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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...


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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...

New recruits say they don?t have a good work-life balance and 25% think they will quit in their first five yearsFive top reasons people become teachers ? and why they quitAlmost three...

The man teaching 26 million students to code

There is no clear evidence to show that "academies raise standards overall", says a report from the Education Select Committee into England's school system.

Jordan Ford banned from Bristol academy for commenting on picture of head teacher's dyed hair after being told red mohican 'unacceptable for school'

The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) has warned against judging schools on one set of exam results, saying too much has changed compared to 2013

The First Minister admits a way of testing pupils' progress must be introduced in Scotland if the gulf between state schools in poor and wealthy areas is to be closed.

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.

Le Rosey, the

The public accounts committee examines the affairs of a school held up as an academy programme flagship by Michael Gove Continue reading...

Incident reportedly happened Wednesday, but students were informed Friday School criticised in 2013 for failing to expel those guilty of sexual misconduct Continue reading...

A leading scientist and academic and his research team are being investigated after his university received anonymous allegations of ?research misconduct?, The Independent can reveal.

10 Warwick University students lodged complaints against West Midlands police and alleged ?dangerous? use of CS sprayThe police watchdog has launched an investigation into allegations...

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

There is no evidence to prove the government's flagship academies programme has raised standards for all schoolchildren, according to a cross-party group of MPs.

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

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

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

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:...

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...

Gobble up your grammar Continue reading...

From lava flowing papier-mache models to class trips to the Science Museum, there?s plenty of ways to get your pupils fired up about volcanoes Continue reading...

Leading firms will offer school-leavers more opportunities as the graduate jobs market picks up, a survey suggests.

The University of Bristol is inviting applicants for the brand new post of 'associate dean of eureka moments'.

The standards of primary schools inspected in Wales declined in 2014 compared to previous years, according to education watchdog Estyn.

Families with young children and poorer households have been worst affected by government changes to tax and benefits, according to a new report.

The CBI urges universities and companies to look at new models for partnerships, pointing to increased business interest in research collaborationsThe Confederation of British Industry...

The skills and experience you gain as a law student could benefit you in other careers ? such as politicsWhat do you need for a career in law? ? join our live Q&ARead more stories...

Leaking roofs, rising damp ? four years after Building Schools for the Future was scrapped, this is the reality for 35% of school leaders surveyed Continue reading...

Poet and teacher Jonathan Edwards, up against Ali Smith for the top Costa prize, has no intention of leaving school. It?s where he gets his inspiration, he says Continue reading...

The breakdown in relations between government and local authorities, even in some Conservative areas, has caused a mess Continue reading...

When 25 university departments can each prove that they came in the top three, rankings are over Continue reading...

A new survey shows that 73% of trainee teachers have considered leaving the profession ? mostly due to workload. But they join because they want to work with young peopleWorkload forcing...

What would you like to ask the Greens? spokesperson for schools, Samantha Pancheri? Tweet or email us your questions now for our readers? interview Continue reading...

MPs are today demanding an urgent government review over whether converting primary schools into academies has had any effect on improving pupils? education.

Employers are predicting an increase in graduate vacancies this year, but nearly half have warned that a lack of skills led to unfilled positions last year

Hundreds of schools and colleges in England do not send any students on to the UK's top universities, data shows.

There is no evidence that three Norfolk academies had unfair advance notice of Ofsted inspections, an independent review has concluded.

Petchey Academy pupils and the school's principal explain how they think the school has changed since becoming an academy.

Education secretary criticises move to keep lab work out of A-level and GCSE results, in first test of regulator?s independenceThe education secretary has called for practical science...

New government figures raise fresh concerns about educational underachievement among white pupilsBlack and Asian young people leaving school are more likely to go to university than...

Oxbridge graduates may rule in Britain. But a different British university is making the running in Greece Continue reading...

Mental health problems are on the rise in teaching. But what early stress warning signs should you look out for in yourself and others? Continue reading...

Education committee make a series of recommendations to address concerns over governance, transparency and oversight Continue reading...

Two out of three state secondary schools do not send a single pupil to Oxford or Cambridge, it has emerged, as a leading headmaster claimed none of the three main political parties...

Figures published today by the Department for Education show that pupils from fee paying schools are twice as likely to attend a Russell Group university and five times as likely to...

A numeracy charity's challenge prompts beauty giant L'Oreal to change an advert boasting about not being good at maths.

About three quarters of children in the early years of primary school are now taking school dinners, according to figures seen by BBC Scotland.

