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.

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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...

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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...

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

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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

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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...

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

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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.

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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

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

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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

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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...

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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.

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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,...

Girls still lack confidence in pursuing high-paid careers in science and technology, even when their school results are as good or better than boys, says an international study.

Head teachers warn the overhaul of the exam system is likely to cause significant problems for schools.

OECD study suggests school performance could be boosted by parents encouraging girls to consider careers involving subjects such as engineeringGirls ?lack self-confidence? in their...

Research and Information on State Education says regulation alone will not ensure that schools have a diverse intakeTinkering with school admissions rules in England is unlikely to...

Check out the gorgeous video made by children from Hexthorpe primary school in Doncaster ? which has just won

Nothing can prepare you for the shock of losing someone you love. But universities ought to know how to take care of a grief-stricken student Continue reading...

Urinal at University of the West of England can generate electricity to power indoor lighting, which Oxfam says show potential for use in refugee camps Continue reading...

For this year?s World Book Day we?re asking teachers about the books they love to introduce in the classroom@GuardianTeach Percy Jackson and the lightening thief, Holes, George's marvellous...

Plans for the UK?s first newly built university for three decades will be unveiled today ? specialising in engineering and aiming for women to comprise half of all its students and...

It was, according to judge and children's author Jessica Souhami, simply a "brilliant concept". The winner of the Children's Bookshow annual story competition for the under nines ?...

OECD study shows UK has biggest science gender gap of any major developed country

Palestinian groups called for a homework sheet asking pupils to give examples of Palestinian 'terrorist activities' to be withdrawn

Teachers are more lenient in their marking of girls' schoolwork, according to an international study.

An international study challenges gender stereotypes in school

How are you celebrating World Book Day? Here?s our round up of the best-dressed teachers getting into character Email us more pictures of your fancy dress hereWorld Book Day 2015 ?...

Young unemployed people to take part in programme teaching skills such as web design and short video editing Continue reading...

Leaving enterprise education until university is too late, says a university lecturer Continue reading...

Multilingual comedian Eddie Izzard on making people laugh in another language, human sacrifice, and why comedy will never be the same again Continue reading...

Why spending time playing video games instead of doing homework could help boost teenagers' grades

Science is being squeezed out of English primary schools, with a third not providing the recommended two hours of teaching a week, research suggests.

Headteachers warn about volatility after exam changes, a charity accuses schools of illegally expelling students and gifted pupils aren?t challenged enough Continue reading...

Jokes have their place ? but too many and you lose respect; too vicious and you abuse your power. One teacher got it very wrong Continue reading...

Young people are struggling with the cost of renting ? and many see home ownership as a pipe dream Continue reading...

Join us on Wednesday 11 March 5.30pm to 7.30pm to share ideas and advice about making the most of extra-curricular groups in schools Continue reading...

Students from London Metropolitan University, who face being removed from the UK, protest over the UK Border Agency's ban on the university accepting non-EU students. Nigerian Dean...

Debates over practical work in school science have been hijacked by a scientific elite who seem uninterested in the evidence and expertise of practitioners?Ofqual sounds the death knell...

Dramatic expansion of controversial schools programme proposed by prime minister in speech, seen by the Guardian, drafted for Monday Continue reading...

The 11+ test is pointless, says Georgia, 13, but many parents see it as a route to success in a county where secondary schools are selective Continue reading...

When Grace fled South Sudan, she refused to give up on her dream to be a doctor. But with refugee numbers soaring and camps at breaking point around the world, millions of children...

There is a straightforward reason why Britain?s exam board should rethink its decision to scrap the Polish A-level Continue reading...

Stress-timing and meters aren?t merely the stuff of poetry ? their everyday use in conversation and song reveals a fundamental pattern in language skills Continue reading...

The first issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society was published 350 years ago today, and established a new model for publishing scientific, medical, academic and scholarly...

For many professions, on-the-job training is a far better route into work than university ? and you won?t be out of pocket Continue reading...

As a New York primary school abandons all homework, how much time at home should be spent on homework?

? or Haltwhistle? Or Rochdale? If our MPs do go into exile, they should find a spot that moves the centre of political gravity away from the South. But good luck keeping the Shetlanders...

Some school leaders have a lot in common with jellyfish: they?re utterly devoid of a backbone. Teachers must stand tall against their stings? More from Secret Teacher Continue reading...

The Prime Minister describes the "wonderful moment" he found out his 11-year-old daughter had been accepted by The Grey Coat Hospital school in Westminster

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Mike Grenier, an Eton College teacher, discusses why learning is about more than grades and how the slow education movement counters exam production lines Continue reading...

We peek inside the first university to accept female students. Bedford College ? now known as Royal Holloway, University of London ? was founded in 1849 and attracted notable alumni,...

Many consider London to offer the best chance of graduate job success, but shunning the capital and heading north could be a better option Continue reading...

Voces8 is no ordinary choir. It believes in the power of music to enhance lives and is helping schools far and wide. Jake Wallis Simons listens in

Children from the age of 11 in England are to be taught about sexual consent, to help them make "informed choices and stay safe", the government says.

Children from the age of 11 are to be taught about sexual consent under new government plans.

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Around 70m people have so far signed up to Duolingo - the app which applies the language of computers to help students learn a foreign language for free Continue reading...

Gay pupils across the country are being subjected to homophobic bullying at the hands of their teachers, according to research published today.

Pupils are to learn the differences between rape and consensual sex from the age of 11 as part of a drive to equip pupils with the necessary skills for "life in modern Britain".

New teaching materials exploring issues around sexual consent to be introduced in schools next term

The number of free schools in England will more than double to over 900 by 2020, if the Conservatives are re-elected, David Cameron is to say.

An MPs' committee says there are still too few teenagers taking up apprenticeships despite

A further 500 free schools would be opened in England in the next five years under a Conservative government, David Cameron is to pledge.

Figures seen by the BBC suggest asbestos is still present in nearly nine out of ten schools in the UK - higher than previous official estimates.

Ministers back introduction of lessons teaching children importance of consent but expert body says they must be made compulsory in order to achieve resultsThe government?s plans to...

The prime minister would extend Michael Gove?s policy and create 270,000 new places at schools started by parents, charities and teachersA Tory government would open hundreds of new...

Farage?s party isn?t a likely choice for young voters, but it is steadily building support on UK campusesWinning over young voters was never going to be an easy job for Ukip. Last May,...

Judges says Walthamstow academy in east London shows how state-funded schools with religious ethos can be true to themselves and serve communityIt?s morning break, and across the sunny...

Rolling coverage of all the day?s political developments as they happen, including Ed Balls? speech on Tory spending cuts and David Cameron?s speech on education and familyBalls says...

Today?s ?Museum Monday? video tags along with several employees at the University of Oxford?s Museum of Natural History, and provides us with a glimpse of the many, varied, roles of...

Sigma Alpha Epsilon says it is disgusted by footage featuring members of its Kappa chapter at the university participating in racist chant Continue reading...

The influence of students is likely to be felt across the country at the May elections, but where will their votes be most important? Continue reading...

Education Secretary says for-profit model makes her 'very uncomfortable'

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Britain's school's system 'segregated', boosting extremism and stunting children's life chances, study concludes

James Connington talks to three apprentices about career progression, skills, and the financial benefits of choosing this route

David Cameron pledges to expand Coalition's flagship education policy if re-elected as new report claims free schools are driving up standards

A former children's services boss has been sacked after a "botched review" caused the department to "fall apart".

Teacher training is at a "critical turning point" and needs changing, according to a major independent review for the Welsh government.

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Liberal Democrat sources say the Conservatives are refusing to accept recommendations for the main rates of pay for teachersThe Conservatives are blocking a pay rise for teachers, according...

Prime minister announces plans for diverse list of controversial new schools, most of which will open in September 2016Faith schools, specialist provision for children with autism and...

David Cameron announces plans for a diverse list of 49 further new free schools, which are mainly due to open in September 2016. The list includes - all-through schools, which combine...

More free schools have been established in Blackburn than anywhere in the country. We look at two institutions with very different histories Continue reading...

David Boren says Sigma Alpha Epsilon would not be welcome on campus after video emerged of fraternity members chanting racial slurs against black people Continue reading...

