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Marking ban will hit 69 universities

Hundreds of thousands of students are likely to be affected by a university marking boycott by academics angry at changes to their pensions.


A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.

New evidence prompts independent inquiry into claims that regulators visits were known about days or weeks in advance Continue reading...

New guidelines for head teachers in England on the situations in which pupils can be given time off during term time have been drawn up.

Looking to the general election in 2015, further education needs more funding and a consistent, long-term strategy from the next government, reports Louise Tickle Continue reading...

Union to issue guidelines on circumstances in which children can stay off, but cheaper holidays wont be among them Continue reading...

Josh Chapman talks about how his alternative education model encourages children to learn independently and imaginatively Continue reading...

Women in academia are judged on their appearance. Feminine means frivolous, and those considered scruffy are subject to sexist assumptions Continue reading...

A Buckinghamshire village is taking legal action to evict one of the Government?s flagship free schools, which aims to caters for up to 850 Sikh pupils .

Teenage girls who are budding football stars are being offered a unique chance to play the game every day while they study for their A-levels, in a pioneering new initiative.

Figures from the Department for Education show a sharp increase in the number of teachers banned from the classroom over the past four years for cheating and swearing

Sixth formers will face even more hurdles while the A level system undergoes the biggest shake-up in more than a decade, says Nick Morrison

David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Debi Gliori are among the authors on this year's shortlist for the Red House Children's book prize.

A Swansea teacher who works with children with learning difficulties wins a top teaching award.

Students on campuses around the country are holding rallies to put pressure on politicians to listen to young peopleRead more: Politicians would be stupid to ignore young people, warns...

First, an outburst. Baroness (Beeban) Kidron, who directed Ren

A City finance worker who took a

Speaking to the Telegraph, Carol Vorderman says more should be done to help parents, because if pupils are on the maths "scrapheap" by the age of 11, "they will remain there"

An academy trust says it wants to be open to inspection by Ofsted, after the education secretary appeared to rule out allowing the watchdog to examine groups running academies.

Holidays for pupils in term-time should only be granted if the circumstances are "rare, unavoidable, significant and short", say head teachers

A 30-year-old teacher from Greater Manchester, who planned to join Islamic State militants in Syria, pleads guilty to two terrorism offences.

A mother-of-six from Merseyside has been left homeless after her abusive husband burned her house down.

How we escaped our captors, by three Nigerian schoolgirls

Colleagues enjoy some truly frightful fancy dress Continue reading...

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Over the last decade 700 media workers have been killed bringing news to the public. Here are some ways to explore press freedom and journalist safety in school Continue reading...

From getting early career researchers on board to ensuring the global south is represented, experts describe the major hurdles facing open access Open access: six myths to put to rest...

More than a million parents will be forced to negotiate a ?minefield? as they seek school places for their children, a parents' leader has warned - with some prepared to pay a

More than a million parents will be forced to negotiate a ?minefield? as they seek school places for their children, a parents' leader has warned - with some prepared to pay a

University lecturers will start a boycott of marking students? essays from next week in protest at a squeeze in their pensions.

Academics will refuse to set or mark university coursework during a boycott that will affect thousands of students at 69 higher education institutions

A new quiz designed to test parents and primary schoolchildren against the new maths curriculum has been launched today. Could you pass?

Children and young people have a "profound lack of trust" in the police, bordering on fear in some cases, a report by MPs and peers suggests.

An Orkney woman who wants independent schools stripped of their charitable status takes her campaign to the Scottish Parliament.

Young carers in Wales have turned their lives into a board game to raise awareness of their plight.

A 90-year-old letter to Santa written by a boarding pupil at Haberdashers Monmouth Girls' School is found up the chimney.

Kenya's schoolgirls are fighting back against sexual violence - by learning how to box in self-defence classes.

The schools watchdog is holding a consultation on its future. At Education Guardian, we held our own public inquiry Continue reading...

Students may scoff at the idea of consent classes, but I found myself looking at relationships in a different light Continue reading...

His announcement over regional commissioners was really an acknowledgement that the coalition has got it wrong since 2010 Continue reading...

Our most prestigious universities are lobbying to increase fees above

Is academies scheme running out of steam?; Nicky Morgan relaxed on academy conversions; Cambridge reacts to PGCE cuts; new assessments for primaries; DfE misses out Haringey Continue...