A lack of evidence means there are no conclusions from investigations into possible abuse during school visits by Jimmy Savile.

A teacher-led commission is being set up to help primary schools in England find new ways of assessing their pupils' progress.

A radical change to how and what children in Wales are taught is under consideration 26 years after the national curriculum was introduced.

The design of primary school classrooms has a significant impact on the academic success of pupils, according to a study by Salford University.

The 1,001-day period from conception to the age of two should be regarded as just as important as national defence, a cross-party parliamentary group says.

The number of teenage pregnancies in England and Wales has fallen to the lowest level since 1969 when records began.

More than 400 children have had tasers drawn on them by police in England and Wales in 2013, a 38% rise on the previous year, figures obtained by the BBC show.

MPs accuse the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills of ignoring "repeated warnings about the abuse of public money" over alternative higher education providers.

A primary school in County Antrim has made a social media video to highlight their acute lack of classroom space for the growing number of pupils.

Can Lithuania reverse loss of young and talented?

Universities examine whether time travel is really possible

Seven big myths about why some countries are good at education

The first six printed editions of the Bible and four Shakespeare folios are among the trove of rare books given to Princeton University.

Ed Miliband says he would use Ofsted inspections to make schools put a greater emphasis on arts subjects.

There is no evidence that three girls thought to be going to Syria to join Islamic State were radicalised at Bethnal Green Academy, its principal says.

A woman who was shot by her estranged husband is campaigning for domestic violence issues to be taught in schools.

The UK's drive to challenge US dominance in online learning passes the milestone of signing up a million students.

Courts which help parents deal with drug or alcohol addiction so they can keep their children are to be extended to new areas of England.

DNA tests to determine parentage could end "acrimonious" family court disputes, Justice Minister Simon Hughes says after funding was announced for the checks.

The BBC asks students at Leeds University for their reactions to a Labour pledge to reduce tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction...

Schoolchildren across the UK are getting an opportunity to make their own documentary films about World War Two to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

A school in Cornwall is doing such a good job at teaching its children how to behave that it is attracting national interest.

Cartoons are often used to amuse children, but youngsters in Tanzania are getting an educational boost from some singing animated animals.

Views on Labour's

How Labour pays for student fee cut

Clare Balding says more girls should work in sport

Pupils in South Sudan abducted as they prepare for exams

Parents pay a big price to support children at university

Ed Miliband pledges to lower fees from

Some welcome the opportunity to graduate with less debt, while others don?t think the policy goes far enoughIn our new ?Virgin voters? series we listen to what young people and first-time...

There are six nominees to choose from ? cast your vote for the UK?s most deserving university leaderJust one category in the annual Guardian university awards is open to a public vote:...

Students told us about the one change they?ll be making this year ? now we?re asking you to judge the entries and vote for your favourite photo Vote for your favourite entry in our...

Key to the tablesHow we compiled the tablesThis year?s trends in postgrad studyStudying postgrad: the cold hard factsOur hub for postgrad students Continue reading...

The Campaign for Female Education founder supports children?s education in five countries ? without sending outsiders in to tell them what to do Continue reading...

If the Conservatives win in May, people shouldn?t be surprised if they wake up to see tuition fees above

Instead of focusing on fast-approaching Sats, I?m worrying that Byzantine politics in my school could leave me in a job I don?t wantMore from Secret Teacher Continue reading...

?The abuse of language causes needless anger, hurt and offence. It?s a question of good manners. Did you really just say refute?? Continue reading...

University of Westminster suspends all student union events deemed sensitive just days after ?Jihadi John? was unmasked as a former student and amid controversy over attendance of controversial...

The noble idea that a university is a place where one learns to think is increasingly painted as indulgent and old-fashioned Continue reading...

Ed Miliband?s pledge to cut annual fees to

With women far more likely to work in traditionally ?female? jobs, Your Daughter?s Future encourages parents to support their daughters into areas such as science Continue reading...

One of largest ever surveys of industry reveals pressures that lead people to sex work, including inability to meet living costs on low NHS pay Continue reading...

Ed Miliband sets out a

Secondary school students at Frederick Bremer school in Walthamstow, east London, hear some straight talking about female genital mutilation from a survivor who has made it her mission...

Labour would cut fees in England to

Vince Cable criticises Labour's plans to reduce university tuition fees from

Birmingham University study finds more than half of children surveyed failed to identify good judgments when responding to moral dilemmas Continue reading...