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Since leaving No 10, Sarah Brown has campaigned for global health and education. She explains why she has teamed up with a luxury jewellery brand for her current ambitious project Continue...

Announcing the Olivier theatre awards shortlist, actor says removing access to arts education will deny young people life-changing experiences Continue reading...

As the government backs plans to teach sexual consent, we explore what recent research tells us about the nature of young people?s relationships Continue reading...

Savage cuts in adult education funding have left us with an elitist system which fails those who need it most and undermines the government?s own skills agenda Continue reading...

As someone who?s experienced in this field, I know we need to teach children not just what consent is, but what it looks, feels and sounds like Continue reading...

German ambassador to Delhi writes open letter criticising Leipzig University academic for excluding male Indian applicants over sexual violence in country Continue reading...

Ian Rankin and Louise Welsh say school should allow students to study Gregory Burke?s adult-themed military drama Continue reading...

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The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma has been closed and its members suspended after a video surfaced online allegedly showing students chanting about lynchings...

Why do you always remember how to ride a bike? Is a brain really more powerful than a computer? Here?s our guide to teaching all things cerebral in class Continue reading...

Survey shows 90% of school staff have dealt with extreme behaviour in the last year Continue reading...

The proportion of Cambridge undergraduates getting first class degrees has more than doubled in the last 50 years, according to a new analysis which highlights concerns over ?grade...

Governors of 400-year-old Haberdashers School in Monmouth fighting new restaurant just 100 metres away because it would 'dissuade potential parents'

The Prime Minister spoke out amid claims that a decision over whether to open Britain's first 'new' grammar school in 50 years has been shelved until after the election

Ofsted finds social care for children in England is "inadequate" or "requires improvement" in three-quarters of the local authorities it inspected last year.

The Lib Dems say there is a dispute with their Conservative coalition partners over proposed pay rises for teachers.

Children involved in domestic disputes in England and Wales are being held in custody unnecessarily because police feel under pressure to make arrests, a report says.

The Green party has suggested that vice-chancellors? pay be brought in line with the rest of university staff. Many earn more than

Francis Gilbert and Natalie Evans debate the impact of free schools on England?s education system Continue reading...

When university students take on the task of teaching hostel residents to take pictures, both groups are stretched to their limits Continue reading...

For the past five years ideology has trumped children?s needs, says Sir Alan Steer, leaving poorer pupils behind. The priority of the next government must be to treasure the teachers...

The character innovation fund is to make ?awards? to schools and other bodies ? but at least it recognises that children cannot live by exams alone Continue reading...

In our diary: will judicial review scupper minister?s academy plan?; concerns over depth of DfE research; Ofsted accused of ignoring parent complaints Continue reading...

Learning through play shouldn?t just be about demonstrating science as a fun activity but nurturing a deeper engagement ? and this can be easily done Continue reading...

Reduced tuition hours will drop UK down the global education league, experts warn Continue reading...

Sir Michael Wilshaw admits Ofsted inspectors also failed to take sexual abuse allegations seriously enough Continue reading...

With UK tuition fees ready to soar as high as

Going after history classes that don?t teach ?American Exceptionalism? is anything but patriotic Continue reading...

Deana Hall, 53, claims she was unfairly dismissed by Moorland High School, in Lancashire, after taking a group of pupils on a supervised trip to an Indian restaurant

Business secretary tells of mother?s postnatal depression ahead of speech about further education for people with mental health problemsThe business secretary, Vince Cable, has spoken...

Critics claim game aimed at teaching gender equality will confuse children about their sexual identity Continue reading...

University president says two students identified as leading racist chant at fraternity event were dismissed for creating a ?hostile learning evironment? Continue reading...

The name is dying out, and not even Garys Cooper or Lineker seem capable of saving it. Why do parents hate it now, and what can we do about it? Continue reading...

The video of University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon members singing racist chants is yet another example of how the Greek system fosters deadly inequalities Continue reading...

Communities secretary Eric Pickles claims programme ? which works with families with various social problems ? has saved taxpayers

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According to a new study, more than one in 10 secondary school pupils would choose education as their preferred career, despite many having inaccurate salary expectations

David Cameron is to announce a

Children in care 'get a raw deal' and the government is not doing enough to help them, MPs have said in a report.

The skills minister says apprenticeships can take participants "as far as they want to go", despite the "out-dated" attitudes of many parents and teachers.

Emergency plan to help teach Syria's refugees

David Cameron to announce drive to encourage top maths and physics students to go on to become teachersMaths and physics students with strong academic records will be eligible for a...

Doug Lemov believes great teachers are made, not born ? and his ideas are transforming educationThe video does not seem remarkable on first viewing. A title informs us that we are watching...

Students at the University of Oklahoma march in protest over racist chanting that was sung at an event hosted by the the school's branch of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) ? one of the largest...

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A student blogger argues that some UK universities aren?t giving clear enough advice to those doing a year abroad Continue reading...

Unesco report says fivefold increase required to meet proposed education target for poorest countries, under post-2015 sustainable development goals Continue reading...

Students who opt for mathematics or physics degrees could be given

UK universities continue to punch above their weight in terms of their international reputation, suggests a new global table.

Schools in England and Wales are to be given the power to hand top performing teachers a pay rise of up to 2% from September.

Ian Hislop says private-state school gap widening

Hill House in London is found lacking in basic safeguards, with school inspectors reporting serious failures in management and teaching quality School inspectors have handed down a...

As Camden School for Girls ponders dropping the subject due to financial pressures, teachers in its classics department have issued an appeal for help Study of ancient Greek at A-level...

Social sciences can help governments address important social and political challenges, but many academics feel their research is ignoredIn the run up to the general election, we?re...

The council unanimously passes resolution to ?actively fight? antisemitism after apologising for discriminatory questioning of a Jewish student Continue reading...

Under 30s aren?t signing up to governance in the same way they want to be environmental campaigners or trek for charity. Louise Tickle asks why Continue reading...

The deal we have struck with the information society over the extent to which our lives are shaped and our privacy invaded requires urgent renegotiation Continue reading...

Franglais - a mixture of French and English - often uses words that wouldn?t make sense to a native speaker. Hannah Partos gives some tips on navigating some of the more curious French...

Quoting poetry in a science paper does not add to its research, but as the Wellcome Trust book prize reveals, our dry format benefits from well-written ways to gain wider readership...

Dating can be confusing enough in your mother tongue, let alone when your date speaks a foreign language. From dealing with embarrassing mistakes to surviving arguments, Erica Buist...

The Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help introduce the concept of mindfulness to pupils, to help them be calm, focused and creative Continue reading...

You might wonder why Professor Sir Bob Burgess is still racing to and from London on the train, rather than putting his feet up after retiring last year as vice-chancellor of the University...

A town?s primary schools have undergone a remarkable transformation after burying the hatchet between local authority-run schools and academies to work together to improve standards.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says headteachers are to be given powers to issue two per cent pay rises to top performing teachers

Universities in the UK have risen in international rankings published by the Times Higher Education. Check out the full table here

British universities have gained ground in top international rankings, published by the Times Higher Education, with Oxford and Cambridge muscling past big US names

A league table has revealed the top world universities according to reputation, check out the top 12 UK institutions and where they come in the world rankings

Teachers share their wisdom on how to make a good impression while on a teaching placement Continue reading...

Harvard may have topped this year?s list of the best universities worldwide by reputation, but UK institutions Cambridge and Oxford have come in at second and third place, in a growing...

Heartening to see the success of the scheme launched by education charity Future First, and supported by our sister paper, i, to get state school alumni back into their classrooms.

Millie Thompson's parents Joanne and Dan said: 'We are both extremely pleased that the government have listened to our awareness campaign and changes are being made that could ultimately...

Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative MP, will say that the idea that Catholics are being radicalised in state schools is "ridiculous" and "offensive"

The state school in Westminster chosen by the prime minister for his daughter Nancy to attend may have breached the admissions code.

Teaching unions react angrily to the latest pay deal, under which top teachers in England could get rises of up to 2%.

Angry students say their university has broken its own complaints handling rules in its response to a row over an "unfair" economics exam.

