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Don't leave compromising holiday snaps on Facebook, teachers warned in cyberbullying crackdown

Education Secretary warns teachers not to leave private photographs on view, as she tells headteachers to protect staff from abusive parents and pupils


A marking ban by academics angry at plans to change their pensions could be called off next week after the two sides agree talks.

The UK Youth Parliament is meeting in the House of Commons, as MPs offer proposals to increase political participation and turnout in elections.

A robot is helping Danish children with autism and other developmental disorders to learn and develop communication skills, teachers say.

Listen to highlights of the day that the UK Youth Parliament took over the House of Commons.

Magazine editor Luca Desiata, and professor of Classics Eleanor Dickey, speak about Latin puzzles.

University unveils plans for government-backed bond issuance and borrowing of nearly

Schools watchdog publishes revised inspection report into Bury St Edmunds school without mention of dangers of extremism Continue reading...

There is no one recipe for chilli con carne. Feel free to experiment by adding your own extra special something but make sure its not a cigar... Continue reading...

The European Space Agency made history this week by landing a robotic probe on a comet. Heres a roundup of top news and resources to help explore the solar system in class Continue...

Everyone knows academic publishing is broken, writes researcher Glen Wright, who explores the creative ways the industry makes money Continue reading...

Liam Nolan, head of the Perry Beeches Academy Trust, Birmingham, suggests that head teachers do not earn enough money, despite criticism over senior leadership pay

Speaking at the Skills Show in Birmingham, the Deputy Prime Minister said that getting more people into apprenticeships was a "priority" for the Lib Dems

A teacher from a leading private school suggests axing English lessons, insisting that children should be allowed to learn language skills "by accident" instead

Language teachers should aim beyond "functional phrasebook competence" and instil a desire for self-expression in pupils, a leading headmistress says.

A school in Luton introduces a new sport to the curriculum, Fitball, with the aim of making school sport more inclusive.

Parents need to trust that as teachers we know what were doing and treat us with the same respect and courtesy that we show to them Continue reading...

Sending one child to private school and one to state, sounds like a recipe for familial resentment; Liat Joshi Hughes explains why it doesn't have to be

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If you cant deal with knowing what the kids have been through, then you cant stay in the job. Deputy headteacher Robin Jones-Ford on working in a special school Continue reading...

Six subjects and a stable syllabus - no wonder many schools are finding the International Baccalaureate appealing, says Nick Morrison

Teachers should not be friends with their pupils and must avoid connecting with them online, according to new, official advice issued on Monday.

There are more than 10,000 students from the UK at university in the US, up by 8% on the previous year.

The headmaster of Eton College, Tony Little, is to take up a new job with an international Dubai-based chain of independent schools.

The chairman of the Commons education select committee, Graham Stuart, says schools in England are failing to teach children about the dangers of online abuse and trolling.

As students round the country prepare for a national anti-austerity protest, we look at the way government cost-cutting is targeting the young Continue reading...

Record numbers of UK students are choosing to take up places at US universities.

New research shows that more than 10,000 bright British students now study at universities in the United States, attracted by liberal arts degrees and generous bursaries

Anti-bullying policies appear to be having an effect, with thousands fewer pupils being bullied than 10 years ago, according to research.

A group of noisy Manchester students have their games console and surround sound speakers seized by police after complaints from residents.

A boarding house at an independent school in Worcestershire is evacuated while an Army bomb squad checks the safety of a World War One shell.

A committee of MPs has said schools in England are not doing enough to tackle cyberbullying and online abuse.

Internet trolling has become a growing problem in recent years, but is enough being done to teach children about online abuse?

Blaming Alan for Boris's backing Continue reading...

TV physicist urges government to capitalise on excitement over comet landing and enable children to become top scientistsLive Q&A: professor Brian Cox answers your students? questions...

It?s not just pigs, the onomatopoeia we apply to most animal sounds varies delightfully across different tongues. What does this reveal about our relationship with language? Continue...

As Anti-Bullying Week gets under way, here?s our guide for teachers on how to encourage inclusion and respect in your classroom Continue reading...

Teachers, do your students have a question for Brian Cox? Join us on Friday 21 November at 11.15am when the TV scientist will discuss scientific discoveryBrian Cox: Rosetta mission...