It took assuming the role of a pupil in lessons for two days straight but a teacher has finally realised it: sitting all day and passively listening is "exhausting".

While enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and maths, remains high among school pupils, lack of careers guidance means few young people continue into industry

Sheffield University is scrapping fines for overdue library books, marking another step in the move towards students being seen as customers as well as scholars.

Children would rather be playing outdoors than watching television, but parents' concerns keep them indoors, a survey suggests.

Free tuition championed by ministers but student debt for last academic year rises to

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English is an uncommonly tricky language to spell. Is this why we put it on such a pedestal? Continue reading...

Find a good source of job vacancies, read behind the lines and decide whether the school is the right fit, advises Alan Newland Applying for teaching jobs: top tips for cover letters...

Educating the East Ends Joe Bispham on finding solace in talking to colleagues and how the show has highlighted teacher workloads Continue reading...

Online learning has lost its image of being low-cost and low-quality, mainly because universities and other providers have worked hard to replicate, as far as possible, the traditional...

Choosing to further your education isn't always an easy decision to make.

First, I have a confession to make: for the past few years, when not on writing duties I have been moonlighting in a country band.

Millions of UK families struggle to meet the extra costs of a state education, suggests research carried out by young people.

Nicky Morgan, the education secretary and equalities minister, says she has changed her mind and now supports same-sex marriage.

Annual school tests for children aged seven to 14 are causing so much stress some pupils are refusing to go to school, a survey finds.

Where do the super-rich go to university?

Uniforms, books, equipment, meals and trips add up to

Shadow education secretary says schools may be contributing to religious and ethnic segregation in English cities Continue reading...

You can still help your student child make good choices, even if you didnt go to university yourself Read more from our parents hub here Continue reading...

Research shows 90% of primary and secondary school staff have had no training to support LGBT students. Teacher Allie George explores how to make your classroom safe and inclusive Continue...

We are all guilty of wasting time on the internet, but is studying it, well, a waste of time?

A new campaign has today secured cross party commitment to tackle the UK's literacy "crisis" which sees a quarter of children leaving primary school unable to read well

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan signals she has changed her mind on gay marriage as she unveils

A survey of 27,000 graduates has found that young men still expect to earn more and work longer hours than women, but expect to be less satisfied in their job

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The government is to spend two million pounds tackling homophobic bullying in schools in England.

The Beis Yaakov orthodox Jewish academy placed into special measures following no-notice inspection by officials Continue reading...

Advertisement feature: Elaine Hill is now relishing the challenge of her OU degree, thanks to encouragement from tutor Felicity Bryers Continue reading...

University might be the perfect time to create your own startup Continue reading...

Universities UK has suggested dramatic reforms to academic pensions. Who will be most affected by the proposals? And when will the marking boycott take place? Continue reading...

Four 13-year-olds are buzzing with excitement. They have just heard that their business idea has been given the green light after being entered into Tycoon in Schools, an enterprise...

Sir Michael Wilshaw says giving schools extra support to deal with foreign-born pupils is a 'big issue' for Government

There are "significant gaps" in raising standards in schools in England, a report by spending watchdog the National Audit Office says.

UK graduates who went to private schools earn thousands of pounds more, on average, than those who were state-educated, research finds.

Its hard work, but if you like a challenge and want to have a positive impact on young people, teaching could be for you Read more on studying education Continue reading...

Ofsted and education ministers under fire from National Audit Office for poor value for money in oversight of education Continue reading...

Graduates from state schools earn less than their private school counterparts - even if they leave university with the same degree in the same subject and go into the same occupation.

To the annual Pearson Teaching Awards at London's Guildhall, and proof of the old adage "if at first you don't succeed".

If you were a billionaire, where would you go to university? According to a new study, these are the top ten institutions with the most billionaire alumni

Study by Institute for Fiscal Studies calculates that graduates who attended an independent school earn 7pc more than their colleagues even if they went to the same university and do...

More than 1.5 million children are still being taught in schools that are considered less than good by Ofsted, report by National Audit office warns.

The government has announced changes to children's social work, aiming to restore confidence in the service.

John Cooper Clarke says Michael Gove was "right" to support the learning of poetry by rote.

