Delay school start and 'miss a year'

Parents of summer-born children are being told they could miss a year of secondary school if they delay their start at primary, MPs are told.

Posted by on 4 March 2015 | 7:09 am

Schools 'fail to stretch most able'

State secondary schools in England are not doing enough to stretch the most able students, Ofsted says.

Posted by on 4 March 2015 | 4:26 am

University bosses earning £260,000

While university leaders want to keep £9,000 fees, a lecturers' union survey shows that vice-chancellors are earning up to £623,000 per year.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 6:43 pm

University feeds 270,000 taking refuge from Boko Haram

University feeds 270,000 taking refuge from Boko Haram

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 6:14 pm

Sex abuse on industrial scale - PM

Children in the UK have suffered sexual abuse on an "industrial scale" with authorities failing to tackle the problem, David Cameron has said.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 10:10 am

Snow and ice hits roads and schools

More than 40 schools across counties Londonderry and Tyrone are closed as snow and ice made travel treacherous.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 3:12 am

Children's homes 'lack secure places'

Local authorities are struggling to house some of the most disturbed children because of a shortage of places in secure children's homes.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 7:07 pm

One-third miss school choice in London

Almost a third of families in London did not get their first choice of secondary school as the population surge reaches secondary level.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 12:32 pm

Swings and roundabouts for FE funding

How should FE students be funded?

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 8:11 am

VIDEO: National pride in Ukraine school

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a high school in Mariupol where students are taking lessons in Ukrainian patriotism.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 5:33 am

'All schools need careers teachers'

All schools in England should have a teacher trained to give high-quality careers advice, particularly to poorer pupils, says a charity.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 5:31 am

What next for the grammar school?

How Kent 's grammar school debate may reflect a wider picture

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 1:53 am

Child health 'an election issue'

Measures to protect children's health should be put at the forefront of the general election, say doctors.

Posted by on 1 March 2015 | 10:07 pm

Are humans getting cleverer?

Why are people getting better at intelligence tests?

Posted by on 1 March 2015 | 6:03 pm

Coalition row over 'hate preachers'

The Conservatives accuse Vince Cable of trying to water down a ban on "hate preachers" in English universities to protect free speech.

Posted by on 1 March 2015 | 6:46 am

Labour pledges £6,000 tuition fees

Ed Miliband says £9,000 tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.

Posted by on 27 February 2015 | 12:38 pm

VIDEO: Fees pledge: What do students think?

The BBC asks students at Leeds University for their reactions to a Labour pledge to reduce tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.

Posted by on 27 February 2015 | 12:06 pm

Tuition fees: To cut or not to cut?

Views on Labour's £6,000 pledge from the frontline

Posted by on 27 February 2015 | 10:38 am

L'Oreal to change 'bad at maths' ad

A numeracy charity's challenge prompts beauty giant L'Oreal to change an advert boasting about not being good at maths.

Posted by on 27 February 2015 | 9:13 am

Clare Balding backs sports careers for women

Clare Balding says more girls should work in sport

Posted by on 26 February 2015 | 6:21 am

School in video overcrowding appeal

A primary school in County Antrim has made a social media video to highlight their acute lack of classroom space for the growing number of pupils.

Posted by on 24 February 2015 | 12:08 pm

VIDEO: Children make WW2 documentary

Schoolchildren across the UK are getting an opportunity to make their own documentary films about World War Two to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

Posted by on 24 February 2015 | 4:12 am

Labour arts promise for schools

Ed Miliband says he would use Ofsted inspections to make schools put a greater emphasis on arts subjects.

Posted by on 24 February 2015 | 3:57 am

Higher education warnings 'ignored'

MPs accuse the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills of ignoring "repeated warnings about the abuse of public money" over alternative higher education providers.

Posted by on 23 February 2015 | 6:59 pm

Syria trio 'not radicalised' at school

There is no evidence that three girls thought to be going to Syria to join Islamic State were radicalised at Bethnal Green Academy, its principal says.

Posted by on 23 February 2015 | 7:49 am