£14,000 tuition fees plan for two-year degree courses

Universities in England will be able to charge higher annual fees for shorter, fast-track degree courses.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 11:06 am

Fresh setback for 30-hour nursery place scheme

Thousands of nurseries do not plan to offer England's free 30-hours nursery place scheme, data shows

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 4:14 am

Halle Orchestra plans to open Stoke-on-Trent school

The intention is for students to spend 40% of their time in specialist music classes.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 6:07 pm

Almost third of university academics from outside UK

Universities rely on high levels of overseas staff, but figures show foreign student numbers are falling.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 11:31 am

Schools funding: re-think the re-think

Campaign group warns schools in poorer areas could suffer under new rules.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 4:43 am

Teacher changes accent to avoid 'village idiot' tag

One teacher told researchers he was afraid of "seeming thick" in front of students.

Posted on: 22 February 2017 | 6:59 pm

School days 'could be shortened' to save money at seven schools

Academy head says government cuts have left funding at "crisis point" amid threat to shorten days.

Posted on: 22 February 2017 | 6:37 pm

Head resigns over school funding crisis

A head teacher has told parents she is resigning in protest over school funding shortages.

Posted on: 22 February 2017 | 1:06 pm

Pupils to sit times tables check from 2019

Pupils in England will sit a times tables check, from 2019, at the end of their primary schooling.

Posted on: 22 February 2017 | 11:19 am

Prince Harry praises teacher 'compassion'

The best teachers go beyond academic lessons to pass on lessons in compassion, says Prince Harry.

Posted on: 22 February 2017 | 3:30 am

Prince Harry: Best teachers go beyond text books

Prince Harry explains what he thinks the best teachers can do for pupils.

Posted on: 22 February 2017 | 12:25 am

'More spent on free schools as older buildings deteriorate'

The government has pledged billions for free schools while existing buildings are deteriorating, watchdog finds.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 6:56 pm

NICE advice to look for 'soft' signs of child abuse

Signs may include excessive clinginess, recurrent nightmares or over-friendliness towards strangers.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 6:47 pm

Ohio policeman helps girl, 10, with maths homework

Brave Lt BJ Gruber, of Marion, Ohio, offered up his help without realising the subject was maths.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 4:09 pm

Teacher shortage due to 'workload and pressures'

The government is failing to tackle "significant teacher shortages" in England, MPs say.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 10:29 am

Academic selection: Policy group criticises 'negative impact'

A policy group set up and run by the Department of Education (DE) criticises the impact of academic selection.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 1:01 am

Watchdog to pursue essay-cheat websites

The universities minister is calling for tough action against the misuse of essay-writing services.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 7:03 pm

Staffordshire mother says breastfed son ‘spotted cancer’

Teddy was "very distressed" and pushed his mother away when she tried to feed him.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 12:27 pm

'Say the big words'

Families describe the moment they shared the news that no-one wants to hear

Posted on: 16 February 2017 | 4:15 am

School's out

Teacher Daniel Gray decided it was time to speak out about his sexuality. But how did the school respond?

Posted on: 15 February 2017 | 6:05 pm

Which is the world's best city for students?

An international ranking puts Montreal as best world city for students, overtaking Paris.

Posted on: 15 February 2017 | 4:30 am

Custody battle

A mother paid thousands of pounds to a man who said he could win her child custody battle.

Posted on: 12 February 2017 | 9:23 pm

Trump's school choice

Betsy DeVos, Trump's pick for education secretary, only just got approved this week. Why is that?

Posted on: 7 February 2017 | 11:49 am

Trying to be a distance learner in Aleppo

A young woman in Syria refuses to let a war and lack of electricity stop her ambition to be a student.

Posted on: 1 February 2017 | 4:21 am

'I don't belong here'

Iranian, Iraqi, Syrian and Pakistani students in the US react to President Donald Trump's executive order banning people from seven countries.

Posted on: 31 January 2017 | 6:04 pm