Holiday hunger: Parents skip meals to feed children

Some parents will skip a meal to feed their children this summer because of worries over paying for childcare and food during the school break, a charity says.

Posted by on 25 July 2016 | 12:14 am

Deaf children "allowed to engage in sexual activity", whistleblower says

Children at a school for the deaf were mishandled by staff and allowed to misbehave and engage in sexual activity, a whistleblower says.

Posted by on 24 July 2016 | 6:39 pm

Girls less confident as they grow older, says Girlguiding

Girls' career confidence plummets as they near the world of work, suggests research by Girlguiding.

Posted by on 24 July 2016 | 6:08 pm

Female students urged to apply for top graduate schemes

Female graduates are less likely to aim for top jobs but are more likely to land them if they apply, research suggests.

Posted by on 24 July 2016 | 6:06 pm

Deal fairly with students, universities told

Universities must "deal fairly with students", says the competition watchdog.

Posted by on 23 July 2016 | 6:07 am

Sprinting quickens the mind, researchers find

A study says bursts of intense exercise during the school day improves pupils' focus and concentration in class.

Posted by on 22 July 2016 | 5:55 am

The 100 things to do before leaving primary school

The 100 things children think they should do before they leave primary school are revealed by the Times Educational Supplement.

Posted by on 22 July 2016 | 2:51 am

Perry Beeches Academy Trust: Critical EFA report delayed

A flagship academy trust had "special" treatment when a watchdog delayed a critical report, the BBC learns.

Posted by on 21 July 2016 | 6:55 pm

University tuition fees rise to £9,250 for current students

University tuition fees in England will rise to £9,250 and the increase applies to students who have already started courses.

Posted by on 21 July 2016 | 10:49 am

New schools funding scheme to be delayed by a year

Implementation of a national funding formula for schools will be delayed by a year, Education Secretary Justine Greening says.

Posted by on 21 July 2016 | 9:31 am

Early university ambitions pay off, survey suggests

A survey suggests the younger children decide on going to university the more likely they are to attend a selective one.

Posted by on 20 July 2016 | 7:10 pm

Universities announce fees above £9,000 limit

Universities in England are already announcing tuition fees of £9,250, before Parliament has even finished debating plans to allow them to raise fees.

Posted by on 20 July 2016 | 1:09 pm

South Africa exports online courses back to the West

A lower cost base and partnerships with western universities is helping South Africa to develop online courses for students around the world.

Posted by on 20 July 2016 | 7:24 am

Academy trust hands over running of primary schools

An academy chain that operates nine primary schools in Sussex and Kent is handing over the responsibility of running them.

Posted by on 20 July 2016 | 7:06 am

Working parents face summer childcare struggle

Working parents face a struggle to find holiday childcare as councils across Britain report a lack of places.

Posted by on 19 July 2016 | 7:08 pm

NSPCC issues warning over leaving children home alone

The NSPCC is urging parents to think carefully before leaving children home alone over the summer holidays.

Posted by on 19 July 2016 | 6:00 pm

Turkey coup: Purge widens to education sector

A purge of top officials following a failed coup in Turkey broadens even further with the suspension of 15,200 education staff.

Posted by on 19 July 2016 | 1:46 pm

Labour warns of rising tuition fees

University tuition fees in England would face "significant rises" under plans being put forward by the government, says Labour.

Posted by on 19 July 2016 | 12:36 pm

Employers warn of widening skills shortage

A CBI survey suggests rising numbers of employers are struggling to recruit skilled staff and says it could get harder after the UK withdraws from the EU.

Posted by on 19 July 2016 | 5:22 am

Online 'university of anywhere' opens to refugees

An online university is offering 500 refugees from Syria's civil war free places on its degree courses.

Posted by on 19 July 2016 | 5:08 am

Academies warn Brexit 'damaging science'

An open letter to the government from UK academies representing science, medicine and engineering warns that Brexit is already harming science.

Posted by on 19 July 2016 | 4:12 am

Young suffer as pensioners continue to prosper, says IFS

Young people have suffered a drop in income since the financial crisis, but pensioners have enjoyed a significant rise, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

Posted by on 19 July 2016 | 3:03 am

Pre-school boys 'twice as likely to fall behind girls'

Boys are nearly twice as likely as girls to have fallen behind by the time they start school, a report says.

Posted by on 18 July 2016 | 7:05 am

Social media harms moral development, parents say

A majority of parents in the UK believe social media harms their children's moral development, a survey suggests.

Posted by on 18 July 2016 | 6:11 am

Boys 'twice as likely to fall behind girls' in early years

A report says boys are nearly twice as likely as girls to have fallen behind by the time they start school.

Posted by on 17 July 2016 | 6:08 pm