A new report raises concerns that teachers do not have the time or tools to teach moral values, Wales? new curriculum and how classrooms affect learning Continue reading...

From credit cards to cameras, ?tap and swipe? technology is taking us further from the natural world. But we needn?t be Luddite Continue reading...

A-level pupils say party?s proposal to cut fees to

Nicky Morgan confirms free school?s funding will cease after it failed to improve following negative Ofsted and Education Funding Agency reports Continue reading...

Universities can help to break the vicious circle of political neglect and disillusionment among young people Continue reading...

Mental health difficulties are common among students at university. Family and friends can can play an important role in helping to support them Continue reading...

Labour leader is expected to say the proposed

Some students say they feel betrayed after they were awarded money to help fund living costs while studying at ICE Academy Continue reading...

Oxford University?s women in humanities group seeks to promote feminist study and improve the working lives of female scholars Continue reading...

In our diary: DfE suggests vetting textbooks; 1,400 people sign petition for a say in their school?s future; council at loggerheads with ministers over academy plans; and accolades...

Take off those rose-tinted spectacles. Postgraduate study may be a wonderful thing, but how are you going to pay for it? Continue reading...

Trends: At postgrad level, most full-time students come from outside the UK A-Z of subjectsHow we compiled the tablesKey to the tablesStudying postgrad: the cold hard factsOur hub for...

Your daughter?s homework isn?t being marked. Your son?s been put in detention for no real reason. What?s the best course of action? A teacher writes ? Continue reading...

From pedometers to healthy Come Dine With Me clubs, physical education experts share their ideas for improving pupil wellbeing from our recent live chat Continue reading...

There?s no shortage of hype around the potential of technology in education, but could it render a human teacher obsolete? Continue reading...

In light of the HSBC tax investigation, there's never been a better opportunity to demystify and explain the importance of paying taxes with students Continue reading...

The study of human societies and how they interactFind out more Continue reading...

The quest to explain behaviour through the study of the human mindFind out more Continue reading...

How to find practical solutions to protect vulnerable people - includes community studies Find out more Continue reading...

The study of criminal and civil legal systems - includes criminology, jurisprudence Find out more Continue reading...

The study of contemporary society, focusing on topics such as NHS reform, poverty, social exclusion and the criminal justice system Find out more Continue reading...

Study of how the human body works - includes anatomy, physiology and pathology, opthalmics and aural and oral sciences ? Find out more Continue reading...

Nine measures paint a picture of taught postgraduate courses at UK universitiesA-Z of subjectsKey to the tablesThis year?s trends in postgrad studyStudying postgrad: the cold hard factsOur...

You don?t need expensive lessons to start ? try smartphone apps, foreign TV and radio, online guides and your local libraryWhile the benefits that come from learning a second language...

Politics open to misinterpretation Continue reading...

Nathan Hornes and others sought degrees from Everest, a Corinthian subsidiary, which is now in court as team of former students fight back Continue reading...

Members of an LGBT society have attracted 2,500 signatures to a petition to stop Haitham al-Haddad ?preaching hate? on campus Continue reading...

Practical application of chemistry on a large scale, and how products can be manufactured - including chemical, process and energy engineering Find out more Continue reading...

Processes of the earth, and the relationship between humans and their physical surroundings - physical and environmental sciences, human and social geographyFind out more Continue reading...

The study of - and training in - the design and use of textiles and other materials to create clothing Find out more Continue reading...

Covers business studies, management studies, finance, accounting, marketing, human resource management and business and administrative studies Find out more Continue reading...

The study of providing food, drink and accommodation in a service context, as well as managing one-off events such as conferences or shows Find out more Continue reading...

Study of the past - politics, economics, culture, religion and society, including history of artFind out more Continue reading...

Despite one US university backing down, others continue to ban Iranian students from courses Continue reading...

The director of the Office for Fair Access has disproved those who doubted him. Yet until every pupil has an equal opportunity to excel, there is still work to do Continue reading...

Outreach in schools isn?t working either ? engineering needs a rebrand that shows how valuable and exciting the subject really is Continue reading...

There is broad agreement that we need universities to expand and diversify their role, so why are we allowing the Research Excellence Framework to force them all into the same mould?...

Today?s students will struggle to flourish as tomorrow?s citizens if they are saddled by debt ? and Labour is yet to make this point Continue reading...

The charismatic conductor may get his way with a new concert hall, but classical music?s problems lie elsewhere, in Britain?s music education funding Continue reading...