Training in paediatric first aid will be compulsory for nursery staff in England under government proposals announced following a baby's death.

The BBC has launched its Make it Digital initiative with new hardware for schools and a raft of coding-based content.

While 82% of teachers say their workload is unmanageable, 97% believe school should be as much about encouraging a love of learning as exam resultsTeachers are overworked, undervalued...

Education secretary signs off 1% salary rise to combat growing recruitment crisis but four out of five prison officers will see no increaseThe education secretary, Nicky Morgan, has...

After a two-year campaign, Oxford University is due to decide whether to rid its

Competitive maths + teenage romance = an intelligent and engaging entertainment Continue reading...

Forensic archaeologists finish 12 weeks documenting, sifting and removing artefacts from Mackintosh library, which was almost entirely destroyed in blaze Continue reading...

Fiona Millar, Jonathan Simons, Richard Adams and Anne Perkins join Tom Clark to discuss free schools and education policy; plus Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem provides a briefing on the...

Washington and Lee University: ?This was a clear case of physical abuse?Hazing is illegal in Virginia and law enforcement has been informed Continue reading...

Social scientists are pandering to politicians rather than engaging in proper debate ? and it?s the public who lose out Continue reading...

?Personal coding device? will be given to one million British schoolchildren in the autumn, with the hope of stimulating their interest in computer programming Continue reading...

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An investigation has been launched into claims that the state school chosen by David Cameron and Michael Gove for their children may have breached strict rules which ban state schools...

Schoolchildren have been repeatedly humiliated by being forced to lie face down on the floor and listen to their head teacher pretending to telephone God to say they have been naughty,...

Radicalisation of youngsters can take place outside the school gates, on the internet and elsewhere, the Education Secretary has said

Parents in Devizes, Wiltshire, complain to Ofsted over 'humiliating punishment' meted out by the headmistress at their children's school

Radical Islamist groups targeted the University of Greenwich when Michael Adebolajo, killer of Lee Rigby, was a mediocre student there, report finds

Professor Angie Hobbs believes just one philosophy class a week would benefit children's intellectual and social development. Naomi Ackerman reports

Ofsted has asked Wiltshire County Council to investigate claims that a primary school head made pupils lie on the floor while she phoned God.

One in 10 UK adults feels unable to end an unhappy relationship because they cannot afford to rent or buy a place of their own, a charity's survey suggests.

With sex education on the political agenda, we asked young people to share their experiences. On topics from LGBT to abortion, here?s what they were taughtIn our new ?Virgin voters?...

This week?s books include three scholarly works: one examines the language of science and how it changed from Latin to English; another probes the rise of online universities; and a...

Reversal of constitutional court?s 2003 ruling hailed as ?good day for religious freedom? Continue reading...

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Top performing teachers could receive 2% pay rise, a new

Top state secondary Grey Coat Hospital School, chosen by David Cameron for his daughter, could be investigated over asking parents for money

Thirty Shanghai teachers have been flown in by the Department for Education in the hope they can raise flagging standards in schools across EnglandLilianjie Lu stands in front of 21...

More than three quarters of students and graduates with a disability feel they will be discriminated against by employers, a survey showsMore than three quarters of students and graduates...

Lobbying by Tory peers has helped the two historic student societies escape from the home secretary?s crackdown on extremism in higher educationThe elite bastions of the Oxford and...

The language of the ancients has informed radicals for more than 2,000 years. It must not be squeezed out of the state school curriculum Continue reading...

Ipso finds against Kentish Gazette and requires it to publish adjudication Continue reading...

Ratio of a circle?s circumference to its diameter has sparked memory contests and even a language ? this year?s celebration of ? is a once-in-100-year occasionHe ate all the pi : Japanese...

?Brush your teeth? is part of the universal parenting phrasebook, but what happens when you have to say it in multiple languages? Lucy Ward takes a look inside three multilingual households...

Peter Francis, former member of an undercover Scotland Yard unit, discloses that he spied on members of five trade unions and apologises unreservedly Continue reading...

Employers might have more say in how funding is spent, but they could also have to foot the bill for a third of training costs Continue reading...

Michael Gove, the former Education Secretary is still driving the Conservatives? education policy rather than his successor Nicky Morgan, according her Liberal Democrat deputy.

The Oxford and Cambridge Unions have secured an exemption from a Government crackdown on extremists being invited to speak to student audiences, it emerged today.

Speaking to the Telegraph, Peter Jones, entrepreneur and star of BBC's Dragons' Den, says it's "incredibly backward" that enterprise isn't on the curriculum

Mental health services, with early intervention for children, will receive extra funding in next week's Budget, Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander says.

A lawyer hired by Sigma Alpha Epsilon to "protect the rights" of its members says the students are afraid to attend classes.

I?m not sure the world is ready for a female Boris Johnson, but there must be room for me, a bright blonde from Tooting who knows how to eat a (vegetarian) bacon sandwich Continue reading...

My husband and I were once ambitious teachers on the promotion treadmill. Now, we?re both taking a pay cut and heading down the career ladder just to reclaim our timeMore from the Secret...

If your first university experience does not work out, battling on or starting again may not be the ideal solution. Eleanor Doughty reports

The Association of School and Colleague Leaders (ASCL) has said recent changes in education have happened too fast, too soon for parents and students to really understand what's going...

Academic heads see 59% pay increase while lecturers decry secrecy at the topA pay increase for university vice-chancellors of nearly 60% in the last two decades cannot be justified...

Assistant head Tanya Douglas on the ethnic and gender diversity gap, underestimating cultural capital and the importance of determinationWhen Tanya Douglas walks into leadership conferences...

Laws meant to ?simplify? support for children with SEN have made things chaotic, and in some cases catastrophic, say families, schools and experts Continue reading...

Research on German soldiers has shown that enlarged breasts are an unfortunate side-effect of gun-toting Continue reading...

A controversial form of testing for four- and five-year-olds ? to be trialled in September before being rolled out nationally next year ? is designed to give teachers an indication...

Vital services that help prepare children with learning disabilities for nursery and school have fallen victim to council austerity cuts.

Experts dismiss the myths that have built up around the application process for Oxford and Cambridge, including the idea that the universities practice positive discrimination

Almost one in five parents said they would give up work if they could not turn their own parents to help with childcare

Nancie Atwell, an English teacher from the US, wins an inaugural competition for the world's best teacher, but pledges to give the prize money to her school.

Tony Blair calls for an "education for open minds" in tackling radicalisation among young people, including in faith schools.

Ukip leader explains his view that immigrants and their dependants would need private education for five years after entering countryThe children of new immigrants coming to Britain...

Dubai-based Varkey Foundation awards prize to Nancie Atwell, from Maine, who developed method to encourage literacy among students Continue reading...

We know that early years intervention works better in the public sector. You can?t monetise everything Continue reading...

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Richard Spencer uses techniques such as experiments, videos, models, role-play, games, poems, songs and dance to make lessons interesting Continue reading...

Charity claims government has underestimated effects of rising birth and poverty rates as it widens eligibility for free childcare Continue reading...

The winner of the first-ever million-dollar Nobel-style award for teaching has pledged to donate the prize fund to a school she founded in 1990.

Schools in the worst-funded areas of England get on average nearly

Children who lead inactive lives are likely to grow up to become middle-aged couch potatoes, a study suggests.

The University of Oxford will decide whether to pull out of its investments in coal and oil sands later.

BBC News went to Southampton University to hear what economics students want from the chancellor in his Budget.

Schools in the worst-funded areas of England receive the equivalent in funding of 40 teachers less than those in the best-funded ones.

Many British students study at universities relatively close to home. As an international student, I wonder whether they may be missing out Continue reading...

A decreasing numbers of state schools now teach ancient Greek A-level, cutting off a vital window into the past for the majority of children Continue reading...

With deadly attacks on schools increasing worldwide, governments are being urged to help save education from the bullet and the bomb Continue reading...

Sexologist says discussion with teenagers about the industry would make them more critical consumers Continue reading...

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Wealthy, ?sharp-elbowed? middle-class parents are manipulating school admissions to win an unfair share of places at the best state schools for their children, according to a new book...

The winner of the first-ever million-dollar Nobel-style award for teaching has pledged to donate the prize fund to a school she founded in 1990.