Alice JonesThey say that school exchanges are there to open you up to new experiences but, aged 14, in the small town of Pushkin in Russia, I found my limit. It had been a baffling...

Research published by the Department for Education suggests that schoolchildren are more 'sober' than those a decade ago but spend less time socialising with friends

Speaking to the Telegraph, Sue Freestone says that education should be put back in the hands of the teaching profession who are "trained to do the job well"

The funding system of tuition fees and student loans for England's universities is not financially sustainable in the long term, says an independent commission.

Schools should bring back overseas exchange trips to boost language learning and give pupils a taste of life abroad, says the British Council.

Forensic archaeologists begin sifting through the ashes of the fire-damaged Mackintosh Library at the Glasgow School of Art.

A council's failure to respond to a damning report on the Trojan Horse scandal is labelled "astonishing" by Sir Michael Wilshaw, the head of Ofsted.

Equality Challenge Unit figures reveal a dismal picture for female academics with the continued dominance of men in the sector Continue reading...

Students from around the country will march through central London tomorrow to call on politicians to scrap tuition feesRead more: how austerity cuts have hit young people Continue...

Surprising consensus among cross-party Higher Education Commission that funding is unsustainable, says co-chair Continue reading...

Schools, students, exam boards and universities aren?t ready but the change to ?one-shot? exams is happening anyway Continue reading...

As we anxiously await the results we should remember what these assessments have made us strive for Continue reading...

Long-term consequences of government?s changes to funding of England?s universities called into question by influential thinktank Continue reading...

Whether a joyful summer away from the prying eyes of parents, or a tedious fortnight in a dreary provincial town, foreign exchanges have been a rite of passage for generations of British...

The current university funding system is unsustainable because of the high number of students who will never be able to afford to pay off their loans after graduating, according to...

A study by the Higher Education Commission says that teachers and health managers may ultimately miss out on mortgages under the new system of

A British Council report finds that concerns over health and safety are leading to a decline in the number of pupils staying with host families as part of twinning holidays

Controversial headteacher Rory Fox is back in news for tough approach to tackling behaviour issues with his pupils ? and staff Continue reading...

Forensic specialists look for treasure amid the debris after the catastrophic fire that destroyed an art nouveau gem Continue reading...

Quechua dates back to the Incas and is spoken from Colombia to Chile. We speak to a specialist in Quechua about the fight to preserve the 2,000 year old language Continue reading...

Recent research shows that teachers in independent schools are working longer hours for little extra pay. So how does this compare with the state sector? Continue reading...

Nearly 80% of professors are men, while just a fifth of vice-chancellors are women, says study that bemoans slow progress in reducing inequality Continue reading...

A drawing school has become the first artistic establishment to be given royal status for more than half a century, placing it on the same level as some of Britain?s most revered institutions....

Sir Michael Wilshaw, the chief inspector, says that pupils should transfer between schools at the age of 14 depending on their academic ability or aptitude for practical skills

Mr Salmond steps down as First Minister by unveiling a taxpayer-funded commemorative stone inscribed with a quote from him promising no university tuition fees.

Thousands of students from more than 40 universities are expected to take part in a national demonstration in London tomorrow

Vulnerable children in England are at risk of sexual exploitation because of failings by councils, the children's services watchdog Ofsted warns.

A teacher who "gave in to temptation" and pursued a secret affair with a teenager had sex with her in empty classrooms, a court hears.

Live coverage as thousands of students are expected to march through central London calling for free higher education and an end to austerityShare your photos, videos and stories via...

Are you taking part in the demonstration for free education? Share your experiences via GuardianWitness Continue reading...

Forensic archaeologists have begun sifting through the ashes of the fire-damaged Mackintosh Library at the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland. The library, one of the world?s finest examples...

Decentralising forms of financial support may harm access and increase inequality, says Gill Wyness Continue reading...

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Our demonstration is about more than just tuition fees, it?s about the very principles that guide our education system Continue reading...

It turns out that those maths classes only come in handy when you?re cornered by a camera 35 years later Continue reading...

Misrepresentation is the enemy of serious thought: the idea that all difficult and complicated things can only be discussed in private is defeatist and damaging Continue reading...

A Church of England school in east London is expected to be put into special measures, following concerns about a sixth-form Islamic Society.

