VIDEO: What's the point of an expensive MBA?

Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg all made fortunes despite being college dropouts. So why bother with the time and cost of a business degree if you can make it without one?

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 6:54 am

College lecturers in strike ballot

The EIS is to ballot college lecturers across Scotland over whether they should take industrial action in a dispute over their pay.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 6:49 am

Tests for four-year-olds 'disruptive'

New tests in England for four-year-olds are unreliable and disrupt children's start to school, research for a teaching union suggests.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 4:02 am

Plaid offers to write off student debts

Students who stay in Wales to study or return home to work after graduation should have £6,000 a year of debts written off, Plaid Cymru says.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 2:44 am

University A-level 'safety net' offers

A UK university is competing for students by promising places even if applicants miss by one A-level grade.

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 11:28 am

Website offers advice for older drivers

A website advising senior citizens how to drive safely for longer - and when to stop altogether - is launched by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 10:48 am

VIDEO: Why UK adults are going back to school

Why millions of UK adults are going back to school. For some, it's an opportunity to learn a new skill, for others it's an avenue back into the world of work.

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 7:35 am

Most P1 pupils learn a foreign language

The majority of pupils in Scotland are learning an additional language in primary one, says the Scottish government.

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 7:27 am

Student loan repayment avoiders targeted

Graduates in England and Wales who fail to repay their student loan in time could be prosecuted, ministers warn.

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 7:12 am

Playground-urinating pupils warned

Parents are told to warn their children against urinating in a playground by the school's head teacher.

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 6:35 am

Sex education 'will not be compulsory'

England's education secretary rejects MPs' calls to make sex-and-relationship education compulsory in all schools.

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 6:29 am

More than £500,000 to 'fraud' college'

More than half a million pounds in tuition fees, loans and grants is awarded to a private college at the centre of a fraud investigation.

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 6:11 am

'Iron Boy' granted superhero wish

A young Australian boy with cystic fibrosis was given the chance to save Sydney from a super villain on Thursday.

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 5:15 am

Universities to target poor white boys

More students from white working class backgrounds are to be targeted in a university recruitment drive

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 7:03 pm

University bosses' pay 'inflation-busting'

Vice-chancellors at UK universities receive average salary packages of £272,000 a year, the University and College Union says.

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 6:13 pm

VIDEO: The dance teacher with Down's syndrome

Hannah is one of the few dance teachers in the UK with a learning disability

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 6:11 pm

VIDEO: Apprenticeships boost the workforce

Germany has Europe's lowest rates of youth unemployment, partly because of its traditional apprenticeship system, which allows young Germans who don't go to university to train and qualify in companies.

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 6:54 am

Parents urged to boycott VTech toys

A range of cybersecurity experts warn parents to beware of buying VTech's electronic toys following its handling of a recent hack attack.

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 3:51 am

Teacher shortages confirmed in England

The government has missed its teacher recruitment targets for the last four years amid growing teacher shortages, says the official spending watchdog.

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 2:37 am

Academy chain schools 'not good enough'

Ofsted has warned the E-Act academy chain that the quality of education for too many pupils is "not good enough".

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 10:14 am

Are economics degrees fit for purpose?

Are economics degrees fit for purpose?

Posted by on 4 February 2016 | 6:13 pm

Does Cameron's university claim stack up?

Are there really more black males in prison than in universities?

Posted by on 3 February 2016 | 7:21 pm

E-books versus paperbacks in schools

How e-books are making a difference to children

Posted by on 31 January 2016 | 8:35 pm

Rhodes statue is part of global protest

Oxford's statue row is part of global student protest

Posted by on 29 January 2016 | 9:42 am

Is South Africa's education system really 'in crisis'?

Why are South Africa's schools in such a mess?

Posted by on 28 January 2016 | 8:27 pm