Tony Little, the headmaster of Eton, says that single-sex education allows students to "be themselves" until later in life, alleviating the need for early sex education

Can issuing students with iPads instead of textbooks make a difference to their education? Rhiannon Williams visits the Danish institutions looking to the future

A growing number of parents are pulling their children out of independent schools and sending them to local state sixth forms in the "mistaken belief" that Oxford and Cambridge practise...

New free schools and academies should be allowed to select on ability, an MP says

The Association of School and College Leaders has warned that the gap in funding across England has resulted in many schools "struggling with insufficient resources"

Hundreds of new homes could be built at a historic university campus in the west end of Glasgow after the 31 acre site was put up for sale.

Each of Wales' 37,600 teachers will be given a "learning passport" to record how they are developing in their jobs as ministers push to raise standards in the classroom.

Families are facing a "postcode lottery" when trying to get special educational needs help for their children, research by BBC 5live Investigates suggests.

University council says it needs to give further consideration to call from student?s union to divest

Public accounts committee chair criticises lack of checks on spending after student loan abuses exposed Continue reading...

Can for-profit organizations offer a ladder out of poor communities? While charities and businesses support private schools, academics are on the fence Continue reading...

Schools mark Shakespeare Week, some more successfully than others Continue reading...

Oxford University is afraid of making what is a simple moral choice. It fears offending the energy companies that fills its coffers directly or indirectly Continue reading...

The history of Roma families in Manchester shows how vital shared education is for community cohesion. We already have too few shared experiences Continue reading...

Following the Peshawar school massacre, the former prime minister explains why he has joined the global struggle for safe schools ? How to teach ... political campaigning Continue reading...

Khajeh Nasir Toosi university dismisses Dr Qasem Exirifard on the grounds that his voice would lead to ridicule in classroom, he tells reformist newspaper Continue reading...

Schools alone can?t teach children skills such as resilience and commonsense. Let?s team them up with that factory for character-building, the Scouts Continue reading...

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Children are in need of ?pretty graphic? sex education from the age of nine to combat the growing pressures of the modern world, Eton headmaster Tony Little has said.

There was a ?worrying and wasteful? lack of collaboration between the numerous inquiries into the ?Trojan horse? schools affair, MPs have warned.

The Education Secretary says that lessons in character are essential to a well-rounded education, while a "narrow focus" on passing exams won't equip pupils with life skills

MPs criticise the "worrying lack of co-ordination" between overlapping investigations into the so-called Trojan Horse affair in Birmingham schools last year.

Mental health services for children and young people in England need a "complete overhaul", says the government.

Government inspectors failed to detect child sexual exploitation in Rotherham because they trusted council staff, a report by MPs says.

Oxford University study finds that poorer students are considerably less likely to study the sort of A-levels that will help them get into leading universitiesBright students from disadvantaged...

A pledge for extra funds for gifted and talented children shows that the party doesn?t have its priorities rightImagine you?re a doctor with a limited budget. You have two options:...

Select committee says agencies were uncoordinated and slow in their response to allegations of extremism in schools, and questions watchdog?s reliabilityOfsted has been sharply criticised...

Here?s what law firms secretly want from a trainee or vacation scheme applicant Continue reading...

Criticism of professors and interference in appointments suggests push to head off repeat of Occupy Central protests Continue reading...

Student campaigners block sexist character played by Daniel O?Reilly, whose ITV2 show was scrapped after footage of rape joke emerged Continue reading...

Late last year, a metastudy was published showing that, since 2000, things are improving for women working in most STEM-based fields, although there are some notable exceptions Continue...

In the runup to the general election we?re giving readers the chance to grill the main schools spokespeople. Third in our series is Ukip?s Paul Nuttall Continue reading...

What would you like to ask the shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt? Tweet or email us your questions now for our readers? interview Continue reading...

Universities need to look hard at whether the taste for a certain style of language discriminates against students who express themselves less formally Continue reading...

The new University of Cambridge Primary School combines cutting-edge design with educational theory. Lucy Ward pays a visit to the school to find out more about this ambitious project...

As a fair wage nation in a low wage region, we should never compete by cutting pay and conditions. Education is our strength ? and we should build upon it Continue reading...

Select committee sharply criticises inspection procedures from 2007 to 2013 in failing to uncover organised child sexual abuse until prompted by the Jay report Continue reading...

We asked some of the UK?s top female academics to share their career highlights, future plans and thoughts on how to overcome gender equality in higher education Continue reading...

In the runup to the general election we?re giving readers the chance to grill the main education spokespeople. First up is the Greens? Samantha Pancheri Continue reading...

Bright children from poor homes should be given ?enrichment vouchers? to encourage them to go on school trips and read for pleasure, says a new report.

500 new free schools,

A school class has built a prosthetic Elsa hand for a six-year-old Frozen fan

The country's best state primary school is embroiled in row with parents over plans to excavate lead and asbestos as part of major refurbishment with children still on premises

Female undergraduates to be admitted to monastic St Benet's Hall but will live on separate site

Obsession with 'appearance and paperwork' blinded inspectors to evidence of sexual abuse, say MPs

Academies are at greater risk of Trojan Horse-style extremism because their autonomy leaves them open to infiltration

Stress levels among teachers in England are 'soaring', with new data showing stress now accounts for most absence save for maternity.

Single-sex schools allow children to retain their "innocence" for longer, the outgoing head of Eton has said.

As schools mark Shakespeare Week, here teachers share some of the great playwright?s most memorable lines. Add your favourites in the comments Continue reading...

Electoral Commission teams up with mobile phone networks to target ?lost? voters before election Continue reading...

David Cameron, like most politicians, has fallen for a fallacy that ignores the fact that children have to want to learn Continue reading...

Students and staff call for a ?new university? movement with greater democratisation of higher education and transparency of finances Continue reading...

Too many kids grow up thinking Shakespeare is boring ? or that they?re ignorant for not enjoying his plays. We need more shows like the Unicorn?s Henry the Fifth Continue reading...

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Language teaching in England's primary and secondary schools is facing "a difficult climate", according to the findings of the Language Trends Survey.

Silicon Valley's Stanford University to start teaching in London

The votes have been counted and verified and we can now reveal the that the winner of our Guardian Students Instagram competition is... Continue reading...

Despite weaknesses in accountability, Ghana?s newly established political system has overseen dramatic improvements in basic services Continue reading...

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To fight a "neurosis" amongst school girls over fat, teachers should get boys to tell girls what they find attractive, says 'Body Wars' author Aric Sigman

Teachers are increasingly finding ways to exempt pupils from the study of language as they face rising pressures to achieve high standards

The chancellor tries to boost research and innovation with plans for loans for postgraduate research students.

Oxford's vice chancellor Andrew Hamilton is leaving to take over as president of New York University.

BBC News School Report is gearing up for its ninth annual News Day, with 30,000 secondary school pupils across the UK making and broadcasting the news.

Australian government bill which would allow universities to set their own undergraduate fees fails in the senate for a second time.

BBC School Reporters take to the water

Five pieces of scientific research that changed the face of medicine.

Universities are transformed into building sites as they battle for extra students, but experts warn some institutions are playing a risky game Almost half of English universities plan...

Find out which universities were awarded for their inspiring projects around employability, student experience and moreSponsored by Leadership Foundation for Higher EducationPaul Blomfield...

Shadow chancellor rebuts claims George Osborne has shot Labour?s fox on university tuition fees, after chancellor pledges to cut lifetime pension cap Ed Balls has guaranteed that Labour...

Forty students used bicycle locks to barricade themselves in central administration room and create ?Free University of London? Continue reading...

A US teacher turned physical education on its head, getting students to put together fitness routines for teachers. He describes how colleagues were put through their paces Continue...

Graduate jobs can be competitive. Join our experts from 1-3pm Wednesday 25 March to get advice on finding graduate work in the third sector Continue reading...

From keeping loneliness at bay and delaying dementia, to reconnecting with your cultural roots, Sarah Johnson speaks to three people to discover the wide benefits of language learning...

Textbook company claimed to hire third party to detect alleged cheatingNew Jersey superintendent after discovery: ?I find it a bit disturbing? Continue reading...