State subsidies for nurseries are a common good ? no different from the principle behind free state schools Continue reading...

I don?t want children in my realm to feel like I did at school. Learning to manage emotions and navigate real life is the way to stay out of institutions in later life Continue reading...

When university staff report a mental health problem, many institutions are unsympathetic and fail to recognise it as a legitimate illness Continue reading...

What?s really happened is that fewer men ? not more women? are studying for PhDs, new US research reveals Continue reading...

Dance, drama and design are not luxuries; they are vital components of the UK economy, and investment in them will only boost our national wealth Continue reading...

Simply doubling the size of popular schools is unlikely to raise wider standards ? any more than it makes hospitals more effective or police forces more efficient Continue reading...

Comics have a long and rich history, but it?s only now that courses and research are laying proud claim to the discipline Continue reading...

Spain is making chess compulsory in schools but even as an avid player, I can?t quite endorse the lofty claims made for it Continue reading...

The final salary scheme has to give way, but this creates an equality issue: many of the worst affected will be women Continue reading...

Ed Miliband is right to take a stand on class sizes ? overcrowding creates a poor learning environment and drives teachers out of the profession Continue reading...

Tax relief on pensions for higher earners would be cut to pay for Labour?s plan to reduce university tuition fees from a maximum of

A free school facing closure this Easter after inspectors rated it ?inadequate? is considering legal action to fight the move.

The scene is more reminiscent of a Strictly Come Dancing set than a science classroom.

A new wave of grammar schools should give children three chances at passing their entrance exams, the Tory grandee calling for the end of the ban on selective state schools has told...

Secondary school pupils are being

Chris Husbands has high ambitions for the festival that London University's Institute of Education is hosting this weekend.

Belle McLoughlin is enjoying her first year of "big school". She started in the reception class in September and loves learning and making new friends. But Belle is already five-and-a-half...

The cost of school uniforms is leaving hundreds of thousands of children at risk of bullying and embarrassment because they are sent to school in ill-fitting clothes or sent home for...

Ed Miliband has pledged to move the arts ?to the heart? of a Labour government with the creation of a permanent committee overseen by the Prime Minister himself and a guarantee that...

A claim that standards in London schools only soared as a result of the capital?s ethnic mix is dismissed in research released today.

Pressure is building within the Labour party to drop any idea of cutting student tuition fees to

One in four academies have seen their headteachers depart during the past year ? prompting fears of a leadership recruitment crisis, according to finance experts.

To a conference of those opposed to academies and free schools and news that, in Sweden ? the first country to introduce the controversial programme ? they now have to hire qualified...

It took Sally Coates a while to decide whether to take on the challenge of turning Burlington Danes Academy around. After all, she was happy in her role as head of the Sacred Heart...

When Markus Persson began to code Minecraft one weekend in 2009, he imagined a game without levels, story or points set in a vast, free virtual world, the future of which would be...

A controversial trust set up by a south London academy school is facing an official investigation into whether there has been ?misconduct or mismanagement? of its affairs.

One of the UK?s leading headteachers lifts the lid today on the ?underhand? tactics used by many schools to get round curbs on selecting pupils.

The Raspberry Pi is the best-selling computer ever made in Britain, with 5 million of the tiny machines being sold since it was launched less than three years ago.

More British students could head out to Munich, Montpellier or Milan after the university admissions service changed the rules about applications to European Universities.

Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, acts after it emerges that Choukri Ellekhlifi, a contemporary of Mohammed Emwazi at Quintin Kynaston academy, was killed fighting with terrorists...

When is a grammar school not a grammar school? Eleanor Doughty looks at the former direct-grant schools that retain their commitment to access

A leading headmaster will warn that 'soft skills' developed by studying the arts are being ignored in favour of an "overly utilitarian vision of education"

More than half a million children are due to find out where they have a secondary school place. Some parents have gone to extreme lengths to get their children into the best schools

The Labour leader pledges to cut tuition fees from

Ed Miliband is due to set out his party's plan to cut student fees to

Forget the Olympic spirit, playing sport doesn't make you good - but music and drama does

Westminster University puts off lecture by Sheikh Haitham Al-Haddad following unmasking of Isil militant as Mohammed Emwazi, a former student

The Labour leader is expected on Friday to unveil the party's plans to cut annual tuition fees for students in England at an event in northern England.

