New student loan model discussed Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:00:49 GMT  
Ministers and officials have been researching an idea that could bring major changes to England's student loan system, BBC Newsnight learns.

  Trust told academies need to improve Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:35:31 GMT  
Ofsted tells an academies trust led by a former government adviser that too many of its schools are not improving fast enough.

  Adoption films for would-be parents Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:57:35 GMT  
Videos of children in care are to be made available to people approved for adoption as part of plans to speed up the process.

  Universities 'must elect more women' Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:17:07 GMT  
Scottish universities should appoint more women to their governing bodies or be forced to do so, according to the National Union of Students.

  Playgrounds squeezed in places crush Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:11:49 GMT  
Many schools are building new classrooms on outside space to accommodate a growing number of pupils.

  Autism school's legacy lives on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:14:42 GMT  
The man who set up a free school in the 80s

  Exam reform delayed by schools Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:44:53 GMT  
Dozens of schools across Scotland are delaying the introduction of new Highers in popular school subjects, according to BBC Scotland research.

  Plagiarism charge rocks US Senate race Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:36:09 GMT  
The New York Times reports that US Senator John Walsh duplicated numerous passages in his 2007 Army War College master's thesis. The news could hamper Democratic hopes of keeping control of the Senate.

  Degrees least likely for white teens Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:13:53 GMT  
University application levels have increased among all groups, but ethnic minority pupils are the most likely to seek places.

  Fewer young smokers and drinkers Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:26:20 GMT  
Smoking, drinking and drug use among secondary school pupils have more than halved over the past 10 years, figures show.

  AUDIO: Police warn teens over explicit texts Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:37:11 GMT  
Teenagers who send explicit pictures of each other could be threatened with prosecution, a police officer warns.

  Nostalgia 'makes people spend money' Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:24:44 GMT  
A feeling of nostalgia makes people part with money more easily, according to academics studying patterns of consumer behaviour.

  Priority school places plan for poor Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:24:44 GMT  
Schools in England could be allowed to offer priority places to the poorest children in their area under proposals put forward by the government.

  'Trojan Horse' probe 'needs review' Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:08:52 GMT  
The council-commissioned review into the so-called Trojan Horse allegations "ought to be reviewed itself", teachers say.

  Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony? Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:27:13 GMT  
Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?

  'Fewer degree offers' for minorities Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:16:48 GMT  
Ethnic minority students are less likely to receive offers from UK universities than their white British peers, research suggests.

  VIDEO: Student texts make fly on wall TV show Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:01:08 GMT  
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly goes behind the scenes of the TV programme The Secret Lives of Students.

  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?

  Selfie 'sexters' in child sex warning Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:53:42 GMT  
Young couples who send explicit pictures of each other are threatened with prosecution under child sex laws.

  VIDEO: Council 'made mistakes' says chief Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:10:48 GMT  
Mistakes were made by Birmingham City Council when dealing with allegations of an alleged plot by hardline Muslims to gain control of schools, its chief executive has said.

  Funding boost for music education Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:13:38 GMT  
Music education for children in England is to receive an £18m boost in funding, the Department for Education says.

  'Disturbing' Trojan inquiry findings Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:49:45 GMT  
Nicky Morgan, the new education secretary, warns of evidence of intolerance in schools as the government's Trojan horse report is published.

  Graduate posts in the UK 'grow 17%' Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:08:52 GMT  
There has been a significant increase in the number of graduate vacancies in the UK but many employers are struggling to fill posts, a poll says.

  A U-turn over student loans sale? Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:21:26 GMT  
A U-turn over student loans sale?

  Teacher wins unfair dismissal claim Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:03:14 GMT  
A teacher who was cleared of sexually assaulting a pupil but then sacked by his school wins a claim for unfair dismissal.

  FGM training for public sector staff Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:07:35 GMT  
Extra training is to be given to teachers, doctors and social workers to help them to identify and assist girls at risk of female genital mutilation.

  VIDEO: Do disabled children miss out on PE? Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:45:27 GMT  
PE provision for children with disabilities in mainstream schools is lacking and could damage Britain's Paralympic prospects in the future, according to a survey carried out by the Youth Sport Trust.

  Food learning theory for obese women Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:42:18 GMT  
Obese women may have a "food learning impairment" that could explain their attitude to food, research from Yale School of Medicine suggests.

  Ban B&Bs for care leavers, say MPs Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:06:09 GMT  
Young adults leaving the care system in England should be provided with regulated accommodation and not placed in bed and breakfasts, say MPs.

  Teachers' luxury gifts raise concern Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:07:43 GMT  
Concerns raised over spiralling cost of gifts to teachers

  Early risers 'less moral at night' Thu, 17 Jul 2014 03:09:44 GMT  
"Morning people", who are more alert early in the day, are more likely to cheat and behave unethically in the night hours, researchers claim.

  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.

  Child obesity 'needs to be tackled' Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:10:40 GMT  
Obesity in children in Northern Ireland is on the rise and needs to be tackled, according to a Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health survey.

  Lessons in girl power in Ghana's schools Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:39:29 GMT  
Talking to the chieftain about sexism

  What do you do with millions of extra graduates? Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:00:22 GMT  
China and India have record numbers of graduates. But what happens if they cannot find jobs?

  Teachers feel undervalued by public Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:03:52 GMT  
An international survey by the OECD shows a widespread pattern of teachers feeling a lack of respect for their profession.

  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.

  You mean you're not on holiday yet? Tue, 10 Jun 2014 23:05:44 GMT  
School summer holidays have begun in parts of Europe - but do they lose out on results?

  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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