Laptop sales soar before university Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:38:43 GMT  
The surge in sales of laptops for students getting ready to start university has become like a "mini-Christmas", say leading retailers.

  Education 'zone' for Shankill youth Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:50:46 GMT  
The Shankill area of Belfast has the worst record of educational attainment across all council wards, but a new proposal plans a 20-year programme to create a zone for children and young people.

  'Extremist video' in Trojan school Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:52:46 GMT  
A violent extremist video was shown in a Birmingham school, a committee of MPs investigating the the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot is told.

  Child migrant 'abused in Australia' Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:29:01 GMT  
A 70-year-old former child migrant from a Catholic-run home in Londonderry says he was sexually abused after being shipped to Australia.

  Student hardship fund 'cut by £1.3m' Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:29:47 GMT  
Money made available to the poorest students in further education colleges is cut by over a third, falling by £1.3m over the past five years.

  Free meals served for infant pupils Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:48:58 GMT  
Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, as schools re-open for the new term.

  Can geeks rescue science education? Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:28:20 GMT  
How geek chic can boost the sciences

  Q&A: Free school meals for infants Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:04:01 GMT  
The debate over funding free school meals for all

  VIDEO: The most future-proof profession? Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:01:16 GMT  
BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.

  VIDEO: Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:06:46 GMT  
Millions of children in England will begin a "tough" new national curriculum when they return to school this week.

  'Teachers face pupil aggression' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:04:14 GMT  
More than half of UK state school staff have faced aggression from students in the past year, suggests research.

  Ofsted academy chain 'weaknesses' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:12:06 GMT  
Inspectors accuse one of the biggest academy chains in England of "low expectations".

  VIDEO: Do you know what 11x12 is? Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:05:09 GMT  
BBC News asks adults to answer some of the questions that could appear on English schools' new curriculum.

  The 'big issues' of core subjects plan Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:26:31 GMT  
How significant are the plans for GCSE choices?

  Special needs pupil reforms in place Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:26:36 GMT  
Reforms that aim to give children and young people with special educational needs and their parents a greater say in the support they receive come into effect in England.

  VIP students 'arrive by helicopter' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:24:56 GMT  
Students wanting to make a big impression on their first day at university are being offered a VIP arrival service, such as arriving by helicopter.

  National curriculum changes Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:29:08 GMT  
How is the curriculum changing for schools in England?

  BBC begins push to help kids code Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:02:25 GMT  
The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.

  Charities urged to open own schools Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:00:09 GMT  
Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.

  Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:14:03 GMT  
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.

  A computing revolution in schools Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:41:22 GMT  
How schoolchildren are set to embrace coding

  Top school's lessons free on iTunes Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:55:35 GMT  
A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.

  VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:18:08 GMT  
Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.

  Dictionary completed after 101 years Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:53:32 GMT  
Dictionary finally completed after 101 years

  University feud raised with minister Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:23:45 GMT  
A bitter feud which has rocked the Plymouth University boardroom will be raised with the government, an MP confirms.

  Many areas 'lack out-of-school care' Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:53:23 GMT  
A report suggests large areas of the country are not providing enough out-of-school childcare for primary-age children.

  Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls' Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:55:53 GMT  
An ex-care worker in Rotherham, where 1,400 girls were sexually exploited, says men collected victims as young as 11 from a children's home.

  Petition for school head to quit Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:13:45 GMT  
More than 240 people sign an online petition calling for the head of a Somerset school to quit after poor GCSE results.

  Finding childcare 'down to luck' Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:01:31 GMT  
Just 5% of Wales' 22 councils have sufficient out-of-school activities for 12 to 14-year-olds, a report claims.

  Competing for the going to university vote Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:46:30 GMT  
Is the argument over universities coming back to life?

  Sacking over child protection claims Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:21:53 GMT  
A senior councillor is sacked from Wrexham council's executive board after making allegations about a child protection team.

  'Three Rs' primary scores up sharply Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:57:55 GMT  
There has been a rise in the percentage of primary pupils in England achieving the expected level in this year's Sats tests.

  'Deeply elitist UK locks out talent' Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:35:12 GMT  
The UK is "deeply elitist" according to an analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.

  Labour plans technical universities Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:48:18 GMT  
Labour is calling for technical universities to be created as part of a blueprint for reshaping the higher education system to create a hi-tech, high-income economy.

  The parenting lessons to be taken from movies Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:10:16 GMT  
Should anybody take a parenting tip from a movie?

  Event to address 'ageing population' Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:40:09 GMT  
A conference on how society should react to the increasing elderly population will take place in Belfast later on Wednesday.

  Boys 'overlooked' as abuse victims Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:43:17 GMT  
A report from children's charity Barnardo's says up to a third of victims of child sexual exploitation are male, much higher than previously thought.

  Shakespeare's Globe: Theatrical laboratory Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:13:18 GMT  
The reconstructed Globe theatre is a living experiment for Shakespeare academics

  How many Greek legends were really true? Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:51 GMT  
How spartan were Spartans? Did the Trojans have a horse?

  What makes a conference really irritating? Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:29:19 GMT  
Conferences are part and parcel of academic life - and there are plenty of ways in which they can be extremely irritating.

  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.

  You mean you're not on holiday yet? Tue, 10 Jun 2014 23:05:44 GMT  
School summer holidays have begun in parts of Europe - but do they lose out on results?

  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.

  Educate and tackle terror - Gillard Tue, 27 May 2014 23:56:49 GMT  
World leaders are to be asked for $3.5bn to support education in developing countries, which Julia Gillard says is a good investment.
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