Lord Baker, the former Conservative education secretary, has warned that technical subjects are being "squeezed out" of schools leaving a generation of children without vital skills

JCB Chairman, Lord Bamford, tops a new rich list of the 40 wealthiest former apprentices, including Jamie Oliver, Eric Clapton and Ozzy Osbourne

Watchdog warns universities to double their intake of poorer students in the next five years

The business, enterprise and energy minister said it should be "the norm" for school leavers to progress either to university or on to an apprenticeship

National Council for Teaching and Leadership finds Ruth Vaughan, 26, guilty of unacceptable professional conduct

A teaching union has called on Ofsted to scrap school ratings insisting they are not fit for purpose

House of Lords committee questions whether free childcare is good enough to improve children's chances in life and says more should be done to promote "home learning"

Nicola Sturgeon announces new move to improve leadership in Scotland's schools as she seeks to close the gulf between state schools in the poorest and wealthiest areas.

Business leaders have called for an increase in opportunities for qualified international graduates to remain in the UK following graduation

Esther Okade, from Walsall, is finding time between playing with her dolls to study a maths degree with the Open University

Children should learn 'proper tackling technique' instead of wearing skull caps and shoulder pads, says former England captain Mike Tindall

After 25 years in state schools, Denise Gould moved into private education. She dispels myths around perfect pupil behaviour, sector rivalry and easy timetables Continue reading...

Labour could find better ways to spend billions on the young and disadvantaged Continue reading...

Why do students at some universities manage to complete their PhDs long before those at others? Jessica Shepherd reports Continue reading...

Ed Miliband challenged David Cameron and Nick Clegg last night to pledge that they will not raise tuition fees beyond

Schools should be more sophisticated about the way they teach British values, Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt said yesterday. Too many just rely on sticking up pictures of...

Girls should start careers lessons from the age of seven to encourage them to become more ambitious, Labour?s shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt said yesterday.

Tories and Lib Dems argue over proposed free speech guidelines at centres of learning in wake of claims about former Westminster University student Mohammed EmwaziA coalition row about...

Staff back student and global calls for fossil fuel and arms trade divestment in open letter to vice-chancellor before crucial funding deadline Continue reading...

Energy secretary says he would block policy if party is in coalition after election, in sharp contrast to Lib Dem 2010 pledge to abolish fees altogether Continue reading...

All schools in England should have a teacher trained to give high-quality careers advice, particularly to poorer pupils, says a charity.

Measures to protect children's health should be put at the forefront of the general election, say doctors.

The Conservatives accuse Vince Cable of trying to water down a ban on "hate preachers" in English universities to protect free speech.

How Kent 's grammar school debate may reflect a wider picture.

Why are people getting better at intelligence tests?

As fewer parents now feel the need to sign up for free school meals, primary headteachers see their pupil premium funding slipping awayIt?s six months since headteacher Emma Payne...

Increasing competition may leave many disappointed as parents, including the prime minister, await emails about whether their child achieves place of choiceMore than half a million...

Too many exclusions involve children from minorities, with problem pupils jettisoned in schools? race for ratings, says Communities Empowerment Network A significant number of schools...

Jo Shuter speaks out as government orders investigation into academy after reports that two other pupils went on to become Islamist fighters Continue reading...

Almost two-thirds of Britons surveyed want ban on junk food TV ads until after 9pm, while three quarters want more to be done to help pregnant women cut down on risky behaviour such...

As 11-year-olds across the country receive secondary school allocations, Oliver Beach offers advice on what to do if you don't get first preference

Almost a third of families in London did not get their first choice of secondary school as the population surge reaches secondary level.

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a high school in Mariupol where students are taking lessons in Ukrainian patriotism.

How should FE students be funded?

We reveal which universities made the shortlist for their excellent initiatives across all 14 categories University awards: who is higher education?s most inspiring leader? University...

Schools now have a legal duty to prevent young people from being drawn to terrorism. Here are five key points every school leader needs to know about the new legislationThe Counter-Terrorism...

Shadow education secretary plans to establish independently administered fund to advise teachers on treatment of most talented children Continue reading...

Camerons among families awaiting offer as figures show intense competition for school places in urban areas Continue reading...

When teachers need a salary top-up Continue reading...

Universities face threats to their part-time, postgraduate and international student numbers, but these issues have been pushed down the agenda Continue reading...

You?d think people would be thrilled about the cost of education coming down or a mansion tax. Not a bit of it ? what a difficult bunch we are to please Continue reading...

Conservative lawmakers doubling down on discrimination policies with religious ?conscience protection? as workers and students fear ?for their very lives? Continue reading...