Police make 11 arrests during clashes with campaigners demonstrating against tuition fees, student debt and spending cuts in central London.

The national school for deaf children, Donaldson's in Linlithgow, is ordered to make improvements following an unannounced inspection.

Should they go higher or lower?

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to say seven schools in Tower Hamlets must take more action to protect students Continue reading...

Organisers said 10,000 protesters joined Wednesday's anti-tuition-fee march, the largest mobilisation of students since mass protests in 2010. The demonstration was mostly peaceful...

Organisers say 10,000 joined march, which saw NUS offices daubed with paint after it refused to back protest Continue reading...

Britain?s population may be diverse but is it a proud or a prejudiced nation? Continue reading...

Teachers, who have been in the profession for more than two decades, reflect on how the stresses and strains of the job have changed? What makes great teaching? ? expert viewsTalk to...

The high fee, high debt approach has run its course. This mess can be fixed without increasing public spending or lowering standards Continue reading...

One of the country?s most successful inner-city state schools is to be failed by inspectors for neglecting to safeguard its pupils from extremism in an echo of the Birmingham ?Trojan...

For three nights last week, London?s Royal Albert Hall gave a platform to Britain?s most talented school musicians and singers.

Riot police clashed with student protesters today as campaigners attempted to break into Conservative Party headquarters in central London.

Tensions flared between police and protesters after a central London march against tuition fees and student debt turned hostile

Thousands of students are marching on Parliament in central London over high tuition fees and student debt

Parents angered after Lincolnshire primary school marked down by inspectors for not having enough black or Asian children

Hundreds of students dodge police and tear down metal barriers to gain access to square in protest at high tuition fees and student debt

The Association of Colleges is calling for new rules that give elderly people the right to hand their free bus passes to hard-up teenagers to enable them to get to college

The changes to A-levels and AS-levels in England are so confusing that the government should write to every school to explain them, says Labour's Tristram Hunt.

Government to present vision for improving what schools can offer children with mental health conditions Continue reading...

Test your knowledge of higher education salaries ? from fat cat pay to zero-hours contracts Continue reading...

Whether it's computer code or Sanskrit, our brains benefit from having to work harder, says Nicholas Ostler

Nick Gibb, the Schools Minister, says that an 'anti-textbook' culture in English schools is leaving pupils in this country lagging behind peers in top-performing nations

A study finds that large numbers of children are not being taught about the Bible, Koran or Torah, with many teachers admitting they lack confidence around sacred texts

Sir John Cass's Foundation and Red Coat Church of England school placed in special measures for failing to monitor the activities of an Islamic society set up by sixth formers at the...

Textbooks should be upgraded and returned to their rightful place in the English classroom, says education minister Nick Gibb.

The threat of industrial action by lecturers over changes to university staff pensions is suspended.

A charity is to give away 2,000 Talking Book audio computers to some of Ghana's poorest communities after securing funds from Unicef and ARM.

Sir John Cass secondary praised by teachers as school downgraded on safeguarding issues Continue reading...

MRI scans show Chinese babies adopted by French-speaking Canadian families retain ?unconscious? knowledge of their mother tongue Continue reading...

Pearls of wisdom will only take new teachers so far ? the classroom will be the real testRead more stories on our Studying education hub Continue reading...

I?m delighted that the gap is now at its narrowest, and we are looking to education and business ? and men ? to bring it to zero Continue reading...

Almost two-thirds of LGBT people in schools have experienced homophobic bullying - or hate crimes as these incidents would be called were they to occur off the playground ? this year.

An American fraternity chapter, whose members have been accused of making rape jokes in meetings on campus, is under investigation

Pupils at six east London schools are "vulnerable to extremist influences and radicalisation", Ofsted's Sir Michael Wilshaw says after snap inspections.

Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.

Grammar school pupils in the 1980s were no more likely to gain degrees from "elite" universities than comprehensive pupils, research suggests.

One of the leading children's publishers, famed for its classic Peter and Jane reading scheme, is to drop gender branding from its books.

A Church of England school previously graded outstanding is expected to be put into special measures over concerns about a sixth-form Islamic society.

Space agency plans Mars mission with plastic bricks

Education secretary urged to act with urgency following Ofsted inspections of six independent Muslim schools and a state secondary Continue reading...

