VIDEO: Dealing with death in special schools

How a school is helping children with learning disabilities understand death.

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 6:15 pm

Wilshaw: Poor white pupils 'let down'

White working-class families can feel "abandoned" by schools and heads should be able to fine feckless parents, says Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw.

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 11:43 am

'Protect children from welfare cuts'

Children and their families should be "protected from welfare cuts" - which have contributed to child poverty - the four UK children's commissioners say.

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 9:49 am

Child poverty definition is changed

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith announces a new way of measuring child poverty, focusing on education and home life as well as income.

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 9:46 am

VIDEO: James Caan: 'Turning up on time is crucial'

Ex-Dragons' Den star James Caan says "soft skills" like timekeeping are as important to business as education.

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 8:22 am

Class divide in primary friend study

Researchers find children make friends with others from different ethnic groups, but social class is a more "divisive factor" than ethnicity for adults and children.

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 8:09 am

Barbados school trip cancelled

A school cancels a £1,650 trip to Barbados because too few pupils signed up to go.

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 6:07 am

VIDEO: How will schools prevent extremism?

From Wednesday schools will be held legally responsible for preventing pupils from being drawn into terrorism, but how will they tackle the issue?

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 2:16 am

Universities push for higher fees

Universities are calling for the limit on tuition fees in England to be lifted so that they could rise above the current £9,000 maximum.

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 1:52 am

Role for top schools in improvement

Top-performing council-run schools in England should be able to play a role in improving struggling schools, the Local Government Association says.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 7:04 pm

Students 'turning to payday lenders'

Tens of thousands of students are relying on payday loans to cover their daily living costs, a survey suggests.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 6:57 pm

School governors to be on database

In response to the Trojan Horse allegations, a national database of of school governors in England is going to be created.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 12:06 pm

Schools' new rules on extremism

Schools are given legal obligations to support counter-extremism, but teachers raise concerns over 'spying'.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 11:32 am

Dimbleby quits UCL over Tim Hunt row

Jonathan Dimbleby resigns from his honorary fellowship at University College London, in protest over its refusal to reinstate Prof Sir Tim Hunt.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 8:02 am

Homophobia 'may be sign of extremism'

The education secretary suggests extreme homophobia could be one sign as new advice goes out to schools on how to identify potential extremists.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 4:36 am

'Coasting schools' face tough targets

Hundreds of schools are being told to raise their exam results, under plans announced by the education secretary.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 3:07 am

Is academy status the answer for 'coasting' schools?

Is academy status the answer for 'coasting' schools?

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 8:42 pm

Pupil-premium impact 'will take time'

Funding given to schools for poorer children has "potential", says the government spending watchdog, but will take time to achieve a real change.

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 7:00 pm

VIDEO: Fears as Independent Living fund closes

Thousands of disabled people in England face an uncertain future as the Independent Living Fund closes, with responsibility for funding moved to local authorities.

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 1:32 am

Cleric's 'counter-terrorism' curriculum

Will young British Muslims listen to cleric's message?

Posted by on 23 June 2015 | 5:37 pm

Schools put on front line against extremism

Schools put on front line against extremism

Posted by on 18 June 2015 | 9:21 pm

BBC trials 'mind-control TV' headset

The BBC, in collaboration with tech company This Place, develops a way people can select TV programmes using a cheap, brainwave-reading headset.

Posted by on 17 June 2015 | 7:07 pm

'My classroom gave me cancer'

The schools living with the effects of asbestos

Posted by on 16 June 2015 | 9:49 pm

UK's 'tornado alley' identified

The area between London and Reading, in Berkshire, has the highest likelihood of a tornado in the UK, according to researchers mapping their location.

Posted by on 15 June 2015 | 12:26 pm

Three-year-olds stand up for fitness

The schools standing up for fitness

Posted by on 11 June 2015 | 5:38 am