bath says haste in implementing Nick Clegg's flagship policy means new kitchen is not ready Continue reading...

Take the sting out of the rainy season with a zingy Italian bread salad and banish the gathering storm clouds for a while longer Continue reading...

Thousands of parents are still without a school place for their children ? just days before the start of the new school year.

Want to start the new year with a new look? Here are five key items to add to your collection Five items for women teachers to refresh your look this term How stylish are these teachers?...

The new year is the perfect time to look again at your wardrobe. Here are five items to add to your classroom classics New term, new look ... five menswear items for male teachers How...

Its easy to feel disillusioned as a teacher. For those dreading a new term, try and remember the pupils who need you More from Secret Teacher Continue reading...

Australian government displays a shockingly dismissive attitude towards students concerns, says our anonymous academic Continue reading...

What I like the most about teaching, is to teach what I think I should have learnt during my school years but no one taught me.

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At the end of morning break inside Frederick Bremer School, a scene is unfolding that will definitely not make the cut of Educating the East End. Jenny Smith, the very hands-on head...

Former Conservative minister believes members of the public do not view foreign students as immigrants Continue reading...

Party also calls for academies and free schools to teach sex and relationship education to help children make informed decisions Continue reading...

Palestinian academic Bashir Makhoul sees the conflict in Gaza reducing opportunities for both Palestinian and Israeli students Continue reading...

Poorer children are being priced out of the best state schools because wealthier parents are paying a property ?premium? of up to half a million pounds for houses in school catchment...

David Laws, the Liberal Democrat schools minister, says all primary and secondary schools should be required to offer sex education

White pupils in state schools in the United States are set to be a minority for the first time when schools return for the new term.

There will be a much wider sample of Chinese pupils taking part in the next round of the international Pisa tests, says the OECD.

At least 1,400 children were subjected to appalling sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013, a report finds.

Have your say: As Lib Dems say primary and secondary schools should offer compulsory sex education to children as young as seven, do you agree?

The parents of 12-year-old Dylan Stewart, who died after he was found hanged, release pictures of him unconscious in hospital

The postcodes where parents pay the biggest premium for good schools - and the areas that offer a bargain

University students are being urged to make sure they do not lose their right to vote in the referendum.

Trying to complete a PhD thesis in time for the October deadline? We share some advice on getting over that final hurdleThe key to a successful PhD thesis? Write in your own voice Continue...

Research by the Local Government Association finds a

Nigerian schools are ordered to remain shut, delaying the new academic year until 13 October as part of measures to prevent the spread of Ebola.

One in three adults who were bullied at school claim that it has had a negative impact on their career prospects and self confidence, new research suggests

The UK is still a "deeply elitist" country, according to a new report from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.

School uniform will never be cool, and it is not meant to be, says Mr Drew from TV's Educating Essex

Minister hails results showing 79% of 11-year-olds achieved expected standard in reading, writing and maths up from 75% Continue reading...

When John Hodgson quit school teaching he ended up working in a university, finding more freedom but less security Continue reading...

Studying law at undergraduate level is impressive but genuine passion impresses employers most, whatever route you take Studying law? Read more from our hub Continue reading...

Telegraph View Raising standards in state schools would work better than more bureaucracy

Alan Milburn, head of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, condemns the scale of 'elitism' at the top of British public life as he calls for companies to engineer a more...

A prospectus can only tell you so much visit the campus to get a real feel for a place Continue reading...

Below are some example questions taken from the new spelling, punctuation and grammar tests sat by 11-year-olds when they finish primary school

Hundreds of thousands of pupils left primary school this year without basic literacy and numeracy skills despite an improvement in SATs results across the board

Emily, Grace and Jack are the most popular names for Northern Ireland babies in 2013.

A year apart will test your feelings. But a student blogger thinks a long-distance relationship is worth it Continue reading...

Some teachers avoid controversy, but US teacher Chris Sloan believes the Missouri protests can foster debate about equality Continue reading...

Channel 4's highly successful Educating series is returning - this time, in Walthamstow, east London. But can the recipe for television gold work as well third time round?

In the final part of our series, we look at the problem graduates face when they try to find paid work Students who say no to

It's hard to be a good teacher. It means planning weeks' worth of lessons in detail. It means covering the needs of every student, whether they're dyslexic, or don't speak English...

Four out of five independent schools ditched GCSEs in at least one subject area in favour of the more traditional international version of the exam, according to figures released today.

Do you have fond memories of school?

Pupils will follow a detailed chronology from the late Neolithic period to the modern day

The Telegraph's private school GCSE league table shows how rising numbers of 16-year-olds at fee-paying institutions are favouring the alternative International GCSE

The Telegraph's searchable independent school GCSE results table 2014 shows the percentage of students obtaining A*/A at independent schools across the country

A dictionary of medieval Latin reaches its defining moment after 101 years of painstakingly gathering entries.

Unless leaders are given the time to research and think of solutions to the challenges the sector faces, further education will remain marginalised Continue reading...

When student numbers went up, so did we. Headteacher Cath Smith explains how her school adapted to a shortage of school places in the capital Continue reading...

It is perhaps the legacy of Michael Gove, the former secretary of state for education, to the schooling system ? Mark Two.

Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, tells James Kirkup how she intends to deliver

State schools will be urged to enrol all pupils for GCSEs in English, maths, science, a language and history or geography

Scottish universities could face a brain drain of some of their finest scientists if the country votes for independence, a number of leading academics fear.

Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.

A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.

The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.

Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.

Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.

Five-year-olds will be learning fractions and computer coding as part of a new national curriculum introduced in schools in England this week.

