Half of teachers in England 'may quit'

More than half of England's teachers are thinking of leaving their jobs in the next two years, a survey for a teaching union suggests.

Posted by on 3 October 2015 | 6:00 pm

'Global treasure' Koran on display

Fragments of a Koran believed to be one of the oldest ever found go on public display in Birmingham.

Posted by on 2 October 2015 | 9:51 am

VIDEO: 'Oldest' Koran goes on display in Birmingham

What may be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have gone on display at the University of Birmingham.

Posted by on 2 October 2015 | 8:29 am

Cardiff Uni develops virtual assistant

Cardiff University has developed a virtual assistant that will ask questions as well as answer them

Posted by on 2 October 2015 | 7:34 am

Children seek mental health help on web

England's Children's Commissioner says young people are not confident enough to go to a doctor or school nurse for mental health advice.

Posted by on 2 October 2015 | 6:34 am

VIDEO: Pupils 'daily mile' scheme improves health

A Stirling primary school has pioneered a scheme to ensure all of its pupils walk or run a mile every day.

Posted by on 2 October 2015 | 5:39 am

Soft skills give public school edge

It is not good grades but a "grounding in soft skills" that gives people who went to independent schools their edge, claims a former public school head.

Posted by on 1 October 2015 | 7:50 pm

Student leader rules out Cage link-up

The president of the National Union of Students has emphatically ruled out working with the controversial advocacy group, Cage.

Posted by on 1 October 2015 | 7:38 pm

Exeter University plans online degrees

Masters students could have the option to study online at a leading UK university from next year.

Posted by on 1 October 2015 | 10:55 am

No more free schools, Labour pledges

Labour pledges to end the free school programme if they get back into power.

Posted by on 1 October 2015 | 4:42 am

Recession graduates 'now in good jobs'

Four-fifths of UK students who graduated in the 2008 recession are now professionally employed or undertaking further study, statistics show.

Posted by on 30 September 2015 | 6:01 pm

UK 'stands out' in university rankings

The UK has 34 universities in the Times Higher Education ranking of the world's top 200 institutions, with Oxford climbing to second best globally.

Posted by on 30 September 2015 | 5:26 pm

More stressed students seek help

Why do so many more students need counselling?

Posted by on 30 September 2015 | 12:23 pm

Tougher student visa rules warning

University bodies are warning that the Home Office is considering tighter visa rules, which could restrict overseas student numbers.

Posted by on 30 September 2015 | 11:03 am

London schooling set to improve further

High academic attainment among poorer pupils in London schools is set to improve still further, boosting social mobility in the capital, research says.

Posted by on 29 September 2015 | 8:08 pm

Parents want bigger voice in schools

Fewer than a fifth of parents in England think the government listens to them about their children's education, suggests research.

Posted by on 29 September 2015 | 8:19 am

Firm 'hides' university for job interview

The graduate selection process at Deloitte will conceal the schools and university attended by applicants, in a bid to promote social mobility.

Posted by on 28 September 2015 | 8:28 pm

Campaign warns 11% of world illiterate

The United Nations is lobbied by campaigners calling for urgent action to tackle illiteracy around the world.

Posted by on 28 September 2015 | 8:13 pm

VIDEO: Head teacher: 'We should extend school meals'

Mark Tuffney, head of Lowther Primary in Barnes, says schools meals should be extended, not cut back.

Posted by on 27 September 2015 | 1:00 am

Do children still need to read the classics?

Do children really need to read them?

Posted by on 25 September 2015 | 7:48 pm

VIDEO: David Walliams on getting children to read

Children's author David Walliams says children need more help with their reading.

Posted by on 24 September 2015 | 9:41 am

Five bizarre 'lessons' in Indian textbooks

Five bizarre 'lessons' in Indian textbooks

Posted by on 23 September 2015 | 4:04 pm

Dog 'learns Gaelic' in three weeks

A dog who joined his owner at language classes has impressed by learning a set of Gaelic commands in just three weeks.

Posted by on 22 September 2015 | 4:08 am

Changes due to school inspections

Impending changes to Scottish school inspections

Posted by on 21 September 2015 | 10:21 am

Aqeela Asifi: A life of teaching Afghan refugee girls

The Afghan woman who set out to educate refugee girls

Posted by on 15 September 2015 | 6:47 pm