Private school graduates 'earn more' Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:27:52 GMT  
UK graduates who went to private schools earn thousands of pounds more, on average, than those who were state-educated, research finds.

  Schools 'progressing too slowly' Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:17:12 GMT  
There are "significant gaps" in raising standards in schools in England, a report by spending watchdog the National Audit Office says.

  Morgan: I'd vote for gay marriage now Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:29:49 GMT  
Nicky Morgan, the education secretary and equalities minister, says she has changed her mind and now supports same-sex marriage.

  AUDIO: Move to tackle homophobic bullies Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:26:49 GMT  
The government is to spend two million pounds tackling homophobic bullying in schools in England.

  School tests 'causing pupil stress' Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:10:31 GMT  
Annual school tests for children aged seven to 14 are causing so much stress some pupils are refusing to go to school, a survey finds.

  Hidden school costs worry families Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:07:29 GMT  
Millions of UK families struggle to meet the extra costs of a state education, suggests research carried out by young people.

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

  Children 'prefer to play outdoors' Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:41:45 GMT  
Children would rather be playing outdoors than watching television, but parents' concerns keep them indoors, a survey suggests.

  University abolishes library fines Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:52:10 GMT  
Sheffield University is scrapping fines for overdue library books, marking another step in the move towards students being seen as customers as well as scholars.

  Private school charity rule disputed Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:28:36 GMT  
An Orkney woman who wants independent schools stripped of their charitable status takes her campaign to the Scottish Parliament.

  Young carers' plight shown in game Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:43:55 GMT  
Young carers in Wales have turned their lives into a board game to raise awareness of their plight.

  Children 'lacking trust' in police Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:38:18 GMT  
Children and young people have a "profound lack of trust" in the police, bordering on fear in some cases, a report by MPs and peers suggests.

  Term-time holidays 'must be rare' Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:35:24 GMT  
Holidays for pupils in term-time should only be granted if the circumstances are "rare, unavoidable, significant and short", say head teachers

  Teacher admits Syria terror offences Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:25:24 GMT  
A 30-year-old teacher from Greater Manchester, who planned to join Islamic State militants in Syria, pleads guilty to two terrorism offences.

  Marking ban will hit 69 universities Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:13:05 GMT  
Hundreds of thousands of students are likely to be affected by a university marking boycott by academics angry at changes to their pensions.

  AUDIO: Abuse victim gets no insurance for arson Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:04:33 GMT  
A mother-of-six from Merseyside has been left homeless after her abusive husband burned her house down.

  Academy trust 'wants Ofsted checks' Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:52:24 GMT  
An academy trust says it wants to be open to inspection by Ofsted, after the education secretary appeared to rule out allowing the watchdog to examine groups running academies.

  Escape from Boko Haram Mon, 27 Oct 2014 01:00:03 GMT  
How we escaped our captors, by three Nigerian schoolgirls

  Authors vie for children's award Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:06:11 GMT  
David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Debi Gliori are among the authors on this year's shortlist for the Red House Children's book prize.

  School absence guidelines issued Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:05:29 GMT  
New guidelines for head teachers in England on the situations in which pupils can be given time off during term time have been drawn up.

  Students fined over sexist chants Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:31:10 GMT  
A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.

  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.

  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

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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?

  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.

  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

  China girls barred from 'boys' jobs' Wed, 16 Oct 2013 23:29:33 GMT  
China: girls barred from 'boys' jobs' and some university courses
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