VIDEO: Maud, 90, on how life can be lonely

Maud, 90, speaks to the BBC about her feelings of isolation.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 2:31 am

Campaign highlights elder loneliness

One out of every five elderly people in the UK who feel lonely say they have no-one to turn to, a survey indicates.

Posted by on 29 July 2015 | 6:32 pm

High debt fear for poorer students

Poorer students in England may be put off university by funding changes that could leave them with higher debts than middle-class graduates, a report says.

Posted by on 29 July 2015 | 6:00 pm

Reaching the parts others cannot teach

Reaching those others cannot teach

Posted by on 28 July 2015 | 6:07 pm

London campus fails to sign students

No students are signed up for University of South Wales courses in London, a year after they are launched with a budget of £750,000.

Posted by on 28 July 2015 | 3:08 pm

'Let children erase online past'

A campaign promotes the idea that children should be able to delete their online past.

Posted by on 28 July 2015 | 11:57 am

App tries to stop university drop-outs

Students at the Open University will have their working patterns monitored to see if they need extra support during their course.

Posted by on 28 July 2015 | 7:06 am

Councils to be scored on Neet rates

Local councils are being scored annually on how well they reduce the number of young people not in education, employment or training.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 6:25 am

Can you make schools integrate?

How do you make schools integrate?

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 3:58 am

VIDEO: 'Glass-floor' block on social mobility

Robert Pigott reports on a study which shows middle-class families are stopping less well-off children from getting the better-paid jobs.

Posted by on 26 July 2015 | 2:43 am

'Glass floor' protects middle classes

Middle-class children benefit from a "glass floor" protecting them from slipping down the social scale in Britain, a study of 17,000 people concludes.

Posted by on 26 July 2015 | 2:29 am

Top books: one young reader's verdict

One child's verdict on teachers' must reads

Posted by on 24 July 2015 | 10:26 am

Poor pupils 'no better in academies'

A report suggests many academy chains are struggling to improve the results of poor pupils despite several years in charge of schools.

Posted by on 24 July 2015 | 1:33 am

Charlie tops must-read school list

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is at the top of a teachers' list of books "all children should read before leaving primary school".

Posted by on 23 July 2015 | 8:57 pm

Russian students targeted as recruits by Islamic State

Why Russian students are targets for Islamic State

Posted by on 23 July 2015 | 6:50 pm

The airlift education scholarship that changed the world

The scholarship that brought Obama's father to the US

Posted by on 23 July 2015 | 8:50 am

More pupils try 'vaping' than smoking

More pupils in England aged between 11 and 15 have tried electronic cigarettes than have smoked a cigarette, according to official figures.

Posted by on 23 July 2015 | 4:19 am

Birmingham reacts to 'oldest' Koran

What does it mean for the city where it was discovered?

Posted by on 22 July 2015 | 10:53 pm

University access work 'fragmented'

Universities in England are urged to work together to ensure young people from less advantaged homes succeed in their degree studies.

Posted by on 22 July 2015 | 7:31 pm

Rise in secondary school-age pupils

The number of pupils who will be attending England's secondary schools over the course of the next decade is set to rise by 20%, government figures show.

Posted by on 22 July 2015 | 7:18 am

VIDEO: Students' views on scrapping of grants

Students from the poorest backgrounds in England will graduate owing up to £53,000 after maintenance grants are replaced by loans, a think tank has suggested.

Posted by on 21 July 2015 | 4:43 pm

VIDEO: Does Sweden's free school model work?

Sweden once excelled in international education tests but it has just set up a commission to look at why it has fallen further and faster than any other country.

Posted by on 21 July 2015 | 2:06 pm

Rotherham children 'still at risk'

The police force at the centre of the Rotherham abuse scandal still needs to make "major improvements" to some child protection procedures, a report finds.

Posted by on 21 July 2015 | 5:01 am

Poorest graduates 'will owe £53,000'

Institute for Fiscal Studies analysis of changes to student finance forecasts higher debts for poorer student, but savings for the government.

Posted by on 20 July 2015 | 6:57 pm

'Meltdown' in FE college finances

There has been a "rapid decline" in the finances of the further education sector in England, warns the public spending watchdog.

Posted by on 20 July 2015 | 9:37 am