Thinking about learning a foreign language? From ignoring your age to avoiding the F-word, our multilingual experts share their tips Continue reading...

Use our petrifying playlist for your student Halloween party, or as inspiration to create your own Continue reading...

The Imperial College students played a stripping game as they travelled from Wimbledon to the Royal Albert Hall on the District Line

Chief Scouting commissioner Wayne Bulpitt said a shortage of adult volunteers meant Scouting was struggling in some areas

With an international study placing the UK 26th out of 65 countries for maths, one factor holding many back is "the cultural acceptability of saying 'I can't do maths'"

Teachers who try to encourage low-achieving students with lots of praise could harm their learning, claims research into classroom tactics.

Ofsted is in urgent need of an independent review in light of concerns about its objectivity and reliability, say local government leaders.

More children who have talked about killing themselves are contacting ChildLine for help, the counselling service says.

All policies will be measured against the impact they have on the formation and support of stable families, ministers say.

The main body providing apprenticeships in Wales is warning that budget cuts by the Welsh government will have a "massively de-stabilising effect" on such programmes.

An investigation is under way at a Kent school after claims that children were kept locked in an isolation room for hours at a time.

A statue by a Turner Prize-winning artist, representing a real Birmingham family, is unveiled.

Aberystwyth University is exploring plans to become Wales' first veterinary school and will offer a related course from 2015.

Popular teaching practices "harmful to students' learning".

Report from Sutton Trust and Durham University says way that pupils learn remains a mysterious subjectWhat makes great teaching? expert views Continue reading...

Schools watchdog accused of erratic judgment, media obsession and failing to focus on young peoples experiences Continue reading...

The Magna Cartas 800th anniversary will be used to kindle an interest in law among pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds Read more stories about studying law Continue reading...

InterRailing is an easy way to travel around Europe. Heres how to save on the essentials so theres money left to enjoy yourself Continue reading...

A new report from the Sutton Trust has reviewed the evidence around successful teaching practices. Here are the key points you need to know Continue reading...

Education round up: A report challenges the effectiveness of popular teaching techniques, families struggle with the cost of sending children to school and teachers share half term...

A new report has reviewed all the research into what makes teaching effective. Our experts share their thoughts about the findings have your say in the comments thread or tweet us...

Could vampires exist (mathematically speaking)? What causes ghostly cold chills? And what does death smell like? Researcher Glen Wright investigates Continue reading...

Teachers who lavish praise on pupils are doing them a disservice, according to a study published today.

Public confidence in the schools watchdog Ofsted has plummeted and an independent review is needed to restore parents? faith in inspectors? judgements, council leaders warn today.

Students are hardly strangers to sex. But when it comes to consent, they're often still confused. Olivia Goldhill reports on the universities teaching their freshers where to draw the...

The children of graduates earn far more than those whose parents had a high-school education even when they achieve the same qualifications, a study has found

Ofsted is unlikely to win any popularity contests, the chief inspector has admitted in a speech.

The students educated in British schools but denied student loans

Education secretary says it was right to investigate Birmingham schools allegations although no violent extremism was found Continue reading...

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Students say woman claiming to be from the Sun offered them thousands of pounds for pictures of students in shock outfits Continue reading...

Actor Matthew Rhys explains the benefits of speaking a minority language and why its survival is so important to him Continue reading...

If one of your parents have a degree, youll probably end up earning more than than others who are just as well-qualified as you are, research suggestsRead more from our parents hub...

The complex flavours of curries are governed by just three things: generous spicing; onion, ginger and garlic done just right; and something to give it body. Then simply improvise......

An unsupportive environment makes teachers less effective. So how can schools evaluate performance in a challenging but constructive way?Effective teaching: 10 tips on what works and...

Hundreds of trainee teachers who failed to qualify are taking lessons in the classroom.

The chief inspector of schools has clashed with council leaders, accusing them of ?Ofsted bashing? to detract from their own failures in overseeing education.

GCSE drama classes should be taken off the curriculum because they are ?irrelevant? and the subject is seen as ?soft and easy?, the head of the National Youth Theatre has said.

Supply teacher said to have put sticky tape on child's mouth as "a joke"

Police called in after teenagers set up accounts on Twitter to abuse fellow pupils after watching Hollywood movie starring Lindsay Lohan


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