Norfolk schools inquiry faces review Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:24:07 GMT  
The investigation into alleged inspection irregularities at three Norfolk schools will be reviewed by an "independent figure", says Ofsted.

  Head teachers' union NAHT joins TUC Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:11:54 GMT  
The National Association of Head Teachers which represents 28,500 school leaders, has joined the Trades Union Congress.

  Call to scrap term-time holiday ban Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:38:12 GMT  
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.

  AUDIO: Mums on 'diabolical' holiday fines Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:07:45 GMT  
The Local Government Association says it is time to scrap a ban that stops parents in England taking children out of school for holidays during term-time. These mothers in Salford give their views.

  VIDEO: Rockport honour WW1 poet Weaving Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:04:07 GMT  
The schoolmaster and war poet from Rockport School

  Disabled graduates: Life after university Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:27:34 GMT  
Life after university for disabled graduates

  Employers condemn student visa rules Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:21:44 GMT  
Universities and business leaders call for changes in student visa rules, but the immigration minister says their criticisms are based on "myths".

  Fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:23:07 GMT  
New data shows fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs, including English and maths, this year amid major changes to the exams system.

  'Anti-extremism' school code shelved Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:56:22 GMT  
The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.

  Graduates 'pay fees to universities' Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:35:45 GMT  
Graduates should pay their university a proportion of their future earnings rather than taking out loans, a report by a free-market think tank suggests.

  Mystery of giant arm dinosaur solved Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:31:16 GMT  
Two dinosaur skeletons have been unearthed in Mongolia, solving a mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years.

  Gladiators were 'mostly vegetarian' Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:39:27 GMT  
Roman gladiators had a diet that was mostly vegetarian, according to an analysis of bones from a graveyard where the fighters were buried.

  Police 'let down' abuse-risk children Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:04:05 GMT  
A whistleblower tells the BBC hundreds of people at risk of sexual exploitation in Sheffield were let down by police.

  Virtual lessons help fire-hit school Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:46:25 GMT  
Pupils at a secondary school closed by a fire, are using online lessons in what is being claimed as the UK's biggest virtual school experiment.

  Nursery learning boost 'short-lived' Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:08:52 GMT  
Research suggests the educational benefits of free nursery places in England are not lasting.

  Ofsted 'can inspect academy chains' Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:30:05 GMT  
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has publicly contradicted the head of Ofsted over whether the watchdog has the right to inspect academy chains.

  Debt campaigners tear up student loans Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:13:14 GMT  
The people who buy and then cancel student debt

  Ofsted 'escaped blame' over Baby P Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:19:29 GMT  
A cover-up led to Ofsted escaping blame for its part in the Baby P scandal, according to a BBC documentary.

  Clegg targets teachers' workload Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:56:21 GMT  
Teachers in England are being asked to examine how they spend their working day, as Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg vows to cut down on "pointless paperwork".

  Schools 'should check kids' teeth' Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:54:54 GMT  
Schools and nurseries need to step in to tackle the worrying trend of tooth decay in children, says the advisory body, NICE.

  Exam appeals change 45,500 grades Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:08:14 GMT  
The number of complaints about GCSE and A-level marking rose sharply this year, with a fifth of challenges leading to grade changes, says Ofqual.

  Charity sends schools Ebola resource Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:58:02 GMT  
Schools across the UK are being sent teaching resources on Ebola, by the charity Action Aid, to help develop a better understanding of the disease.

  Regular cannabis 'harms intelligence' Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:27:36 GMT  
Teenagers who are regular cannabis users are "impairing" their educational ability - but moderate use does not harm intelligence, say researchers.

  Disabled students: Molly goes to university Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:38:28 GMT  
A deafblind student's first month at university

  The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:37:48 GMT  
What happened to the kids from 1970s experimental schools?

  VIDEO: Child poverty 'will divide UK' Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:05:49 GMT  
A new report claims that the government will fail to meet its child poverty reduction targets by 2020.

  VIDEO: Gandalf offers pupils exam advice Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:34:14 GMT  
On a visit to a school in Somerset, Sir Ian McKellen reprises his role of Gandalf the wizard to offer pupils an exam tip.

  Tackling education's rich-poor gap Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:13:12 GMT  
How can the rich-poor gap be closed?

  Boarding schools issue Ebola advice Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:37:19 GMT  
The Boarding Schools Association has issued guidance on Ebola after some heads asked how to deal with students returning from affected countries.

  Grants for children's mental health Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:33:12 GMT  
Groups offering mental health support to children and young people will be able to apply for government top-up grants, say ministers.

  PE cash 'can benefit obese pupils' Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:45:35 GMT  
Extra funding designed to boost sport in primary schools could be used to tackle childhood obesity, says Ofsted.

  Teen trio have chemistry Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:18:53 GMT  
Teenage science winners aim to tackle world hunger

  Teens 'should self-regulate net use' Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:07:13 GMT  
Banning the internet or filtering content may not be the best way to keep children safe online, research suggests.

  Tony Blair: Fight war of ideas against extremism Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:01:18 GMT  
Fight war of ideas against extremism

  Care leavers' 'wellbeing neglected' Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:09:30 GMT  
A children's charity says the emotional needs of those in care should be prioritised but are often unmet.

  VIDEO: Hunt wants public oath for teachers Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:12:21 GMT  
Teachers should take a public oath committing themselves to the values of their profession, suggests Labour's Tristram Hunt.

  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.

  China widens schools in Pisa tests Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:18:38 GMT  
There will be a much wider sample of Chinese pupils taking part in the next round of the international Pisa tests, says the OECD.

  US schools to have non-white majority Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:51:32 GMT  
White pupils in state schools in the United States are set to be a minority for the first time when schools return for the new term.

  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.
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