Tests are aligned to Common Core standards adopted by 43 statesCritics say the exams distract from real learning, add stress and waste resources Continue reading...

Former secretary of University of Westminster?s LGBT society says complaints about speakers booked by Islamic society were not treated seriously enough Continue reading...

From flour-stained celebs to the People?s Strictly Come Dancing, Comic Relief celebrations are in full flow. Here?s how to get charity tins rattling in school Continue reading...

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According to research by online magazine Spiked 80% of universities have restrictions on free speech ? from banning sombreros to excluding the Sun Continue reading...

Nearly half of parents in some parts of the country have had their first choice of secondary school rejected, with families in inner cities faring the worst.

Tens of thousands of children lose out in scramble for secondary school places on 'national offer day'

Teachers, councillors and social workers in England and Wales who fail to protect children from sexual exploitation could face up to five years in jail under proposals being unveiled...

Local authorities are struggling to house some of the most disturbed children because of a shortage of places in secure children's homes.

In the runup to the general election we?re giving readers the chance to grill the main schools spokespeople. Second in our series is the Lib Dems? David LawsDavid Goldfinch, Folkestone,...

Creative careers have traditionally been seen as hard to break into, but doors are opening for students with talent Continue reading...

The government?s plan to criminalise social workers, teachers and care staff if they turn a blind eye to child abuse will only result in defensive practice Continue reading...

What would you like to ask Paul Nuttall, the UK Independence party?s education spokesman? Tweet or email us your questions now for our readers? interview Continue reading...

The public seems to have accepted that you and your advisers can decide what constitutes a suitable education. As a result, you are doing whatever you want Continue reading...

Exam regulator is scrapping lab work despite protestations from the scientific community and ?deeply frustrated? education minister Nicky Morgan Continue reading...

The Government has been accused of helping indoctrinate children with pro-military values through a new schools pack aimed at promoting the armed forces.

More than 40 schools across counties Londonderry and Tyrone are closed as snow and ice made travel treacherous.

What would you recommend an Oxbridge candidate to read? What would your students say about you? We explore the questions independent school headteachers ask at interview Continue reading...

Part-time student numbers have collapsed as older, less privileged learners become victims of university commercialisation Continue reading...

For a university feminist initiative to be progressive, it needs to take account of the variety of ways in which women experience oppression Continue reading...

Of the estimated 4,500 undocumented Dreamers who graduate high school every year in New York state, only 5-10% go to college. The reason: lack of access to financial aid. Monica Sibri,...

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State secondary schools in England are not doing enough to stretch the most able students, Ofsted says.

University feeds 270,000 taking refuge from Boko Haram

But new research challenges regulator?s claims about bright children, saying most children do not follow linear paths for attainmentTalented pupils are too often set ?ridiculously easy?...

University and College Union research uncovers pay rises of more than 10% for some vice-chancellors, resulting in salaries that ?would amaze staff and students? University heads took...

From developing new skills to helping those in need, there are lots of good reasons for students to get involved in volunteering Continue reading...

Not everyone will secure pupillage within the existing time limit. Some students believe this is unfair Continue reading...

This is the party that wants to encourage aspiration, but its methods are just the old ways polished up as new Continue reading...

Device can detect when it?s being dropped, bounced, kicked and shaken, with 6-10 year-old children coding games on its companion iPad app Continue reading...

Children of Chinese origin, whether rich or poor, do incredibly well in school ? but hardly any studies have been done to find out why Continue reading...

With a growing need for skilled recruits, graduates can look forward to a career that's interesting and well-paid, finds Julie Henry

Parents of summer-born children are being told they could miss a year of secondary school if they delay their start at primary, MPs are told.

A teacher describes how the death Trayvon Martin made ger scrap her lesson plan and work on something more relevant with students Continue reading...

Mayor Bill de Blasio makes Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr official days off for the city?s 1 million schoolchildren in ?a change that respects the diversity of our city? Continue reading...

India is no longer considered a poor country and yet many children do not receive a good education. Rachel Williams reports? In pictures: education in India Continue reading...

Last weekend saw the end of the 11th annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month, led by the LGBT equality group Schools Out. Across the country, we've seen exciting work...

Exclusive: Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs says there is no evidence just telling children about drugs decreases the likelihood of addiction and questions funding

The New Model In Technology & Engineering, Hereford, the first new university in Britain in 30 years opens its doors to engineering, technology and science students in 2017. Fees, courses,...


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