Laptop sales soar before university

The surge in sales of laptops for students getting ready to start university has become like a "mini-Christmas", say leading retailers.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 1:38 pm

Education 'zone' for Shankill youth

The Shankill area of Belfast has the worst record of educational attainment across all council wards, but a new proposal plans a 20-year programme to create a zone for children and young people.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 10:50 am

'Extremist video' in Trojan school

A violent extremist video was shown in a Birmingham school, a committee of MPs investigating the the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot is told.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 6:52 am

Child migrant 'abused in Australia'

A 70-year-old former child migrant from a Catholic-run home in Londonderry says he was sexually abused after being shipped to Australia.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 6:29 am

Student hardship fund 'cut by £1.3m'

Money made available to the poorest students in further education colleges is cut by over a third, falling by £1.3m over the past five years.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 4:29 am

Free meals served for infant pupils

Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, as schools re-open for the new term.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 3:48 am

Can geeks rescue science education?

How geek chic can boost the sciences

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:28 pm

Q&A: Free school meals for infants

The debate over funding free school meals for all

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:04 pm

VIDEO: The most future-proof profession?

BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:01 pm

VIDEO: Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

Millions of children in England will begin a "tough" new national curriculum when they return to school this week.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 1:06 pm

'Teachers face pupil aggression'

More than half of UK state school staff have faced aggression from students in the past year, suggests research.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 1:04 pm

Ofsted academy chain 'weaknesses'

Inspectors accuse one of the biggest academy chains in England of "low expectations".

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 10:12 am

VIDEO: Do you know what 11x12 is?

BBC News asks adults to answer some of the questions that could appear on English schools' new curriculum.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 10:05 am

The 'big issues' of core subjects plan

How significant are the plans for GCSE choices?

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 9:26 am

Special needs pupil reforms in place

Reforms that aim to give children and young people with special educational needs and their parents a greater say in the support they receive come into effect in England.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 7:26 am

VIP students 'arrive by helicopter'

Students wanting to make a big impression on their first day at university are being offered a VIP arrival service, such as arriving by helicopter.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 7:24 am

National curriculum changes

How is the curriculum changing for schools in England?

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:29 am

BBC begins push to help kids code

The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 4:02 am

Charities urged to open own schools

Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 4:00 am

Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 3:14 am

A computing revolution in schools

How schoolchildren are set to embrace coding

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 2:41 am

Top school's lessons free on iTunes

A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.

Posted by on 31 August 2014 | 7:55 pm

VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine

Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.

Posted by on 31 August 2014 | 6:18 pm

Dictionary completed after 101 years

Dictionary finally completed after 101 years

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 10:53 pm

University feud raised with minister

A bitter feud which has rocked the Plymouth University boardroom will be raised with the government, an MP confirms.

Posted by on 29 August 2014 | 10:23 am