Free nursery has 'no academic benefit' Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:33:02 GMT  
Free nursery places for three-year olds have helped mothers back to work, but have made "no difference" to academic performance later on, researchers claim.

  Teachers' 'British values' warning Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:15:35 GMT  
Teachers should ignore rules on promoting "fundamental British values", a teachers' union conference has heard.

  Irish colleges upgrade A-level value Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:42:18 GMT  
Students from the United Kingdom should soon find it easier to gain entry to Republic of Ireland universities due to change in the admission points system.

  Should parents ever worry about Minecraft? Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:34:43 GMT  
Should parents ever worry about Minecraft?

  Vocational training Labour's priority Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:33:19 GMT  
Labour pledges an education bill on vocational training and apprenticeships in its first hundred days if it takes power after the election

  South Africa campus statue boarded up Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:22:16 GMT  
A colonial-era statue of Cecil Rhodes on a South African university campus has been boarded up after student protests.

  Teachers call to publish heads' pay Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:49:33 GMT  
The ATL teachers' conference has heard calls for schools to publish details of their pay structure, with warnings of excessive pay rises for top staff.

  False allegations 'blight' teaching Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:19:13 GMT  
Schools must ensure blameless members of staff do not have their careers wrecked by false allegations, a union's annual conference will hear.

  Parents rarely spot child obesity Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:13:22 GMT  
Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.

  Heads' threat to parents over gaming Sun, 29 Mar 2015 03:07:51 GMT  
Head teachers in Cheshire warn parents they will report them to the authorities if they allow their children to play computer games rated for over-18s.

  'Rise in child mental health issues' Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:58:56 GMT  
More children have mental health problems than two years ago, according to a union's survey of education staff.

  What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider? Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:49:11 GMT  
What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?

  A-levels and GCSE subjects culled Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:39:13 GMT  
Ofqual sets out the range of A-levels and GCSEs that will no longer be taught amid moves to toughen examinations in England.

  VIDEO: Music transforms children's lives Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:37:04 GMT  
Classical music is transforming children's lives in a Tyneside's inner city areas as part of an innovative project at Sage Gateshead.

  Many young pupils 'can't communicate' Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:02:45 GMT  
A study suggests too many children in England are starting school unable to communicate well enough or control their behaviour.

  Mexico missing students: Fear and distrust six months on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:12:54 GMT  
Tensions remain six months after Mexico students vanished

  Homeless children at six-year high Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:00:04 GMT  
The number of children living in temporary accommodation in England is at a six-year high, according to official figures.

  Schools 'facing big budget cuts' Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:01:35 GMT  
Schools in England will have less to spend per pupil over the next five years, no matter who wins the election, according to analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

  Thierry Henry shocks Merthyr pupils Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:15:08 GMT  
Pupils at Pen-y-Dre High School are in shock after the French striker turned up to present a sports award to a pupil.

  Academy chains v local authorities Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:02:00 GMT  
Academies may not be better at school improvement

  'Give children time to really learn' Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:16:21 GMT  
Branwen Jeffreys on a campaign to let children learn to think

  Tackling Japan's 'depressed' youth Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:56:45 GMT  
Young jobseekers 'cautious and pessimistic'

  Isaac Newton royal medal discovery Fri, 20 Mar 2015 03:36:47 GMT  
A student at Oxford University has found that a coronation medal was personally designed by Isaac Newton and includes a political message.

  VIDEO: Inside the BBC on School Report day Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:07:13 GMT  
The BBC News Channel takes a look at the highlights of BBC News School Report Day across the BBC.

  VIDEO: Students go social media cold turkey Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:13:15 GMT  
Students from Haggerston School in Hackney gave up their social media accounts for a week for BBC News School Report.

  VIDEO: Kevin Kilbane meets Sam and Ben Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:29:03 GMT  
Match of the Day summariser Kevin Kilbane went to meet aspiring pundits Sam and Ben from Lancasterian School in Manchester.

  Stanford to open entrepreneur course in London Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:01:07 GMT  
Silicon Valley's Stanford University to start teaching in London

  Emergency plan to help teach Syria's refugees Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:30:52 GMT  
Emergency plan to help teach Syria's refugees

  University feeds 270,000 taking refuge from Boko Haram Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:14:25 GMT  
A university in Nigeria is trying to help a rising tide of people displaced by Boko Haram violence.

  South Sudan's struggle for schools hit by abductions Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:02:40 GMT  
Pupils preparing for exams are abducted, as South Sudan tries to re-open schools

  Can Lithuania turn brain drain into brain gain? Wed, 18 Feb 2015 01:00:35 GMT  
Can Lithuania reverse loss of young and talented?

  Could time travel really take place? Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:03:53 GMT  
Universities examine whether time travel is really possible

  Seven big myths about improving schools Wed, 04 Feb 2015 00:17:24 GMT  
Seven big myths about why some countries are good at education

  France plans elite mega-university Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:07:56 GMT  
A new university in Paris wants to create a "knowledge hub" competing with Silicon Valley.
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