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  Record 500,000 started university Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:17:26 GMT  
Record numbers of students entered university this year, but the gender gap has never been wider, according to annual admission figures.


  Minister 'tackling' poor pupil funds Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:40:05 GMT  
The government is "working on a solution" to avoid a drop in school funding for the poorest pupils because all England's infants now get free meals.


  Statistics watchdog ticks off Morgan Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:33:30 GMT  
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is criticised by the UK Statistics Authority over her use of statistics.


  Primary school pupils 'still hungry' Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:27:51 GMT  
Half of younger primary school children in Wales are still hungry some or all of the time after eating their school meal, the children's commissioner says


  Minister in maternity leave first Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:13:50 GMT  
Scotland's children's minister becomes the first member of the Holyrood government to take maternity leave.


  VIDEO: Have free school meals meant less cash? Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:45:43 GMT  
The BBC's Alex Forsyth investigates whether free school meals for infant pupils in England has had an impact on the pupil premium funding.


  Boys 'held back by writing aversion' Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:28:34 GMT  
A study suggests boys are being held back by their reluctance to write outside school.


  Free school meals 'for 85% infants' Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:08:24 GMT  
An extra 1.3 million pupils in England, 85% of infant children, are eating a free school lunch, the government says.


  London overtaking Oxbridge domination Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:13:09 GMT  
A major analysis of research quality, which will decide £2bn annual funding, suggests that London universities could soon "eclipse" Oxford and Cambridge.


  VIDEO: The parents who never expected to see their child in a nativity play Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:10:29 GMT  
The 46 children who made it to an unlikely nativity


  How many attacks on schools around the world? Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:45:55 GMT  
The attack on a school in Pakistan is not an isolated incident


  Pakistan mourns its school dead Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:39:47 GMT  
Funerals are being held in Peshawar after Pakistan's deadliest Taliban attack left 132 children and nine staff dead at a school.


  The persistent appeal of grammar schools Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:54:40 GMT  
Why has the interest in grammars been so persistent?


  Roma pupils 'need more support' Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:34:07 GMT  
Children from Roma backgrounds in England's schools must be better supported to learn and achieve, a report by the watchdog Ofsted says.


  Design and technology 'marginalised' Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:52:18 GMT  
Design and Technology can inspire pupils but are its days numbered?


  'Start GCSE maths sooner' in Wales Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:00:24 GMT  
Pupils in Wales should start studying their maths GCSEs courses a year earlier than they do now, according to the head of the largest exam board in Wales.


  Councils 'turn homeless teens away' Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:03:18 GMT  
Children are ending up sleeping rough because local authorities are failing in their duty to protect them, says a charity.


  School exam appeals drop Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:44:55 GMT  
There is a large drop in the number of appeals to the Scottish exams agency after a major change to the system.


  Hague backs UK university soft power Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:25:08 GMT  
William Hague says universities deliver global influence


  After school scheme for poor pupils Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:31:48 GMT  
Pupils from poorer backgrounds will be helped to pursue interests outside of school hours in a new scheme.


  More grades changed after challenges Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:46:42 GMT  
There has been a steep rise in the number of GCSE and A-Level grades changed after schools challenged the results.


  GCHQ app targets budding sleuths Fri, 12 Dec 2014 02:28:37 GMT  
The government's electronic monitoring agency GCHQ hopes to target future cyber sleuths as it launches its first app.


  Pupil trips up education secretary Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:35:36 GMT  
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is wrong-footed by a 10-year-old interviewer armed with a secondary school maths question.


  UK families' 'long homework hours' Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:52:18 GMT  
An international comparison shows that teenagers in the UK, particularly from wealthier families, spend more time on homework than many European countries


  Poorest pupils jump in three Rs test Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:14:56 GMT  
Primary school performance data show that England's poorest pupils are catching up with their wealthier peers after intense efforts to raise standards.


  Malala receives joint Nobel award Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:17:57 GMT  
Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi receive the Nobel Peace Prize awards in Oslo.


  France plans elite mega-university Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:07:56 GMT  
France plans elite mega-university to get into top 10


  Cardiff school filmed for TV series Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:51:06 GMT  
A school in south Wales is to feature in Channel 4's Educating documentary series.


  College of Teaching 'to raise status' Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:11:01 GMT  
An independent college to maintain professional standards for teachers in England is to be created.


  'Pay benefits faster' to cut hunger Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:30:07 GMT  
An income squeeze, benefit delays and high utility bills are blamed by a cross-party committee of MPs for a rise in hunger in the UK.


  VIDEO: Maths and science Cameron's priority Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:20:40 GMT  
Maths and science should be the priority for England's schools, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.


  VIDEO: Schools at risk from 'deadly' pollution Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:46:34 GMT  
New schools, care homes and hospitals should not be built next to busy roads because of the dangers of air pollution, according to a group of MPs.


  VIDEO: 2015 election student vote warning Sun, 07 Dec 2014 17:28:09 GMT  
Changes to voter registration introduced this year in England, Scotland and Wales may leave many students in a position where they are not registered to vote, BBC research shows.


  Child abuse viewers 'need treatment' Sat, 06 Dec 2014 13:01:09 GMT  
People who view child sex abuse online should get medical help - not prison sentences - a senior police officer says.


  Teens 'row more often with mothers' Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:00:04 GMT  
Official statistics suggest UK teenagers argue more with their mothers than their fathers but also confide in them more.


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


  School nativity plays 'pushed aside' Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:02:52 GMT  
A parenting website suggests that the traditional school nativity play is being replaced by versions without religious characters.


  Families 'spending less than in 2006' Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:30:17 GMT  
Family spending rose to £517.30 a week last year - but remains below pre-crisis levels when inflation is taken into account, official figures show.


  Hi-tech rescue for an ancient language Sun, 30 Nov 2014 22:34:10 GMT  
Can schools with iPads protect the future of a language?


  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?


  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


  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.
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