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  Degree apprenticeships launched Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:11:13 GMT  
Young people will be able to gain a full honours degree while earning a wage and paying no fees, under a new scheme.


  Tax relief threat to private schools Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:26:48 GMT  
A future Labour government would require private schools to "earn" business rate relief by helping out state schools - or lose it, the party will warn.


  Wilshaw says schools not 'too white' Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:00:43 GMT  
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw has said it is "nonsense" to claim that schools would be criticised by inspectors for being "too white".


  AUDIO: Student 'hacks' £100,000 microscope Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:05:17 GMT  
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit. Adam Lynch created his own inverted microscope by adapting a cheap instrument he bought online.


  Review into school sex ed rape case Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:21:56 GMT  
A council review is launched after a 13-year-old boy raped a classmate following a sex education lesson at school in Gwynedd.


  Teacher 'taped pupil to chair' Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:14:10 GMT  
A teacher and a classroom assistant taped a seven-year-old pupil to a chair during a five-month campaign of bullying, a court hears.


  'Abuse risk' for 132 city children Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:01:46 GMT  
At least 132 Birmingham children are suffering or are vulnerable to child sexual exploitation, a report shows.


  English school system 'unforgiving' Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:58:30 GMT  
A top girls' schools leader says England's children are being taught in an "unforgiving system" with "no real second chances".


  Divorce 'damages children's GCSEs' Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:55:43 GMT  
A survey from family lawyers says family break-up can damage GCSE and A-level results and children's health.


  Call to sanction failing universities Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:07:53 GMT  
It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.


  'Extremist risk' at Muslim schools Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:16:17 GMT  
Pupils at six east London schools are "vulnerable to extremist influences and radicalisation", Ofsted's Sir Michael Wilshaw says after snap inspections.


  Chinese maths teachers help English pupils make the grade Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:37:13 GMT  
Chinese maths teachers brought into English primaries


  VIDEO: Dyson: 'Keep engineers in Britain' Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:06:37 GMT  
James Dyson tells the BBC it is important to keep engineers in Britain to produce hi-tech exports, as he announces a £1bn investment in research and development.


  Embrace the arts, engineers told Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:25 GMT  
Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.


  VIDEO: Learning maths the Chinese way Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:59:59 GMT  
Around 60 Chinese maths teachers come to Britain, to try to pass on some of the techniques which have helped Chinese pupils come top of global league tables.


  AUDIO: School fails inspection on Islamic society Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:45:35 GMT  
A Church of England school previously graded outstanding is expected to be put into special measures over concerns about a sixth-form Islamic society.


  Ladybird drops 'boys and girls' books Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:27:02 GMT  
One of the leading children's publishers, famed for its classic Peter and Jane reading scheme, is to drop gender branding from its books.


  Grammars' 'leaky pipe' to university Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:34:47 GMT  
Grammar school pupils in the 1980s were no more likely to gain degrees from "elite" universities than comprehensive pupils, research suggests.


  Space agency plans Mars rover from Lego bricks Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:29:06 GMT  
Space agency plans Mars mission with plastic bricks


  'I was bullied because I'm disabled' Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:35:36 GMT  
'I was bullied because I'm disabled'


  School textbooks renaissance urged Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:13:45 GMT  
Textbooks should be upgraded and returned to their rightful place in the English classroom, says education minister Nick Gibb.


  University pension dispute on hold Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:00:47 GMT  
The threat of industrial action by lecturers over changes to university staff pensions is suspended.


  Hunt attacks 'confusing' exam change Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:56:39 GMT  
The changes to A-levels and AS-levels in England are so confusing that the government should write to every school to explain them, says Labour's Tristram Hunt.


  Church school fails on Islamic group Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:08:50 GMT  
A Church of England school in east London is expected to be put into special measures, following concerns about a sixth-form Islamic Society.


  Tuition fees: Should they go higher or lower? Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:15:23 GMT  
Should they go higher or lower?


  Teacher 'had sex all over school' Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:28:02 GMT  
A teacher who "gave in to temptation" and pursued a secret affair with a teenager had sex with her in empty classrooms, a court hears.


  Deaf school served improvement order Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:29:43 GMT  
The national school for deaf children, Donaldson's in Linlithgow, is ordered to make improvements following an unannounced inspection.


  Revive exchange trips, schools urged Tue, 18 Nov 2014 04:30:35 GMT  
Schools should bring back overseas exchange trips to boost language learning and give pupils a taste of life abroad, says the British Council.


  Student fees 'worst of both worlds' Tue, 18 Nov 2014 04:30:06 GMT  
The funding system of tuition fees and student loans for England's universities is not financially sustainable in the long term, says an independent commission.


  Trojan council failure 'astonishing' Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:42:54 GMT  
A council's failure to respond to a damning report on the Trojan Horse scandal is labelled "astonishing" by Sir Michael Wilshaw, the head of Ofsted.


  Childcare places recover after fall Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:45:05 GMT  
A long-term fall in childcare places available in England appears to have reversed in the five months to August, suggest figures from Ofsted.


  Through teenagers' eyes - unique snapshots of Syrian refugee life Thu, 13 Nov 2014 05:59:24 GMT  
Smartphone snapshots of life in Syrian desert camp


  Free childcare scheme 'underfunded' Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:20:10 GMT  
The government's scheme offering free childcare for young people is facing chronic underfunding, according to a report commissioned by the Pre-school Learning Alliance.


  Can apprenticeships cut unemployment? Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:22:00 GMT  
Are apprenticeships the key to solving youth unemployment


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


  Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity? Sat, 08 Nov 2014 23:31:36 GMT  
Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?


  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?


  Where do billionaires go to university? Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:30:22 GMT  
Where do the super-rich go to university?


  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


  Tony Blair: Fight war of ideas against extremism Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:01:18 GMT  
Every school system should be required to teach respect for other religions, says Tony Blair


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


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


  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.
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