Computer game for Deloitte job-hunters

Business consultancy Deloitte is to use a computer game as part of its selection process for apprenticeships.

Posted by on 24 November 2015 | 10:29 am

Ofsted warning over faith schools

Ofsted inspectors warn that a number of private faith schools are not doing enough to respect women, or people of other faiths and beliefs.

Posted by on 24 November 2015 | 10:09 am

Teachers work 'longer classroom hours'

An annual international comparison from the OECD shows long classroom hours for UK teachers and high fees for students.

Posted by on 24 November 2015 | 10:07 am

Plan to close schools and offices early

All Highland Council offices and schools could be closed from lunchtime on Fridays under proposals aimed at saving the local authority money.

Posted by on 24 November 2015 | 5:26 am

85% of child sex abuse 'missed'

The majority of child sex abuse is carried out by family or friends and up to 85% is unreported, the children's commissioner suggests.

Posted by on 24 November 2015 | 4:08 am

Taming your kids' computer habits

The difficulties of taming children's computer habits

Posted by on 23 November 2015 | 8:56 pm

Labour proposes 'deprived pupil' fund

Head teachers would be given £1,000 for every pupil from a deprived background and the discretion over how to spend it under new Scottish Labour proposals.

Posted by on 23 November 2015 | 4:51 am

Do celebs deserve honorary degrees?

Do celebrities deserve their honorary doctorates?

Posted by on 21 November 2015 | 6:26 pm

Desperate not to have children

Two women desperate not to hear the patter of tiny feet

Posted by on 21 November 2015 | 6:24 pm

Schools to get 'fair funding' formula

Plans to redress differences in school funding across England are expected to be outlined by the chancellor in Wednesday's Autumn Statement.

Posted by on 21 November 2015 | 6:07 pm

Call to improve toddlers' home safety

Emergency doctors and safety campaigners call for a national home-visiting scheme to help prevent injuries to toddlers in their own homes.

Posted by on 20 November 2015 | 8:51 pm

'Winnie-the-Pooh' skull revealed

The skull of the bear that inspired the Winnie-the-Pooh books is going to be put on public display for the first time in a London museum.

Posted by on 20 November 2015 | 11:54 am

School scraps prom over 'pressure'

A girls' school permanently scraps its end of year prom claiming it is too much of a "distraction" to pupils.

Posted by on 20 November 2015 | 12:56 am

Starkey video removed amid racism row

Cambridge University removes a campaign video featuring historian David Starkey after an open letter provoked a row over racism.

Posted by on 19 November 2015 | 10:11 am

Teacher shortage hitting recruitment

A "drastic" teacher shortage is leading to "rolling recruitment" and schools sharing job hopefuls, a BBC investigation finds.

Posted by on 19 November 2015 | 7:59 am

VIDEO: 'We cancelled our France school trips'

David Hampson from Tollbar Academy in Grimsby explains why he cancelled two school trips to France in the wake of the Paris attacks.

Posted by on 19 November 2015 | 6:26 am

State school asks parents for cash

Parents at a North Yorkshire state school are asked for payments towards its running costs.

Posted by on 19 November 2015 | 6:11 am

Teacher recruitment 'crisis to worsen'

Heads and academics warn of a worsening teacher recruitment crisis in England, as targets for the number of new trainees are missed for the third year running.

Posted by on 19 November 2015 | 6:10 am

'No more amateur school governors' call

"Amateurish" school governing boards in England's schools "will no longer do", the chief inspector of schools Sir Michael Wilshaw warns.

Posted by on 18 November 2015 | 7:55 pm

VIDEO: Duchess of Cambridge on child mental health

The Duchess of Cambridge explains to a conference of headteachers why she works to highlight the issue of child mental health.

Posted by on 18 November 2015 | 10:16 am

VIDEO: British child prodigy composes opera

Ten-year-old Alma Deutscher has composed an opera, concertos for piano and violin, and started writing a novel, as David Sillito reports.

Posted by on 17 November 2015 | 4:00 am

Scots accent 'less eroded' than English

The Scots accent is flourishing and proving resilient against a growing homogenised anglicised accent across English regions, research suggests.

Posted by on 16 November 2015 | 4:52 am

Child obesity: what are the options?

How do we win the battle of the bulge?

Posted by on 11 November 2015 | 10:44 am

VIDEO: Microsoft chief checks out Micro Bit

Microsoft's chief drops in on a London school to see what children are doing with a test batch of the forthcoming Micro Bit computers.

Posted by on 10 November 2015 | 11:17 am

Why your older sibling is smarter than you

What being a family's firstborn can mean

Posted by on 7 November 2015 | 7:14 pm