Norfolk schools inquiry faces review

The investigation into alleged inspection irregularities at three Norfolk schools will be reviewed by an "independent figure", says Ofsted.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 11:24 am

Head teachers' union NAHT joins TUC

The National Association of Head Teachers which represents 28,500 school leaders, has joined the Trades Union Congress.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 8:11 am

Call to scrap term-time holiday ban

Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 5:38 am

AUDIO: Mums on 'diabolical' holiday fines

The Local Government Association says it is time to scrap a ban that stops parents in England taking children out of school for holidays during term-time. These mothers in Salford give their views.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 5:07 am

VIDEO: Rockport honour WW1 poet Weaving

The schoolmaster and war poet from Rockport School

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 5:04 am

Disabled graduates: Life after university

Life after university for disabled graduates

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 7:27 pm

Employers condemn student visa rules

Universities and business leaders call for changes in student visa rules, but the immigration minister says their criticisms are based on "myths".

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 12:21 pm

Fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs

New data shows fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs, including English and maths, this year amid major changes to the exams system.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 5:23 am

'Anti-extremism' school code shelved

The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 7:56 pm

Graduates 'pay fees to universities'

Graduates should pay their university a proportion of their future earnings rather than taking out loans, a report by a free-market think tank suggests.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 7:35 pm

Mystery of giant arm dinosaur solved

Two dinosaur skeletons have been unearthed in Mongolia, solving a mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 7:31 pm

Gladiators were 'mostly vegetarian'

Roman gladiators had a diet that was mostly vegetarian, according to an analysis of bones from a graveyard where the fighters were buried.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 11:39 am

Police 'let down' abuse-risk children

A whistleblower tells the BBC hundreds of people at risk of sexual exploitation in Sheffield were let down by police.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 11:04 am

Virtual lessons help fire-hit school

Pupils at a secondary school closed by a fire, are using online lessons in what is being claimed as the UK's biggest virtual school experiment.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 9:46 am

Nursery learning boost 'short-lived'

Research suggests the educational benefits of free nursery places in England are not lasting.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 7:08 am

Ofsted 'can inspect academy chains'

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has publicly contradicted the head of Ofsted over whether the watchdog has the right to inspect academy chains.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:30 am

Debt campaigners tear up student loans

The people who buy and then cancel student debt

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:13 am

Ofsted 'escaped blame' over Baby P

A cover-up led to Ofsted escaping blame for its part in the Baby P scandal, according to a BBC documentary.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 5:19 am

Clegg targets teachers' workload

Teachers in England are being asked to examine how they spend their working day, as Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg vows to cut down on "pointless paperwork".

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 6:56 pm

Schools 'should check kids' teeth'

Schools and nurseries need to step in to tackle the worrying trend of tooth decay in children, says the advisory body, NICE.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 6:54 pm

Exam appeals change 45,500 grades

The number of complaints about GCSE and A-level marking rose sharply this year, with a fifth of challenges leading to grade changes, says Ofqual.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 10:08 am

Charity sends schools Ebola resource

Schools across the UK are being sent teaching resources on Ebola, by the charity Action Aid, to help develop a better understanding of the disease.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 6:58 am

Regular cannabis 'harms intelligence'

Teenagers who are regular cannabis users are "impairing" their educational ability - but moderate use does not harm intelligence, say researchers.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 3:27 am

Disabled students: Molly goes to university

A deafblind student's first month at university

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 2:38 am

The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s

What happened to the kids from 1970s experimental schools?

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 7:37 pm