Education warnings 'six years ago'

A lack of a long-term vision for education in Wales, highlighted in a critical OECD report, were first raised more than six years ago, BBC Wales has learnt.

Posted by on 24 April 2014 | 1:38 pm

VIDEO: Education warnings 'six years ago'

Concerns raised earlier this month about a lack of long-term vision for education in Wales were highlighted over six years ago according to a confidential document.

Posted by on 24 April 2014 | 8:03 am

AUDIO: Tuition fee savings may be 'small'

The savings made by university tuition fee reforms are likely to be "very small," an IFS study has found.

Posted by on 24 April 2014 | 7:26 am

Tuition-fee change savings 'unclear'

A study says the public cost of higher university fees and loans is "highly uncertain" and depends on how much future graduates will earn.

Posted by on 24 April 2014 | 3:04 am

Asthma inhalers may go into schools

Plans to allow schools to keep asthma inhalers go to public consultation, as campaigners say current rules endanger hundreds of thousands of children.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 7:51 pm

'More consider' an overseas degree

Rising numbers of UK students would consider studying abroad, according to research by the British Council.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 7:34 pm

Men win sex discrimination pay case

Eighteen men unhappy at being paid less than their female colleagues win an equal pay claim against a university.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 1:16 pm

'Trojan Horse' probe schools named

A list of the schools Ofsted has been sent in to inspect over an alleged plot by Muslim hard-liners to seize control of governing bodies is published.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 8:52 am

Exam pressure: A tutor's eye view

Enter the world of the super-tutor

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 6:19 pm

New Family Court comes into being

A new single Family Court comes into being in England and Wales as ministers pledge to put the welfare of children at the centre of the justice system.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 9:45 am

Competitive sport 'puts off pupils'

The majority of children would be happy to see the competitive element removed from school sport, a survey suggests.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 8:00 am

Three Scots universities leave CBI

Three Scottish universities become the latest organisations to quit the CBI over its stance in the Scottish independence referendum debate.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 12:21 am

Boycott call for early years tests

The National Union of Teachers has moved nearer a boycott of assessment checks for four year olds.

Posted by on 21 April 2014 | 11:22 am

Teachers angry at online insults

Online social media is being misused to insult, intimidate and smear staff in schools, says a teachers' union.

Posted by on 21 April 2014 | 10:30 am

Teachers vote for strike in June

National Union of Teachers' conference votes for a summer-term strike over pay and workload.

Posted by on 21 April 2014 | 9:29 am

Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 11:58 am

Menopause 'worse' in too warm schools

High temperatures, poor ventilation and lack of drinking water in schools make the menopause particularly tough for teachers, the NUT has heard.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 7:10 am

Extremism in Birmingham schools?

Investigating claims of Islamic "takeovers" of schools

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 6:47 am

Teachers' election year strike threat

The NASUWT teachers' union warns of industrial action in the run up to next year's general election.

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 5:48 am

Teachers put strike vote on hold

The NUT conference rejects calls for a four-day autumn strike, but could still press for a summer classroom walk-out

Posted by on 20 April 2014 | 4:39 am

Teachers warn of CCTV intrusion

Teachers are warning that CCTV safety cameras are being misused by senior staff as a way of spying on lessons.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 6:32 pm

What hours do teachers really work?

What hours do teachers really work?

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 12:08 pm

Hunt warns against schools extremism

Labour's Tristram Hunt has told teachers in Birmingham that there is no place for "cultural or gender segregation" in schools.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 8:33 am

Teachers demand qualified status

Teachers' union conferences are demanding that schools in England should only employ qualified teachers.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 6:06 am

VIDEO: Schools improving maths with snooker

Snooker World Champion Steve Davis is taking his love of the sport into schools in the hope of improving students' maths skills.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 2:14 am