Professor Andrew Hamilton says tuition fees system is out of kilter and higher fees need not be a barrier to access Continue reading...

The cavernous space echoes with voices as we walk down the a vast central passageway. In open areas lining the walkway, young people gather with varying degrees of attentiveness. The...

Children?s prospects could be blighted permanently as politicians squeeze school funding to focus on deficit reduction rather than giving pupils a broad and enriching education, the...

Six lectures using human remains will allow public to 'get under the skin' of the subject

A top London state school wants to invite up to 10 Chinese exchange pupils into its sixth form

A top London state school wants to invite up to 10 Chinese exchange pupils into its sixth form

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has said that loans up to

Growing stress is the leading reason for teachers taking time off work or leaving the profession entirely

An education minister in Argentina has stopped waves of teachers' strikes by giving every teacher his mobile phone number and inviting them to call him with their complaints.

UK applicants to university believe studying alongside foreign students will improve their prospects, a survey suggests

How talking football boosts pupils' confidence

Julia Goodfellow, incoming president of Universities UK, warns that administrative hurdles make students feel unwelcome Continue reading...

With many training places left unfilled, some are concerned the profession has a reputation problem Continue reading...

Loughborough University?s #IAMIN campaign, picked as this year?s winner, created an online buzz during clearing that drew in more high-quality students Continue reading...

The University of Worcester Arena, selected as this year?s winner, is the country?s first indoor sporting facility built with the needs of wheelchair athletes in mind Continue reading...

Coventry University?s Seed project, selected as this year?s winner, gives international students the chance to develop work-based skills Continue reading...

A Nottingham Trent University initiative, selected as this year?s winner, allows students to help reduce the carbon footprint of small businesses Continue reading...

A project at the centre for student entrepreneurship at Cardiff Metropolitan University helps students start up their own business Continue reading...

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama?s new diploma has given learning-disabled adults the opportunity to perform professionally Continue reading...

An informal network set up by the University of Essex brings together lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from across the county Continue reading...

This year?s winner is Plymouth University?s Peninsula dental social enterprise, which is bringing free dental care to people who might not otherwise receive it Continue reading...

The University of Greenwich?s C:AVA project is helping farmers across sub-Saharan Africa out of poverty Continue reading...

The University of Nottingham?s helium recycling hub is helping to preserve a dwindling, but irreplaceable, resource Continue reading...

The door to a job in the world of investment banking has been opened wider by Barclays. It is offering groundbreaking degree-level apprenticeships, open to candidates who may have struggled...

Nearly half of those applying to go to University aren't sure foreign students will improve their employment prospects

Research suggests that nearly two in five parents rely on phone calculators or Google searches when helping their child with maths and science homework

Parents of summer-born babies should get more powers to appeal against decisions on when their children start school.

A group of early-years experts and teachers oppose the introduction of tests for four-year-olds in England.

The BBC News Channel takes a look at the highlights of BBC News School Report Day across the BBC.

Students from Haggerston School in Hackney gave up their social media accounts for a week for BBC News School Report.

Match of the Day summariser Kevin Kilbane went to meet aspiring pundits Sam and Ben from Lancasterian School in Manchester.

It is just seven weeks until the people of the UK go to the polls, but how much do young people know about the upcoming general election and do they care about it?

Students around the world can learn music production and sound engineering in the footsteps of the Fab Four Beatles fans are being offered the chance to follow in the footsteps of the...

With ghost schools, security fears and girls getting left behind, join us from 1-3pm GMT on Thursday 26 March to discuss reforming Pakistan?s education system Continue reading...

After district residents who had lost family members in Afghanistan complained, the school says the pledge will be read only in English Continue reading...

The Guardian?s annual award ceremony recognised the achievements of higher education professionals, here are some highlights from the evening All the award winners in pictures View...

Higher education professionals gathered at the Guardian?s university awards ceremony in London, hosted by comedienne and impressionist Ronni Ancona, to celebrate the most outstanding...

From coding clubs and poetry to outdoor pursuits, we round up the best ideas from our live chat on extracurricular groups in schools Read the live chat in full here Continue reading...

Blomfield, a backbench Labour MP, founded the all-party parliamentary group on students, which has allowed undergraduates to have their voices heard Continue reading...

The University of Hertfordshire?s Active Students programme saw previously sports-shy students try their hands at skiing, golf and other activities Continue reading...

This year?s winner, King?s College London?s Sierra Leone Partnership, developed a strategy that helped save lives in the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone Continue reading...

The Dawn of the Unread project, selected as this year?s winner, generated a spirit of experimentation in students at Nottingham Trent University Continue reading...

This year?s winner, the University of Manchester?s physical chemistry Mooc, offers students the opportunity to use an online virtual laboratory Continue reading...

From videos in Japanese to news in German, language blogger Lindsay Dow recommends her favourite podcasts to keep you motivated and inspired while improving your skills Continue reading...

Parents of children born in summer months should be given new rights to appeal if headteachers and councils try to force them to start school too early, MPs say.

Ministers should give children born prematurely more flexbility to be entered in their first year at school according to their due date, a parliamentary committee has said

A leading US academic in the field of international education has slammed British universities for their obession on rankings

A student at Oxford University has found that a coronation medal was personally designed by Isaac Newton and includes a political message.

The demand for extra school places should be a "golden moment" to open more "innovative" schools, says Labour's Tristram Hunt.

Northern Ireland's largest teaching union is urging employers to stop using short-term arrangements to cover long-term teaching requirements.

Shadow education secretary outlines plans to end Westminster ?alpha male? reform culture and give greater autonomy to teachersA Labour government would end Westminster?s ?alpha male?...

Young people struggle to find help with mental health problems ? there is a lack of understanding and funding, they say Continue reading...

Good news Friday: Cuddly toy sent on a space mission by Ipswich High School for Girls, while students at Milton Keynes College decide to build a plane. Read our weekly good news round-up

Inspecting British values has made life 'difficult' for Ofsted, one of the watchdog's senior officials has said.

A funding crisis in schools in England risks damaging pupils' education, according to a survey of head teachers.

Home secretary also now likely to shelve publication of official counter-extremism strategy until after the general electionThe home secretary, Theresa May, has been forced to drop...

The leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg, tells Phoebe Greenwood that he is not the only politician to have been unable to deliver a promise but accepts that the u-turn over...

Pupils are put under severe mental and physical strain by the ?exam factory? system, so Labour?s pledge to end it is welcome Continue reading...

Doctor who performed first successful penis transplant inundated with requests from around the world to share his expertise Continue reading...

Bright children who lack ?grit? and ?resilience? are more likely to end up with worse jobs and lower salaries than their classmates with good social and emotional skills, according...

For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy.

Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, today announced a multi-million pound fund for the creation of an independent college of teaching led by the teaching profession

Government should "take a step back" and trust teachers to use professional judgment in implementing change, the Association of School and College Leaders has said

Continuous change has made it impossible to tell how well England's schools are performing, a headteachers' conference will hear today.

Durand Academy Trust receives letter from Education Funding Agency expressing ?significant concerns? over business managementAn academy trust once lauded by former education secretary...

The pressure of school is making newly qualified teachers ill. But we can improve things with kindness, understanding ? and maybe some anti-bacterial hand washMore from the Secret Teacher...

Lured by high league table placings, patient children and their parental chauffeurs endure a 50-mile school run every day. Liat Hughes Joshi reports

Calls by head teachers for an independent body to make decisions about the school curriculum have been rejected by the education secretary.

Andrew Hamilton leaves behind Oxford?s prestige to helm a rapidly expanding urban institution whose faculty have show frustrations with his predecessor Continue reading...

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A study has found that suspending children from school for marijuana use is likely to lead to further use of the drug rather than discouraging it.

Elisa Guerra says she set up a school to combat a poor standard of education and asks what can be done in a country where teaching is not always valued Continue reading...

Children from poor backgrounds are still being written off as low achievers by their teachers because of the ?soft bigotry of low expectations?, the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan...

Pupils who learn to slow down and concentrate their fast-growing minds will reap rewards in every aspect of life, says Eleanor Doughty

Taking one A-level in STEM subjects boosts women's pay by

About 300 people are arrested after parents and friends climb walls to pass answers to school students sitting exams in India's Bihar state.

