Boarding schools issue Ebola advice Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:37:19 GMT  
The Boarding Schools Association has issued guidance on Ebola after some heads asked how to deal with students returning from affected countries.

  Students diagnosed with meningitis Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:57:12 GMT  
Two Strathclyde University students diagnosed with meningitis are said to be stable and showing signs of recovery in hospital.

  Grants for children's mental health Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:33:12 GMT  
Groups offering mental health support to children and young people will be able to apply for government top-up grants, say ministers.

  PE cash 'can benefit obese pupils' Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:45:35 GMT  
Extra funding designed to boost sport in primary schools could be used to tackle childhood obesity, says Ofsted.

  College-based degrees fail inspection Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:31:04 GMT  
Inspectors failed almost a third of further education colleges offering higher education courses that were checked this year.

  Boys of five trail girls in three Rs Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:03:31 GMT  
Five-year-old boys lag behind girls in reading, writing and maths, official statistics suggest.

  UK coders triumph in Europe contest Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:20:53 GMT  
Three youngsters from the UK triumph in a Europe-wide coding competition organised by Microsoft.

  Students doubling up in single rooms Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:16:19 GMT  
Students at some universities are having to share single rooms, the BBC has learned.

  Promote British values, schools told Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:28:30 GMT  
Schools should not shy away from promoting "fundamental British values" to their pupils, says Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.

  School absence falls, figures show Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:39:09 GMT  
The number of children in England missing lessons has fallen, as fewer families take term-time holidays, government data shows.

  Teen trio have chemistry Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:18:53 GMT  
Teenage science winners aim to tackle world hunger

  Encourage graduates 'to stay local' Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:50:25 GMT  
University leavers should be offered a "golden handcuff" to stay and work locally after graduation, a study says.

  Teens 'should self-regulate net use' Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:07:13 GMT  
Banning the internet or filtering content may not be the best way to keep children safe online, research suggests.

  Blair wants religious respect lessons Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:35:27 GMT  
A global drive is needed to tackle extremism by making education systems in all countries teach respect for other religions, Tony Blair says.

  Primary pupils to learn about work Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:26:45 GMT  
Head teachers want primary school pupils to learn more about the links between learning and the world of work.

  Tony Blair: Fight war of ideas against extremism Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:01:18 GMT  
Fight war of ideas against extremism

  Schools 'face academy cold calls' Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:53:12 GMT  
Some primary head teachers are being cold-called by 'brokers', urging them to convert to academy status, a teachers' union leader has told MPs.

  Trojan Horse schools 'not improved' Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:33:10 GMT  
There are still significant problems at the five Birmingham schools placed into special measures following concerns about a hard-line Islamist takeover.

  'More access' call for poor children Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:46:58 GMT  
Poor children in Birmingham should be given free access to cultural and sporting venues, a report suggests.

  Pupils hit by school e-cigarette ban Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:51:27 GMT  
Pupils in the Borders have been disciplined and had e-cigarettes confiscated since a ban was introduced in schools earlier this year, it emerges.

  1 in 3 teens meeting from social media Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:10:51 GMT  
An exclusive survey for Newsbeat reveals teenagers' attitudes to social media, with a third meeting online-only "friends".

  Bilingual children's noise advantage Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:41:16 GMT  
Children fluent in two languages are better at learning in noisy classrooms than pupils who speak just one, research finds.

  Care leavers' 'wellbeing neglected' Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:09:30 GMT  
A children's charity says the emotional needs of those in care should be prioritised but are often unmet.

  Prince Andrew backs young innovators Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:52:15 GMT  
The Duke of York says there needs to be a "culture of enterprise" to help young people turn technology ideas into commercial products.

  Cameron pledge to help weak schools Mon, 13 Oct 2014 01:57:53 GMT  
Wider and more rapid powers of intervention to improve failing schools in England are being proposed by Prime Minister David Cameron.

  More men 'face lonely old age' Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:03:25 GMT  
Increasing numbers of men are facing loneliness and isolation in their old age, suggests research.

  VIDEO: Hunt wants public oath for teachers Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:12:21 GMT  
Teachers should take a public oath committing themselves to the values of their profession, suggests Labour's Tristram Hunt.

  What effect does culture have on learning? Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:33:36 GMT  
What effect does home culture have on learning?

  Plans to create 'gaming' school Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:20:59 GMT  
Free school plan for lessons using video games

  VIDEO: Ebola: Boy told he can't attend school Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:54:05 GMT  
The Headteacher at St Simon's Catholic Primary School blames "misguided hysteria" about Ebola for the cancellation of a visit by a boy from Sierra Leone.

  Children 'satisfied but fear bullies' Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:04:32 GMT  
Analysis of research into childhood in the UK paints a mixed picture of high satisfaction on the one hand and fear of bullying and crime on the other.

  The world's most compassionate 24 hours Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:11:43 GMT  
The world's most compassionate 24 hours

  AUDIO: Chefs prepare posh school dinners Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:37:01 GMT  
A comprehensive has seen a jump in pupils eating school dinners, after hiring restaurant chefs to run the kitchen.

  VIDEO: The school with no rules and a dog Sun, 05 Oct 2014 10:12:56 GMT  
Head teacher of Ian Mikardo High School in East London, Claire Lillis, explains the ''calming'' effect of having a school dog.

  Managing the cost of children's music tuition Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:31:50 GMT  
How to manage the cost of children's music tuition

  How blind Victorians campaigned for inclusive education Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:27:43 GMT  
Where Victorians sent their blind children

  'Teachers not footballers' for Brazil Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:58:33 GMT  
Brazil says it needs teachers not footballers

  Does a five-year-old need to code? Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:34:35 GMT  
Why teach five year olds to code?

  Google's top 20 university searches Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:00:15 GMT  
Google has revealed the most popular searches when people around the world are looking for university information.

  What makes a global top 10 university? Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:39:51 GMT  
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is in first place in the latest league table of the world's best universities.

  China widens schools in Pisa tests Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:18:38 GMT  
There will be a much wider sample of Chinese pupils taking part in the next round of the international Pisa tests, says the OECD.

  US schools to have non-white majority Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:51:32 GMT  
White pupils in state schools in the United States are set to be a minority for the first time when schools return for the new term.

  Lessons in girl power in Ghana's schools Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:39:29 GMT  
Talking to the chieftain about sexism

  Tackling taboo of education corruption Tue, 17 Jun 2014 23:27:41 GMT  
An international project wants to make it easier to find out about the scale of corruption in education.

  US online courses open up to Iran Tue, 03 Jun 2014 23:00:51 GMT  
A major US online university network says restrictions are to be partially lifted on providing online courses for students in Iran.
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