US teachers in mass cheating scandal

Eleven former school teachers and administrators are convicted of falsifying students' test scores in Atlanta, Georgia.

Posted by on 1 April 2015 | 7:11 pm

Social media teacher abuse 'rising'

The NASUWT teaching union says an increasing number of teachers are facing abuse on social media, not only from pupils but also parents.

Posted by on 1 April 2015 | 6:09 pm

Heads not 'counter-terror experts'

Head teachers say they cannot be expected to "conduct surveillance" on young people, after warnings that more might travel to Syria during the school holidays.

Posted by on 1 April 2015 | 12:45 pm

'Poor cannot afford' exam appeals

Schools who ask parents to pay for A-level and GCSE exam appeals risk discriminating against poorer pupils, says a teachers' union.

Posted by on 1 April 2015 | 9:12 am

Warning on 'Mickey-Mouse practicals'

The "Mickey-Mouse practicals" students do under the current A-level system, have nothing to do with "real science", a teaching union conference has heard.

Posted by on 1 April 2015 | 7:41 am

Funding warning for special needs

Special needs provision in England is not receiving funding to match rising demand, the leader of a teachers' union has argued.

Posted by on 1 April 2015 | 4:18 am

Medieval graves found under college

One of the largest medieval hospital burial grounds in England, containing about 1,300 remains, is discovered under St John's College.

Posted by on 31 March 2015 | 9:26 pm

Two schools worlds apart in Lancashire

Two contrasting schools in neighbouring parts of Lancashire

Posted by on 31 March 2015 | 8:25 pm

Schools 'misuse' support staff

Too many schools are misusing support staff by making them cover for teachers "for protracted periods", a union's annual conference has heard.

Posted by on 31 March 2015 | 7:33 am

Poorer children's brains 'smaller'

Poorer children 'have smaller brains' than their more prosperous counterparts, researchers from California have found.

Posted by on 31 March 2015 | 6:18 am

'More teachers leave in first year'

Rising numbers of new teachers are leaving the profession within a year of qualifying, says a teachers' union leader.

Posted by on 31 March 2015 | 5:46 am

Children fear 'addiction to porn'

A tenth of 12 to 13-year-olds are worried they are "addicted" to pornography, a study by the NSPCC ChildLine service has found.

Posted by on 31 March 2015 | 12:01 am

Mentally ill teens 'sent to England'

Youngsters who need treatment for mental illnesses are being sent to England despite there being beds available at a new £2.5m unit in Wales.

Posted by on 30 March 2015 | 11:49 pm

E-cigarette use 'high among teens'

A substantial number of teenagers are experimenting with e-cigarettes, even those who have never smoked, a study suggests.

Posted by on 30 March 2015 | 6:00 pm

Free nursery has 'no academic benefit'

Free nursery places for three-year olds have helped mothers back to work, but have made "no difference" to academic performance later on, researchers claim.

Posted by on 30 March 2015 | 11:33 am

Medieval eye remedy 'kills MRSA'

How a university's 1,000-year-old treatment kills superbugs

Posted by on 30 March 2015 | 9:14 am

Should parents ever worry about Minecraft?

Should parents ever worry about Minecraft?

Posted by on 30 March 2015 | 8:34 am

What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?

What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 8:49 pm

VIDEO: Music transforms children's lives

Classical music is transforming children's lives in a Tyneside's inner city areas as part of an innovative project at Sage Gateshead.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 6:37 am

Mexico missing students: Fear and distrust six months on

Tensions remain six months after Mexico students vanished

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 8:12 pm

Thierry Henry shocks Merthyr pupils

Pupils at Pen-y-Dre High School are in shock after the French striker turned up to present a sports award to a pupil.

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 1:15 pm

Tackling Japan's 'depressed' youth

Young jobseekers 'cautious and pessimistic'

Posted by on 23 March 2015 | 4:56 pm

Isaac Newton royal medal discovery

A student at Oxford University has found that a coronation medal was personally designed by Isaac Newton and includes a political message.

Posted by on 19 March 2015 | 10:36 pm

VIDEO: Inside the BBC on School Report day

The BBC News Channel takes a look at the highlights of BBC News School Report Day across the BBC.

Posted by on 19 March 2015 | 2:07 pm

VIDEO: Students go social media cold turkey

Students from Haggerston School in Hackney gave up their social media accounts for a week for BBC News School Report.

Posted by on 19 March 2015 | 1:13 pm