Government policy is credited for the capital?s educational turnaround ? but others say it is the result of more children from aspirational ethnic minority families at its schools Continue...

Healing school has over the last few years become one of the most successful non-selective secondaries in England Continue reading...

Climate scientists at leading universities are joining forces to discuss the basis for a set of principles governing investment in fossil fuels.

Children with learning difficulties are twice as likely to be sexually abused and yet some schools ? or parents ? feel too embarrassed or angry to educate themIt?s quiet in Paul Bray?s...

Teachers, how will you celebrate Easter with your class this year? From bunnies to bonnets, share your snaps and lesson plans with us Continue reading...

Whether you want to write musicals or get into sound design, there?s a course for you Continue reading...

The campaign to counter the narrow-mindedness of university courses is gathering pace because philosophy should investigate all human existence Continue reading...

Imperial College London will open Dyson School of Design Engineering, teaching four year MEng course, in October 2015 Continue reading...

With a wider range of scholarships, a greater number of families can benefit from a reduction in independent school fees, finds Julie Henry

A teaching union generally regarded as the most moderate is to debate taking industrial action over pay, it has emerged.

Newsround's big food survey is out and it tells us all kinds of things about what you think about food.

When talk is not enough for teachers Continue reading...

Nancie Atwell opened the Center for Teaching and Learning 25 years ago to make the classroom a place for ?wisdom and happiness?. Last month her emphasis on student choice and self-expression...

Europe?s language of romance (and pizza) will be vital to the UK over the next 20 years. Here?s how to tackle it in your classroomWhen you think about learning Italian, visions of beaches,...

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Students often find it tough leaving home for the first time but, writes Maddy Potts, it can be even harder going back Continue reading...

The new archbishop of Canterbury is the latest Old Etonian to make it to the top of the establishment. But what is it about the school that makes it such a breeding ground for...

A newly-elected government faces industrial action, which could mean disruption for hundreds of pupils

The small gains made by pupils who did 100 minutes of homework each night were not worth the extra effort, said educational researchers

Government cuts have disproportionately affected disadvantaged children, a cross-party committee of MPs says.

Japan's economic slowdown is making its latest generation of pessimistic jobseekers even more cautious about working abroad, reports Mariko Oi.

Department for Education study will fuel election debate over impact of academies and free schools Only eight out of the 20 academy chains responsible for more than 240 individual schools...

Peter Wilby interviews veteran troubleshooter Mike Tomlinson, midway through his mission to sort out the Birmingham schools scandalWhen schools are in trouble, the person to send for...

Every year the British Council runs a competition to find Britain's best young Mandarin speakers. Those that make it through to the last stage of the competition come to London to compete...

A postgraduate degree could be your passport to success in the world of tourism Continue reading...

Teens have no problem assessing information about sex, yet pregnancy and STI rates remain high. Lessons may have improved, but more still needs to be done Continue reading...

For children to learn to make wise choices in life, PSHE needs good teachers, status in the curriculum, and recognition of the complexity of the challenge Continue reading...

In our diary: academies rush to beat election deadline; school setup advice that may not be the best; Lord Nash still bucks trend on parent governors Continue reading...

The number of girls sports teams in private schools has doubled thanks to top female sporting role models and the staging of high-profile events, like the Olympics

Speaking today, headmaster Richard Harman, will say that pupils are under "more pressure than ever before" and more needs to be done to help as they start university

Independent school pupils in the UK are "leading the way" when it comes to encouraging their pupils to take up sports

A bursar at the University of Oxford will say in a speech that the

The University of Buckingham breached its own regulations in an investigation into possible plagiarism, an independent inquiry has found.

A new campaign - backed by bursaries - to attract more graduates into careers as Religious Education teachers has been launched.

Improvements are being made at three schools in Birmingham school at the centre of the so-called Trojan Horse plot, inspectors find.

Branwen Jeffreys on a campaign to let children learn to think

Academies may not be better at school improvement

London Oratory, which has counted sons of Tony Blair, Nick Clegg and Harriet Harman among pupils, claims education watchdog is endangering its ethosThe religious ethos of one of England?s...

Park View, which was at centre of alleged plot by Muslim extremists to take over state schools in city, to rebrand as Ofsted praises progressPark View academy, the Birmingham school...

Although engagement between scientists and journalists has improved, many pitfalls lie in transferring research findings to the mediaThe Los Angeles Times recently ran the following...

The reception area of the building has been occupied by students opposing planned cuts to foundation courses at the University of the Arts LondonStudents have occupied the reception...

Moving to a multilingual area at first feels like playing a game where everyone knows the rules, apart from you. As a language student however I quickly realised it was the perfect...

From bunny masks to egg painting, here are some quick and easy crafts to get your students and classroom into the Easter spiritShare your ideas, photos and classroom displays with us...

London Oratory found to show bias towards parents who gave three years of practical help to local Catholic church Continue reading...

Imperial College have announced a

A top Roman Catholic comprehensive said altering its faith-based criteria would damage its ethos

Badly-behaved children or students with special needs could be more likely to be expelled under academies because of their freedoms on admissions and exclusions

Adult education and training in England "will not exist by 2020" if the government continues its "swathe of cuts", the Association of Colleges has warned.

Pupils at Pen-y-Dre High School are in shock after the French striker turned up to present a sports award to a pupil.

Accept your to-do list will never end and remember to communicate. Teacher and mother Hayley Earl shares her work-life balance tricks Continue reading...

A group of grammar schools have doubled their admission of disadvantaged pupils in a single year ? by quietly setting a lower 11-plus qualification score for children from disadvantaged...

Prospective university students set on making their millions should sign up for some extra engineering lectures, new analysis has shown

The shortlist for the student nominated University of the Year award has been announced by Whatuni. Is your university in the running?

Professor Lindsay Paterson tells the Scottish Government's Education Bill "won't achieve much" and is "irrelevant" to raising standards.

Further cuts to funding could mean the death of adult education and training in five years

Groups offering mental-health support to children and young people are to receive a multi-million-pound funding boost from April, the government announces.

Strict new rules on taking pupils out of school in term time risk making family holidays a middle-class preserve, a teachers' union has warned.

Academics and students in Canada, the Netherlands and the UK explain why they are taking a stand against their institutionsStudents at University of the Arts, London, took over their...

Educational block-building game set to be distributed to schools in project devised by CultureTECH innovation festival Continue reading...

People seem to think there are simple answers to complex problems. Even politicians could learn a thing or two from revisiting the basics Continue reading...

Mary Bousted will be celebrating her 12th year at the helm of one of the big three teachers' unions as she makes her way to her annual conference this weekend.

A radical plan which has seen a city?s grammar schools double the number of disadvantaged pupils they take in won support from education campaigners today.

The pressure on children to succeed in exams is an awful imprisonment and means many are missing out on the freedom to explore, says the author

Poor children run the risk of missing out because their parents cannot afford the high cost of travelling during school breaks, according to the National Union of Teachers

A new report has found that English skills are of concern to half of employers, with some reporting that young recruits use text speak rather than full sentences

Schools in England will have less to spend per pupil over the next five years, no matter who wins the election, according to analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Councils in England and Wales want new powers to combat men suspected of grooming children for sex, by using Asbo-style preventative measures.

A range of modern languages vital to the UK's economic future could be lost from schools in England, warns Labour.

Research by equalities office finds girls enjoy physical activities until year 3 ? but then destructive stereotypes kick inGirls become more self-conscious and begin to doubt their...

Instability of funding for teacher training combined with the looming retirement of UK?s top education researchers may result in universities pulling out of the subject altogetherWhy...

Being a librarian is one of the nation?s most desirable jobs. But how do you get your foot on the ladder? Continue reading...

The third millennium development goal focused on percentages but ignored the real issues, such as classroom gender stereotypes and male domination of politics Continue reading...

From sharing their own stories to building careers into the curriculum, there are six main ways teachers can help students explore future opportunitiesSince the Education Act 2011,...

The politicians were out in force at the ASCL (Association of School and College Leaders) annual conference last week.

