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  £2.9bn child support 'uncollectable' Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:47:46 GMT  
Billions of pounds owed in child maintenance may never be recovered, government accounts show - though ministers say the debts are not "forgotten".


  Last witnesses of the Holocaust Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:30:35 GMT  
Holocaust survivors hand on their stories to school pupils


  VIDEO: Should spelling be simplified? Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:30:11 GMT  
The English Spelling Society is drawing up a list of proposals to make it easier for children to learn to spell, including removing silent letters.


  Ofsted to inspect academy chains Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:33:20 GMT  
Ofsted is to be allowed to inspect but not judge academy chains, Education Nicky Morgan has said.


  Schools to test-run new maths GCSEs Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:13:57 GMT  
Schools in England are being asked to put pupils through extra mock maths exams after concerns were raised over the new maths GCSE.


  Ofsted defends free school inspectors Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:52:57 GMT  
Ofsted says it has found no evidence its inspectors acted inappropriately during visits to two free schools which were subsequently placed in special measures.


  'Poor boys fare worse in rich areas' Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:58:08 GMT  
The behaviour of boys from poor families is worse when they grow up alongside wealthier neighbours, suggests research.


  Email threat school plans to reopen Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:21:49 GMT  
The principal of an east Belfast primary school that is closed on Friday after a "malicious" email threat says it is their intention to reopen on Monday.


  VIDEO: Is this the world's oldest pupil? Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:44:54 GMT  
Ninety-year-old Kenyan student Priscilla Sitienei says she wants to inspire children, especially girls, to get an education.


  New imaging centre at university Fri, 23 Jan 2015 01:34:35 GMT  
A new "cutting-edge" £8m microscopic imaging facility is opened at Dundee University with the goal of advancing research.


  Masked tutors 'boost nurse training' Fri, 23 Jan 2015 01:11:36 GMT  
Nursing tutors at the University of Surrey are planning to make themselves unrecognisable in a bid to boost students' bedside skills.


  Kenyan grandmother at school with her great-great-grandchildren Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:41:40 GMT  
The 90-year-old Kenyan at school with her great great grandchildren


  Poor countries fund richer pupils Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:20:02 GMT  
The poor are doubly disadvantaged in education in many low-income countries, with school budgets more likely to be targeted at better-off pupils, says Unicef.


  'Fight segregation' - French PM Valls Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:09:50 GMT  
France has tolerated "ghettoisation" in its deprived suburban schools for too long, Prime Minister Manuel Valls says.


  'Girls beat boys' despite inequality Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:31:53 GMT  
A study suggests girls do better than boys at school, even in countries where women lack equality with men.


  The complexities of lowering tuition fees Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:19:41 GMT  
Tuition fee cuts 'will most benefit rich graduates'


  Brown warns of Syrian refugee crisis Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:43:08 GMT  
The failure to provide an education for young Syrian refugees runs the risk of creating a recruiting ground for extremists, says Gordon Brown.


  VIDEO: Star guest awol at Kraftwerk course Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:44:47 GMT  
Kraftwerk's Wolfgang Flür is a notable absentee at the World's first academic conference on the German group


  First Scots golf pro degree teed up Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:18:43 GMT  
Scotland's first degree course for aspiring golf professionals is to be made available later this year.


  Too many youngsters 'off the radar' Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:39:42 GMT  
Too many youngsters in England fall off the radar when they leave school, the cross-party Public Accounts Committee warns.


  Computer time is 'parents' bribe' Thu, 22 Jan 2015 02:15:12 GMT  
Parents are using access to computers as a way of controlling their children's behaviour, according to a study of modern childhood.


  VIDEO: 'Equip kids to combat inequality' Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:13:04 GMT  
Will.i.am speaks to the BBC from the 2015 World Economic Forum about how education can close the equality gap and provide more opportunities to young people.


  Education department accounts warning Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:30:16 GMT  
The National Audit Office issues an "adverse opinion" on the accounts of the Department for Education, saying they are "not true and fair".


  Tech firms support computing lessons Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:15:55 GMT  
Google and O2 are among supporters of £3.6m drive to teach computing skills in primary schools in England, the education secretary is to announce.


  How children's scooters transformed the school run Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:47:57 GMT  
How children's scooters transformed the school run


  Progress 'main marker for primary' Wed, 21 Jan 2015 04:03:45 GMT  
Pupils' academic progress should be the main measure used by the government to gauge whether England's primary schools are performing well, a report says.


  Toys of 2015 unveiled at trade Fair Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:28:12 GMT  
What you might be buying for Christmas 2015


  Ofsted slams 'inadequate' free school Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:46:27 GMT  
Ofsted places a Sunderland free school into special measures the day after another free school in the North East was closed by the government.


  Hundreds of school staff 'suspended' Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:13:00 GMT  
Schools have suspended hundreds of teachers and support staff amid confusion over child protection rules, say unions.


  Child protection checks 'blinkered' Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:24:40 GMT  
Ofsted needs a broader approach to inspecting child protection services, say council leaders.


  Under-fire free school to close Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:43:14 GMT  
A Christian-ethos free school will be closed by the government after being put in special measures by Ofsted.


  School reforms 'need to be tested' Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:47:18 GMT  
Trillions of dollars are spent on education reforms around the world without any effective evaluation to see if changes have worked, says the OECD.


  Many care leavers 'are teen mothers' Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:47:24 GMT  
Almost a quarter of girls in care in England become teenage mothers, according to figures obtained by a think tank.


  Families 'face income stagnation' Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:24:08 GMT  
Families with children are at greater risk than any other group of having less money than they need to live on, suggests a study.


  Free online textbooks from top school Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:23:00 GMT  
A leading private school offers revision help by publishing free online textbooks to cover an entire exam course.


  Blue Peter launches spy competition Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:41:16 GMT  
Blue Peter viewers are being offered the chance to become young spies as part of a competition involving security service MI5 and author Anthony Horowitz.


  University applications: 'The most stressful experience' Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:56:55 GMT  
"The most stressful experience" of applying to university


  Mothers' work experience examined Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:20:41 GMT  
The treatment of pregnant women and mothers at workplaces in Northern Ireland is to be examined by an equality watchdog.


  Did £9,000 fees cut applications? Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:59:02 GMT  
Did applications really change when fees went up to £9,000?


  Singapore parents take maths classes Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:58:07 GMT  
Parents take primary school maths classes


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


  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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