Unicef: 75m children deprived of school

Some 75 million school-age children in crisis areas around the world are in desperate need of educational support, according to a new report by Unicef.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 7:30 pm

Syrian refugee students rebuild from Beirut

Syrian refugee students rebuild from Beirut

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 6:18 pm

Parents in primary school test protest

Numbers of parents have kept their children off school for the day in a protest about primary tests in England.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 2:28 pm

Exam papers replaced after 'leak'

Exam papers for this year's Higher English tests have had to be replaced at short notice amid concerns some questions were leaked.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 6:39 am

Rich and poor lifespan gap 'widening'

The gap between the lifespans of rich and poor people in England and Wales is rising for the first time since the 1870s, research suggests.

Posted by on 2 May 2016 | 8:44 pm

End primary school 'chaos', heads say

Head teachers cannot and will not endure another year of the "chaos" that has raged in England's primary schools, the National Association of Head Teachers' conference hears.

Posted by on 1 May 2016 | 8:38 am

VIDEO: Should all children study RE?

Head teachers are to discuss whether parents in England should be allowed to take their children out of religious education classes, on the grounds that it undermines the teaching of "British values".

Posted by on 1 May 2016 | 2:23 am

Industrial action threat over academies

Head teachers threaten industrial action over plans to force all state schools in England to become academies, after heckling the education secretary at their conference.

Posted by on 30 April 2016 | 12:20 pm

VIDEO: 'You don't have to test to assess'

Sally Bates, head of Wadsworth Fields Primary School and James Bowen, from the NAHT, give their opinions on mass academisation and testing.

Posted by on 30 April 2016 | 8:30 am

VIDEO: Morgan heckled over academy plans

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has been heckled at the National Association of Head Teachers' conference in Birmingham.

Posted by on 30 April 2016 | 4:54 am

Primary tests in England 'too hard'

New national tests to be sat by 11-year-olds in England have been made too hard, say head teachers.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 10:19 am

VIDEO: Is primary testing too stressful?

The testing regime for primary schools in England is in chaos and distracting to pupils, says the National Association of Head Teachers.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 3:08 am

Schools could stay closed until August

A number of the 17 Edinburgh schools closed on safety grounds are unlikely to reopen until the new school year in August, BBC Scotland learns.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 12:14 am

School bans 'abusive' swearing parents

Some parents are banned from entering a Kent school without a pre-booked appointment after staff are verbally abused.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 7:48 pm

England degree debt 'higher than peers'

University graduates in England face higher debts on graduation than their peers in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the Sutton Trust says.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 8:58 am

Care children denied mental health help

Children in care have more mental health problems but too often miss out on treatment, say MPs.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 6:34 am

'Not diverse' nursery report withdrawn

A report claiming a Market Rasen nursery was failing to teach toddlers about cultural diversity has been withdrawn by Ofsted.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 5:46 am

Warning on subject choice at 16

Too many university applicants realise too late they picked the wrong school subjects at 16, says the consumer group Which?

Posted by on 27 April 2016 | 7:47 pm

Morgan offers no academy concessions

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan offered MPs no compromises over controversial plans to force all of England's schools to become academies.

Posted by on 27 April 2016 | 12:25 pm

The country planning to privatise education

The country planning to privatise its primary schools

Posted by on 25 April 2016 | 7:20 pm

Did too much, too soon spell disaster for DfE?

Did too much, too soon spell disaster for DfE?

Posted by on 22 April 2016 | 10:25 am

Uni applications should be 'personal'

University hopefuls are urged to keep their applications 'personal' by admissions body UCAS.

Posted by on 21 April 2016 | 9:03 am

How do you get picked for University Challenge?

How do you get picked for University Challenge?

Posted by on 19 April 2016 | 8:12 am

Inside a multi-academy school

A look inside a multi-academy school

Posted by on 17 April 2016 | 8:45 pm

The Soviet space secret found by pupils

The English school that unearthed a Soviet space secret

Posted by on 15 April 2016 | 7:21 pm