The number of children missing lessons has fallen to a record low due to families taking less authorised holidays

As a survey reveals that a third of adults want to improve their maths, we ask 'what level are you at?' Take our quiz to find out

The new history GCSE is set to be introduced in September next year, and follows a major Government overhaul carried out in a bid to toughen up the qualifications

There is growing discontent over the EU's powers but the NHS has British people's vote of approval

Soaring immigration and higher birth rates will put pressure on school budgets as they struggle to cope with the extra number of pupils, a think tank warns

The number of children living in temporary accommodation in England is at a six-year high, according to official figures.

Last wave of Michael Gove?s examination reforms will see several perceivedly ?soft? courses disappear from syllabus by 2017Leisure studies ? often the butt of jokes about the dumbing...

Social mobility champion calls for radical approach to closing the attainment gap between disadvantaged and better-off childrenThe government should plunder undergraduate tuition fees...

This week students have staged protests across London. We joined them to find out whyIn our ?Virgin voters? series, we listen to what young people and first-time voters have to say...

The government?s funding cuts are economically and morally misguided. More over-50s are staying in work, and retraining can only mean greater productivity Continue reading...

Alan Milburn calls for teaching ?fast stream? to allow good teachers to be promoted rapidly if they spend time in disadvantaged schools Continue reading...

A petition calling on Edward Reckless to stand down as president of Loughborough student union has received over 3,000 signatures Continue reading...

The Princeton Review has sniffed at the (misheard) lyrics of the pop star?s song Fifteen. But its ?correction? is more than five centuries out of date Continue reading...

The best teachers should get a 25 per cent pay rise to work in schools in disadvantaged areas, the Government?s adviser on social mobility has proposed.

General Teaching Council hearing is told 'pupils could see what was happening' when the man and woman returned from a drunken night out in Carmarthen, west Wales

Allow top performing teachers to get paid more to entice them to work in disadvantaged areas, says the Government's social mobility tsar

A study suggests too many children in England are starting school unable to communicate well enough or control their behaviour.

The Guardian is running a series of events with young experts and Guardian writers in the run up to the general election Continue reading...

Research shows one in 20 students has worked in sex industry to fund lifestyles, just get by or reduce debts, with more men than women involved Continue reading...

Female politics students often feel intimidated and belittled in class, says a student blogger Continue reading...

The same organisations that make it difficult to get a grant can be ridiculously laid back about how their money is spent once they have signed it over Continue reading...

Schools to brave up to 12% real-term funding cuts, Minecraft introduced in Northern Irish secondary schools, and girls doubt their sporting abilities Continue reading...

Evolving alongside the rival powers of Delhi?s earliest rulers, Purana Qila exists as a window into the true ? and the mythical ? histories of India?s capital city Continue reading...

It doesn't clash with lectures and pays up to

A six-year campaign to raise the foreign language skills of students and schoolteachers and in turn boost global competitiveness is about to undergo its first formal evaluation Continue...

Leisure studies is to be scrapped as an A-level subject ? but the sometimes ridiculed media studies will remain.

Good News Friday: Young scientists win a national competition for their creative hydration solution, while school hamster inspires award winning photography. Read our weekly good news...

Boys are twice as likely as girls to start primary school unable to speak properly, according to an analysis made by the Early Intervention Foundation

Boys are twice as likely than girls to start school primary unable to speak properly

More than half of teenagers have confessed to regularly cramming all their revision for an exam into one night

Ofqual sets out the range of A-levels and GCSEs that will no longer be taught amid moves to toughen examinations in England.

Manchester Metropolitan University becomes the UK's first higher education institute to offer students a degree course in Urdu.

Classical music is transforming children's lives in a Tyneside's inner city areas as part of an innovative project at Sage Gateshead.

The Noongar musician had to take Tafe classes to learn the language of her people, but now she?s dedicated to spreading its popularity ? one song at a time Continue reading...

Women have always faced impossible physical expectations. Now there is pressure on men to muscle up like Hercules Continue reading...

Girls, aged 15 and 16, attend Bethnal Green academy in east London and have been made wards of court Continue reading...

A Virginia parent sued for teacher evaluation and observations to be made available to the public - but educators are more than just a set of scores Continue reading...

Are you staging a protest or occupation to fight against the commercialisation of higher education? Share your photos via GuardianWitness Continue reading...

The Easter holidays are crunch time for pre-GCSE and A-level revision. Applying sports psychology can help pupils focus and make the most of their time

More children have mental health problems than two years ago, according to a union's survey of education staff.

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?A regimented curriculum geared towards preparing students for impersonal, memory-based exams is as depressing as it is uninteresting? Continue reading...

The Agency, an initiative imported from Brazil's favelas allows young people from deprived inner-city areas develop business ideas that benefit their communities

Part-time work cuts study time, may be damaging to GCSE grades and might reduce motivation in lessons, new research suggestsThere was widespread praise for millionaire parents David...

From Spanish raps about Chilean politics to Seu Jorge?s smooth Portuguese, six songs that will help polish your accent and pronunciation Continue reading...

Group of 16 schools in Cheshire say allowing children to play games containing unsuitable levels of violence and sexual content is neglectful Continue reading...

Higher education is stuffed with overpaid administrators squeezing every ounce of efficiency out of lecturers and focusing on the ?profitable? areas of science, technology, engineering...

Headteacher Alison Peacock believes labeling children by ability leaves some trapped by low expectations. That?s why her school doesn?t do it Continue reading...

John Servante has struggled for years with severe depression. Now he's using his blog to change students' attitudes to mental illnessRead more: how to support your friend with their...

Blockbuster films such as Gravity, Interstellar and The Theory of Everything, combined with a huge interest in machines such as the Large Hadron Collider at Cern and the Mars Rover,...

As GCSE revision season starts, Florence Cook speaks to five education experts for their advice to parents on dealing with the stresses of exam season and supporting children

Students demanding fairer pay for university staff and pledge not to raise tuition fees are warned of consequences of refusing to abandon sit-in protest Continue reading...

A Catholic self-described ?traditionalist,? O?Reilly can?t be trusted not to confuse religious interpretation with historical fact Continue reading...

Missing evidence raises ?grave concerns? over verdict on schools overseen by government-favoured superhead Rachel de Souza Continue reading...

Coursera set to shake up higher education model after adding 12 US and European institutions including Edinburgh University Continue reading...

Teenagers should not do more than an hour of maths and science homework per day ? according to a new study ? as any more has been found to be counter-productive.

Before she even knew what graphic design was, Debra Yates was selling her own illustrations. She left school after A-levels and didn?t go to university until the age of 33. Having...

Before she even knew what graphic design was, Debra Yates was selling her own illustrations. She left school after A-levels and didn?t go to university until the age of 33. Having...

For some, the stereotypical view of the PhD graduate is a ?lone genius?, destined to become an academic with narrow specialised knowledge and little ?real world? experience. But our...

For some, the stereotypical view of the PhD graduate is a ?lone genius?, destined to become an academic with narrow specialised knowledge and little ?real world? experience. But our...

As heroes go, Wallace ? the jug-eared, cheese-obsessed plasticine inventor in Nick Park?s Wallace and Gromit animations ? is pretty unlikely. ?At three years old, if we?d had a basement,...

As heroes go, Wallace ? the jug-eared, cheese-obsessed plasticine inventor in Nick Park?s Wallace and Gromit animations ? is pretty unlikely. ?At three years old, if we?d had a basement,...

Time was when all you needed to enter journalism was a notepad, a biro and a plausible manner. Nowadays, most entrants have a

Time was when all you needed to enter journalism was a notepad, a biro and a plausible manner. Nowadays, most entrants have a

MPs call for the system preventing foreign students coming to the UK to learn the secrets of chemical and nuclear weapons to be extended to home grown jihadists

Schools must ensure blameless members of staff do not have their careers wrecked by false allegations, a union's annual conference will hear.

The ATL teachers' conference has heard calls for schools to publish details of their pay structure, with warnings of excessive pay rises for top staff.

Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.

Head teachers in Cheshire warn parents they will report them to the authorities if they allow their children to play computer games rated for over-18s.

Should parents ever worry about Minecraft?

Union study found that fear of being falsely accused is primary reason for some teachers to consider leaving the profession altogetherMore than one in five school staff has had a false...