Many universities have secondary campuses miles from their main sites. Are students based on them missing out? Continue reading...

Guardian columnist to become ?leader and champion? of Cambridge college in October 2015 Continue reading...

Preoccupied with research and snobbish about industrialists in overalls, university departments no longer recognise their responsibility to produce the next generation of engineers...

After the 2008 crash, the most sensible reform would have been to make the financial system more like education, not vice versa Continue reading...

Michael Gove?s decision to ditch modular GCSEs and A-Levels for sudden death exams gives struggling pupils ?no second chance? in the exam system, according to a leading independent...

Grammar schools are no more successful than comprehensives at getting their pupils into elite universities, according to new research.

Sir Michael Wilshaw says he is 'extremely concerned' about large number of failings in each of six independent schools inspected in Tower Hamlets, east London

A study of 7,700 people finds being bright is not necessarily enough to get a degree from a top university

Reports due to reveal "serious concerns" over extremism following Ofsted's investigations into seven Tower Hamlets schools investigated over the Trojan Horse scandal

Around 60 Chinese maths teachers come to Britain, to try to pass on some of the techniques which have helped Chinese pupils come top of global league tables.

James Dyson tells the BBC it is important to keep engineers in Britain to produce hi-tech exports, as he announces a

Pupils at six east London schools are "vulnerable to extremist influences and radicalisation", Ofsted's Sir Michael Wilshaw says after snap inspections.

Chinese maths teachers brought into English primaries

'I was bullied because I'm disabled'

Books accepted on eighth attempt after disagreements over portrayal of Moses, Islam, and Ronald Reagan Continue reading...

Ofsted orders east London schools to change or face closure amid concerns that pupils are not being taught British values Continue reading...

Argyll and Bute council backtracks on decision that caused nine-year-old pupil Martha Payne to cease blogging Continue reading...

The Jamiatul Ummah Islamic faith school in Tower Hamlets has been condemned as inadequate ? but I did OK after going there Continue reading...

Unlikely disciplines can inspire each other, as with Newton?s analogy between the colour spectrum and the musical scale Continue reading...

Pupils at six Muslim independent schools could be ?vulnerable to extremist influences and radicalisation?, Chief Schools Inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has warned.

Tommie Rose is raising money to go to study business, but school bosses say the 'black market' tuck-shop breaches healthy-eating guidelines

Speaking to the Telegraph ahead of his departure, John Newton, head of Taunton School, says fast change and the focus on grades are raising "Generation Unhappy"

Peter Stanford visits the school that was marked down for being 'too British' by Ofsted

It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.

Missed trainee targets could lead to larger class sizes, Labour warns Continue reading...

Better sex education, more understanding and openness are vital Continue reading...

University students do not believe they are being challenged enough in their studies, according to a new report by the consumer watchdog Which?

Bright girls from poor backgrounds are falling behind in class as cash to raise standards is concentrated on boys, it is claimed today. Research into school spending reveals that boys...

A study from Which? raises major concerns over value for money at British universities following the imposition of

What can a group of teenage girls from two very different schools teach us about privilege, ambition, feminism and other things besides?

Edinburgh University says it wants to see 50 per cent of places go to students from outside the UK as figures show institutions are increasingly reliant on foreign fees

Telegraph View: Any potential radicalisation in Tower Hamlets schools needs to be confronted - and it's not C of E schools we should be worried about.

Ofsted?s rush to tackle extremism in education is symptomatic of a political frenzy born of hatred. Continue reading...

In our recent Witness assignment we asked you to share a picture of an everyday item and tell us what it is called in your home language. From ?cup? in Welsh to ?love? in Bulgarian,...

When it comes to open days, many universities run talks aimed at parents. But students don?t always want them thereRead more about parents of students here Continue reading...

Young people want to know about jihadism ? and it?s better that they inquire about it openly, in schools, than elsewhere Continue reading...

Making sure schools fit their students for the society they will live in is part of the inspector?s job Continue reading...

Nigel Lashbrook, head of prestigious boarding school, calls on teachers to encourage rebellion among their pupils

Leading names in the music industry are calling on the Government to change Ofsted rules to ensure schools offer outstanding music provision


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