Science 'squeezed out of primaries' Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:34:27 GMT  
Science is being squeezed out of English primary schools, with a third not providing the recommended two hours of teaching a week, research suggests.

  Teachers 'give higher marks to girls' Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:09:23 GMT  
Teachers are more lenient in their marking of girls' schoolwork, according to an international study.

  Clever girls lack science confidence Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:42:25 GMT  
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.

  Clever girls, stupid boys? Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:39:52 GMT  
An international study challenges gender stereotypes in school

  Exam changes 'risk school problems' Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:42:17 GMT  
Head teachers warn the overhaul of the exam system is likely to cause significant problems for schools.

  Delay school start and 'miss a year' Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:09:41 GMT  
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.

  Schools 'fail to stretch most able' Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:26:57 GMT  
State secondary schools in England are not doing enough to stretch the most able students, Ofsted says.

  University bosses earning £260,000 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:43:12 GMT  
While university leaders want to keep £9,000 fees, a lecturers' union survey shows that vice-chancellors are earning up to £623,000 per year.

  University feeds 270,000 taking refuge from Boko Haram Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:14:25 GMT  
University feeds 270,000 taking refuge from Boko Haram

  Sex abuse on industrial scale - PM Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:10:56 GMT  
Children in the UK have suffered sexual abuse on an "industrial scale" with authorities failing to tackle the problem, David Cameron has said.

  Snow and ice hits roads and schools Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:12:28 GMT  
More than 40 schools across counties Londonderry and Tyrone are closed as snow and ice made travel treacherous.

  Children's homes 'lack secure places' Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:07:41 GMT  
Local authorities are struggling to house some of the most disturbed children because of a shortage of places in secure children's homes.

  One-third miss school choice in London Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:32:35 GMT  
Almost a third of families in London did not get their first choice of secondary school as the population surge reaches secondary level.

  Swings and roundabouts for FE funding Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:11:32 GMT  
How should FE students be funded?

  VIDEO: National pride in Ukraine school Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:33:54 GMT  
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a high school in Mariupol where students are taking lessons in Ukrainian patriotism.

  'All schools need careers teachers' Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:31:54 GMT  
All schools in England should have a teacher trained to give high-quality careers advice, particularly to poorer pupils, says a charity.

  What next for the grammar school? Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:53:20 GMT  
How Kent 's grammar school debate may reflect a wider picture

  Are humans getting cleverer? Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:03:55 GMT  
Why are people getting better at intelligence tests?

  VIDEO: Fees pledge: What do students think? Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:06:46 GMT  
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 by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.

  Tuition fees: To cut or not to cut? Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:38:03 GMT  
Views on Labour's £6,000 pledge from the frontline

  School in video overcrowding appeal Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:08:01 GMT  
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.

  VIDEO: Children make WW2 documentary Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:12:08 GMT  
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.

  Labour arts promise for schools Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:57:37 GMT  
Ed Miliband says he would use Ofsted inspections to make schools put a greater emphasis on arts subjects.

  Higher education warnings 'ignored' Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:59:52 GMT  
MPs accuse the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills of ignoring "repeated warnings about the abuse of public money" over alternative higher education providers.

  Syria trio 'not radicalised' at school Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:49:29 GMT  
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.

  More Family Drug and Alcohol Courts Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:12:55 GMT  
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.

  Can Lithuania turn brain drain into brain gain? Wed, 18 Feb 2015 01:00:35 GMT  
Can Lithuania reverse loss of young and talented?

  DNA test funding 'to end disputes' Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:33:32 GMT  
DNA tests to determine parentage could end "acrimonious" family court disputes, Justice Minister Simon Hughes says after funding was announced for the checks.

  VIDEO: Praise for school teaching 'virtues' Wed, 11 Feb 2015 20:34:14 GMT  
A school in Cornwall is doing such a good job at teaching its children how to behave that it is attracting national interest.

  Could time travel really take place? Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:03:53 GMT  
Universities examine whether time travel is really possible

  Seven big myths about improving schools Wed, 04 Feb 2015 00:17:24 GMT  
Seven big myths about why some countries are good at education

  France plans elite mega-university Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:07:56 GMT  
A new university in Paris wants to create a "knowledge hub" competing with Silicon Valley.

  The university built to defend democracy Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:12:04 GMT  
The university built to fight for democracy

  Power behind Qatar's global lessons Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:20:22 GMT  
The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education

  US targets debts for dead-end degrees Wed, 05 Nov 2014 00:09:39 GMT  
Can US colleges show their courses are value for money?

  Debt campaigners tear up student loans Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:13:14 GMT  
An activist group in the US is buying and then cancelling student debt
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