In the runup to the general election we?re giving readers the chance to grill the main schools spokespeople. Fourth in our series is Labour?s Tristram HuntCraig Parr, history teacher,...

The rise of this new discipline signals a willingness to be more inclusive and cross-disciplinary and take a traditional subject in unusual new directions Continue reading...

How much parents earn is taken into account when students apply for maintenance loans and grants ? but some say the system is unfair Continue reading...

While this study is rich in detail, it is hard to agree with its assertions that public schools improve opportunity for children in Britain Continue reading...

The Prince of Darkness fancies the gig - but he may have to fight David Beckham or Sir Alex Ferguson for it Continue reading...

What would you like to ask education secretary Nicky Morgan? Tweet or email us your questions now for our readers? interview Continue reading...

The celebrity chef Jamie Oliver was grilled by a nine-year-old boy, Dash, during his recent visit to Sydney to promote a push for compulsory food education. Dash asks Oliver what his...

Survey carried out for Debrett?s Foundation finds that 72% of privileged young Britons admitted to having used family connections to secure a work placement Continue reading...

Did the education secretary mislead parliament over the number of highly qualified graduates entering teaching? Do academy brokers have to be nice, or not? Ofqual to publish Kingsdale...

Michael Gove's measures to enforce school discipline will include giving heads power to press criminal charges Continue reading...

Whatuni has released its shortlist of the best universities in the country for job prospects, voted by students - has your university made the list?

Speaking at the weekend, Nick Gibb said more must be done to address the significant disparity between local authority results in reading tests for six-year-olds

Anthony Seldon says children should not be told school is the best days of their lives, because they are under 'intolerable' pressure to perform

Debrett's finds seven in 10 young people use family connections to get ahead, while a quarter believe being double-barrelled could secure internship

A rising number of parents can't afford to pay for school field trips, damaging their children's potential

Primary and secondary schools are advancing Chinese "propaganda" without proper scrutiny, campaign groups have claimed

One in five school staff received a false allegation by a pupil and one in seven were falsely accused by their family or parents

Free nursery places for three-year olds have helped mothers back to work, but have made "no difference" to academic performance later on, researchers claim.

Teachers should ignore rules on promoting "fundamental British values", a teachers' union conference has heard.

A colonial-era statue of Cecil Rhodes on a South African university campus has been boarded up after student protests.

Labour pledges an education bill on vocational training and apprenticeships in its first hundred days if it takes power after the election

Students from the United Kingdom should soon find it easier to gain entry to Republic of Ireland universities due to change in the admission points system.

How a university's 1,000-year-old treatment kills superbugs

What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?

Tensions remain six months after Mexico students vanished

Association of Teachers and Lecturers? conference told that government guidance after Trojan horse affair in Birmingham was ?political posturing? Teachers are being urged to ignore...

Scans show that brain regions crucial for the development of language, memory and reasoning skills tend to be smaller in those from poorer backgroundsBrain scans of children and young...

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Ofsted?s ?avalanche of bureaucracy? would be replaced with a peer-review system, shadow education secretary tells Association of Teachers and Lecturers Continue reading...

Unsuccessful initiatives can be the basis of successful development ? but you need to learn quickly Continue reading...

Save the Children says school enrolment has fallen to 50% and is much lower in areas worst affected by conflict; urgent international action is needed Continue reading...

Seventy years after the death of young diarist Anne Frank, we share useful lesson plans and ideas to engage students in her storyThis spring marks 70 years since the death of Anne Frank,...

Different schools have wildly different ideas about what ?values? to embrace. We visit a Quaker school, where students are taught to ?speak truth to power? Continue reading...

Britain?s leading private university risks becoming a propaganda machine for the fossil fuel industry after it appointed a well-known anti-windfarm campaigner to set up a new energy...

Headteachers must guard against the "rot of greed" which has seen their salaries soar in some academies and free schools, teachers declared yesterday.

Labour will introduce legislation within 100 days of taking office to boost vocational education and apprenticeships, the party's education spokesman Tristram Hunt pledged yesterday.

Charm really does pay. Children who make lots of friends at school go on to earn higher salaries later in life, according to a new study which highlights the long-term financial benefits...

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Speaking at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers conference, head teacher, Robin Bevan, said he would "encourage" teachers to disengage from promoting British values

School leaders should "guard against the rot of greed" as some teachers pay themselves around the same as the Prime Minister earns

The Royal Economic Society will today debate research which revealed that Labour's free part-time nursery places policy had "no educational benefit" for pupils

The shadow education secretary has said he wants teachers to evaluate each other with Ofsted inspectors playing a secondary role to make sure assessment is fair

Rising numbers of new teachers are leaving the profession within a year of qualifying, says a teachers' union leader.

A substantial number of teenagers are experimenting with e-cigarettes, even those who have never smoked, a study suggests.

Youngsters who need treatment for mental illnesses are being sent to England despite there being beds available at a new

Northern Ireland's five education and library boards will cease to exist as of midnight on Tuesday.

David Cameron argues we need to train the smartest to teach. But Finnish universities select only 10% of applicants ? and not the cleverestWhen my niece was finishing school in Finland,...

Desirable research plus students? personal and financial details make universities a juicy target for cyber-criminals. But are they doing anything about it?In January last year, Queen...

It?s tough fitting in at uni if you?re naturally introverted like me ? but an active social life is still possible Continue reading...

Also in our diary: how many schools can you be a governor of, and how many parent governors must a school have? Plus courses in personal skills are cut Continue reading...

Teacher Elizabeth Evans explains how to engage the Ed Milibands and David Camerons of tomorrow in democracy without facing a mountain of workThe trainee teacher stood nervously in front...

According to the latest figures, just 62 per cent of newly qualified teachers who gain Qualified Teacher Status are still teaching 12 months later

Professional conduct panel says Kelvin Loraine, 31, had an inappropriate relationship that started when she was 15 and continued after she turned 16

Poorer children 'have smaller brains' than their more prosperous counterparts, researchers from California have found.

Too many schools are misusing support staff by making them cover for teachers "for protracted periods", a union's annual conference has heard.

The author adds his voice to that of educationalists, early years specialists and psychologists in calling for the ?statistically invalid? assessments to be stoppedChildren?s author...

6,400-strong petition condemned Southampton conference as one-sided but organisers call on university to stand up for free speechA conference at the University of Southampton discussing...

Archbishop Tutu in talks with administration at his former university ? where vice principal dealing with fossil fuel campaigners spent 30 years working for oil giant BPArchbishop Desmond...

The incoming Loughborough student president has resigned, following a student petition to have him removed for ?slapping? a woman in the faceEd Reckless, the incoming president of Loughborough...

FE has suffered swingeing cuts under the coalition. But the crisis is an chance to reexamine funding, training and new technology. Harriet Swain reports Continue reading...

Teachers union launches scathing attack on government?s education policy, which has tripled the exodus of newly qualified teachers Continue reading...

It is strange for universities to treat learners as customers at a time when businesses are trying to treat customers as learners Continue reading...

Unsure of where your language learning may lead? From choosing the right degree to making your CV stand out, experts at our recent live chat share advice Is learning on the job the...

From au pairing to serving ice cream, getting a job abroad can help language students improve their skills. But how do you know which job to choose? Nine ways to use language skills...

University lectures are often slated for being boring and poorly attended, but is scrapping them a good idea? Academics debate the matter Continue reading...

Construction of Charles Rennie Mackintosh library is being analysed before it is carefully restored, with 21st century thinking Continue reading...

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Who really turned Anne Frank and her family over to the Gestapo? As Dutch historians reopen the archives in search of fresh evidence, one man claims to know. Anton Ahlers says his anti-semitic...

Almost four out of ten teachers are no longer in the classroom a year after qualifying, a teachers' conference heard yesterday.

According to a new survey, just 30 per cent of teachers said that their workplace provided special support for children looking after sick or disabled relatives

Teachers at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers conference expressed concern that unqualified teaching assistants are being used to stand in for teachers

Southampton University has withdrawn permission for a controversial conference questioning Israel's right to exist to be held on its south-coast campus, claim the event's organisers

How children with the most friends end up earning more in later life


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