Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry

The PM will vow to help key sectors such as pharmaceuticals and boost skills for the post-Brexit economy.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 2:47 am

School budgets near breaking point, say head teachers

School budgets are close to breaking point, suggests research by a head teachers' union.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:50 pm

Reconsider grammar plan, heads urge May

Secondary heads in North Somerset urge Theresa May to reconsider grammar proposals.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 7:51 pm

Cheshire East schools 'could face four-day week'

Schoolchildren face the prospect of a four-day week because of a shortage in funding, a group of head teachers warns.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 12:50 pm

Thousands of teachers needed to mark new GCSEs and A-levels, says report

Thousands more teachers will be needed to work as examiners as reforms kick in, says report.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 11:36 am

Quadruple the fun

Meet the mum to quadruplets who went viral after sharing a video that 'sums up motherhood'.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 6:45 am

Shanghai solution?

When children in Shanghai took part in the Pisa tests of educational attainment, the world was shocked by their maths results. Should the rest of the world be teaching maths the same way?

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 4:57 am

Thousands could miss out on free childcare, warns lobby group

Ministers are underestimating the number of children eligible for free childcare, says a lobby group.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 4:02 am

Utah couple's life transformed by quadruplets

Ashley and Tyson Gardner had two sets of identical twins by IVF.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 2:13 am

Davos 2017: Teens' virtual reality challenge

A group of Swiss teens has been invited to take a virtual reality challenge at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 9:12 am

Boycott birth census, civil rights group urges parents

The civil rights group Liberty is urging parents in England to boycott Thursday's school census.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 7:28 am

League tables: New targets see 282 secondaries underperforming

As new school league tables are published, the government says 282 secondaries are underperforming.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 4:53 am

Bomb teams sent to schools 600 times in chemical alert

Warnings about a potentially hazardous chemical sparks a flurry of calls to the Army.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 6:22 pm

From dinner lady to head teacher in just nine years

Rosalind Brotherton started her school career feeding children at lunchtime and ended up as head teacher.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 11:37 am

'Research schools' for social mobility zones

Education Secretary Justine Greening is to announce six more "opportunity areas" with their own research schools.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 10:00 am

Billionaire offers biggest education prize

Internet entrepreneur Charles Chen Yidan is going to award $8m per year to education projects.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 9:37 am

Former Ofsted chief Wilshaw to work with schools in India

Former Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is going to work for an international schools group and return to his "roots" in India.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 5:03 am

The secret university

Iran's Bahai minority is forbidden from studying at university - but they have a way round it, at least until it comes to postgraduate degrees.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 4:33 am

Friends 'key to fewer school dropouts'

Schools urged to encourage pupils with poor grades to mix with stronger students.

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | 8:03 pm

Babies remember their birth language - scientists

Babies learn language in the early months of life, and retain this knowledge, say scientists.

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | 6:51 pm

Knowsley planning return of A-levels after shut down

Knowsley, which became the first borough to lose all its A-level classes, has plans for the exam to return.

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | 8:34 am

Poor public transport puts rural schools out of reach

Young people in rural areas are missing out on chances in education because of poor public transport.

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | 5:55 am

SQA 'urgently needs to build trust'

Urgent work is needed to rebuild the relationship between Scotland's teachers and the country's exam body, according to MSPs.

Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 7:44 pm

MPs call for unpaid internships ban

Unpaid internships should be stopped as a barrier to social mobility, says a parliamentary report.

Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 6:49 pm

Body anxious teens avoid PE, says report

Almost a third of 2,000 UK teenagers told a survey they avoid PE because of body anxiety.

Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 6:46 pm