Ofsted rejects claims of tip-offs Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:16:43 GMT  
An Ofsted investigation rejects claims academies had unfair warnings of inspections, but says an email with a schedule had been mistakenly sent.

  Minecraft role for British Museum Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:20:05 GMT  
The building and contents of the British Museum in London are to be digitally recreated in the video game Minecraft, with volunteers sought to help.

  VIDEO: Many Islamabad state schools closed Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:18:22 GMT  
Weeks after the start of term, many state schools in the capital, Islamabad, are still closed, after being taken over by police drafted in to deal with ongoing political protests.

  First Aid Kit harmonise with pupils Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:37:43 GMT  
As they prepare to play the Albert Hall, the band First Aid Kit lead singing workshop for girls from nearby state schools

  Children 'failed in early years' Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:28:26 GMT  
The future prospects of children in England are being hampered because society fails them in the early years, a leading health academic says.

  Dawn French named uni chancellor Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:38:03 GMT  
Comedian Dawn French is to become the new chancellor of Cornwall's Falmouth University.

  Overseas study leads to jobs abroad Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:58:51 GMT  
University exchanges have a far-reaching influence on working lives and romantic relationships, says a study.

  Museum reunites Colossus veterans Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:56:14 GMT  
The largest gathering of veterans who operated the Colossus code-cracking computer in World War II has been held at Bletchley Park.

  Heads reject bad behaviour claims Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:21:54 GMT  
Head teachers say claims about poor behaviour in the classroom are contradicted by the inspection evidence and threaten to undermine recruitment.

  Thousands of HK students at boycott Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:09:07 GMT  
Hong Kong students begin a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory.

  AUDIO: Could 'marshmallow test' teach you? Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:34:17 GMT  
The famous experiment in child psychology from the the 1960s which became known as the marshmallow test has been updated by the experiment's inventor, Walter Mischel.

  Call to offer HPV vaccine to boys Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:18:28 GMT  
Scientific experts are meeting on Monday to discuss whether boys as well as girls should be offered the HPV jab.

  Oxford entry 'more transparent now' Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:36:19 GMT  
Is there a more open application system now?

  Bid to improve early years education Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:17:38 GMT  
Plans to develop a highly-skilled workforce to improve early years education are unveiled by a Welsh government minister.

  Students react to referendum result Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:56:20 GMT  
School Report hears young people's reaction to referendum

  Pregnancy hormone link to poor maths Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:45:23 GMT  
Research suggests children born to mothers who have low thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy do worse at maths.

  VIDEO: Social media clues to better education Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:28:43 GMT  
IBM and a UK college have created a social network to help staff get a better understanding of their pupils.

  Cash warning for university expansion Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:21:02 GMT  
Plans that could increase student numbers by 20% have not been adequately funded, a policy analysis report warns.

  Nigeria college attacked by gunmen Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:33:14 GMT  
Gunmen attack a teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, with officials saying at least 15 people have been killed.

  Academy regulation 'too weak' Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:44:01 GMT  
Checks and balances on how academy chains in England spend large amounts of public money are "too weak", according to research.

  Heads attack no-notice inspections Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:23:43 GMT  
Head teachers say that carrying out Ofsted inspections without warning is like treating school staff as "naughty children".

  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.

  Africa's first education tablet Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:01:28 GMT  
How Africa's first education tablet computer was created

  'Backing' for payday loan advert ban Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:33:49 GMT  
Research suggests three-quarters of British parents want to see payday loan firms banned from advertising to children.

  M&S offers online education courses Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:03:46 GMT  
The High Street retailer is entering online education with the launch of a business course with Leeds University.

  Books donated to fire-hit art school Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:26:05 GMT  
Glasgow School of Art replaces 22% of its most popular books that were lost in a fire at its Mackintosh building in June.

  Music lesson boom sees guitar soar Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:24:34 GMT  
The electric guitar has overtaken the violin in the list of most popular musical instruments for children to play, says a music exam board.

  Top universities 'are the richest' Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:16:44 GMT  
Money is key to being a top university, suggests analysis by Times Higher Education, ahead of its annual world university rankings.

  Universities 'ignoring lads' culture' Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:22:54 GMT  
A laddish culture on university campuses across the UK is being ignored by vice-chancellors, the NUS says.

  Father 'warned Ofsted a year ago' Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:04 GMT  
The father of a pupil at an academy being investigated over claims it was tipped off about an Ofsted inspection says he warned authorities a year before an inquiry was launched.

  Top GCSE grade to be given to just 3% Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:00:22 GMT  
Ofqual says just 3% of GCSE entries in English and maths will be awarded the highest grade under the new system of marking pupils from grades 9-1 instead of A*-G.

  Poor GCSEs at 16, 'no better by 18' Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:21:10 GMT  
Most students who fail to get good GCSEs in English and maths at 16, have not met these standards by 18, figures for 2013 suggest.

  University places information gap Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:34:06 GMT  
What results do students really need to get into a university course?

  AUDIO: Should students learn to cook? Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:57:50 GMT  
Some parents, concerned about their children's welfare when they go to university for the first time this weekend, have been signing them up for cookery classes.

  London's GCSE lessons for England Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:05:54 GMT  
Spreading London's school success more widely

  Teenagers 'moved from care to B&Bs' Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:49:07 GMT  
More than half of English councils placed young people leaving care in bed-and-breakfast accommodation last year - in breach of government guidelines - new data shows.

  At what price a university degree? Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:27:42 GMT  
Cost-benefit analysis of a degree by US experts

  The history of school uniforms Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:15:13 GMT  
School uniform: a history of 'rebellion and conformity'

  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.

  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.

  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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