How schoolchildren are set to embrace coding

Senior education figures voice fears about loss of funding and departure of top scientists in the event of a yes vote Continue reading...

Use social media to 'meet' people at your university before you arrive Continue reading...

This week, the Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help children explore the issue of Scottish independence Continue reading...

Keep your classroom tidy, do marking on time and dont take exercise books home. Here, teachers share their resolutions for a new teaching year what are yours? Continue reading...

More than 21,500 graduates applied for fewer than 700 roles in 2012. Heres how to make sure your application is successfulHow to get a job in the public sector Continue reading...

New section on how to kickstart a career with top public sector employers, including civil service, police and local governmentHow to join the civil service fast stream Continue reading...

Religious groups today join with secular campaigners to demand that ministers ban faith schools from excluding pupils because of their beliefs ? and make it illegal for them to refuse...

All primary school children will receive free school meals if the Liberal Democrats have a role in the next government, the schools minister David Laws pledges today.

Centre for Social Justice urges Government to put its faith in boarding schools to save troubled children from educational failure

Inspectors accuse one of the biggest academy chains in England of "low expectations".

More than half of UK state school staff have faced aggression from students in the past year, suggests research.

Reforms that aim to give children and young people with special educational needs and their parents a greater say in the support they receive come into effect in England.

Students wanting to make a big impression on their first day at university are being offered a VIP arrival service, such as arriving by helicopter.

BBC News asks adults to answer some of the questions that could appear on English schools' new curriculum.

How significant are the plans for GCSE choices?

How is the curriculum changing for schools in England?

New term, but the same old disillusion Continue reading...

For students who want to make a really big impression in their first week at uni, one company has come up with some exclusive options including planes, supercars or even a horse and...

If you think you know what being a head of department entails, think again. These days, its about making connections and being an ambassador Continue reading...

The country?s biggest academy chain has been censured by inspectors for failing pupils, prompting the Chief Inspector of Schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, to renew his demand to be allowed...

Children aged just five to seven will be required to create and debug simple computer programs in the first two years of school, as part of lessons designed to stop English pupils falling...

A report from the Association of Teachers and Lecturers finds that more than half of school staff have been attacked or intimidated by pupils or parents in the last year

According to research, 46 per cent of girls say they enjoy being active but hate their school PE kit as it makes them feel 'ugly'

The government proposes toughening up rules on EU students who claim grants and loans to study at UK universities as figures show a doubling in the amount of money handed to them in...

Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, as schools re-open for the new term.

BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.

The debate over funding free school meals for all

How geek chic can boost the sciences

Experts fear independent Scotland would lose billions of pounds of UK funding as yes campaign says government would fill gap Continue reading...

If Scotland were an independent member of the EU, it would be forced to re-think its fee arrangementsRead more: Scottish universities braced for brain drain if country votes for independence...

Lack of co-ordination between primary schools means secondary pupils can start with totally different linguistic skills Continue reading...

First children between the ages of five and seven to begin receiving a free lunch Continue reading...

TV series follows classical musician James Rhodes' classroom campaign and the launch of his 'instrument amnesty' 10 resources for teaching music Continue reading...

If academies and free schools aren't controlled by the 'dead hand' of town halls, let's see the people they are controlled by Continue reading...

A federal approach could help tackle the divisive brand wars and class-bound hierarchies that dog our current system Continue reading...

Classical pianist James Rhodes argues that music education in this country has been decimated. Want to encourage music learning in your school? Here are 10 useful resources Continue...

We asked you to send over the displays youve put together for a new teaching term. Here are a few of our favourites to inspire your planning Continue reading...

Fears that Scotland will lose leading academic researchers in the event of a Yes vote do not stand up to scrutiny Two academics debate how Scottish independence would affect research...

Parents will struggle to help five-year-olds with their homework now they are being taught computing skills for the first time, according to a survey published today.

Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, says the introduction of free meals for all infants will create a "level playing field" in schools, despite continuing concerns over the

A charity - What About the Children? - calls for the abolition of "baby rooms" in nurseries because youngsters can be left traumatised when they are split from key workers at the age...

The surge in sales of laptops for students getting ready to start university has become like a "mini-Christmas", say leading retailers.

A violent extremist video was shown in a Birmingham school, a committee of MPs investigating the the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot is told.

A 70-year-old former child migrant from a Catholic-run home in Londonderry says he was sexually abused after being shipped to Australia.

The Shankill area of Belfast has the worst record of educational attainment across all council wards, but a new proposal plans a 20-year programme to create a zone for children and...

Money made available to the poorest students in further education colleges is cut by over a third, falling by

Head of inquiry into state school 'Trojan horse' allegations says 'violent, extremist, promotional video' should not have been shown Continue reading...

Join us on November 6 for a public debate about the changing perceptions of multicultural communities in the UK Continue reading...

Home education, long dismissed as a hippy option, can be 'astonishingly efficient', says a new study. Jessica Shepherd meets the children who don't go to school Continue reading...

Free school meals will be offered for every five to seven-year-old for the first time, but there are concerns about funding. Tell us everything from how prepared you are to what youre...

Pupils at a Birmingham school involved in the ?Trojan Horse? controversy were shown a Jihadi extremist promotional video, MPs have been told.

Pupils at a Birmingham school involved in the ?Trojan Horse? controversy were shown a jihadi extremist promotional video, MPs were told yesterday.

The full list of 100 objects that the British Museum and Department for Education want to use to teach history to school pupils

MPs on the Commons Education Select Committee are told that pupils from a school at the centre of the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot were shown an extremist film by staff

School children are to learn history of the world through 100 objects from British museums that aim to bring the subject to life


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