School-leavers in fishing jobs push

A new initiative is encouraging school-leavers in Aberdeenshire to consider taking up jobs in the fishing industry.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 10:36 am

Teen isolated over cancer hair shave

A teenager who shaved his head to raise money for a cancer charity is put into isolation for breaking school rules.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 8:03 am

Student fury over 'impossible' exam

Final year economics students at Sheffield University are furious after an exam this week contained "impossible" questions.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 7:49 am

University applications at record high

University applications have reached record levels, according to the Ucas admissions service.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 8:43 pm

Lack of oversight 'damaging schools'

MPs say problems in some more autonomous schools have been picked up too late because of lack of oversight by the government.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 7:35 pm

School tables branded a 'nonsense'

Government school league tables are branded a "nonsense", after numerous changes to the way grades are recognised left more schools failing.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 12:00 pm

Colour-coded school ratings revealed

Parents can find out how their children's schools are performing with results of a new colour-coded ratings system being revealed.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 8:50 am

'Counter-extremism' boost in schools

Tackling the threat of extremism in England's schools is to be made a higher priority, says Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 7:25 am

Transforming a struggling school

How one head turned a school's performance around

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 3:39 am

Apps let parents 'spy' on their kids

Apps that allow parents to 'spy' on their kids

Posted by on 28 January 2015 | 8:19 pm

Staff shortage at Trojan schools

Schools at the centre of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham are struggling to recruit staff, the Chief Inspector of Schools has told MPs.

Posted by on 28 January 2015 | 11:35 am

School postpones gay bullying class

A Dublin school has postponed anti-homophobic bullying workshops following complaints by parents.

Posted by on 28 January 2015 | 11:30 am

Trying to prevent radicalisation with humour

Can this man stop young people becoming radicals?

Posted by on 27 January 2015 | 10:44 pm

Primary school standards 'decline'

The standards of primary schools inspected in Wales declined in 2014 compared to previous years, according to education watchdog Estyn.

Posted by on 27 January 2015 | 3:19 pm

VIDEO: Academies: The pupils' view

Petchey Academy pupils and the school's principal explain how they think the school has changed since becoming an academy.

Posted by on 27 January 2015 | 12:33 pm

Norfolk schools inspections 'fair'

There is no evidence that three Norfolk academies had unfair advance notice of Ofsted inspections, an independent review has concluded.

Posted by on 27 January 2015 | 10:55 am

'No top university' for many schools

Hundreds of schools and colleges in England do not send any students on to the UK's top universities, data shows.

Posted by on 27 January 2015 | 10:00 am

VIDEO: No proof academies work, say MPs

There is no evidence to prove the government's flagship academies programme has raised standards for all schoolchildren, according to a cross-party group of MPs.

Posted by on 27 January 2015 | 3:49 am

'No proof' academies raise standards

There is no clear evidence to show that "academies raise standards overall", says a report from the Education Select Committee into England's school system.

Posted by on 26 January 2015 | 9:17 pm

Graduate jobs 'benefit school-leavers'

Leading firms will offer school-leavers more opportunities as the graduate jobs market picks up, a survey suggests.

Posted by on 26 January 2015 | 9:13 pm

Families hit by cuts, report says

Families with young children and poorer households have been worst affected by government changes to tax and benefits, according to a new report.

Posted by on 26 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

More private students get state loans

Taxpayers financing £675m in loans to students at private colleges, new figures reveal

Posted by on 26 January 2015 | 3:17 pm

University seeking 'eureka' dean

The University of Bristol is inviting applicants for the brand new post of 'associate dean of eureka moments'.

Posted by on 26 January 2015 | 9:05 am

Siblings in care 'forced apart'

Over a third of children in care who have siblings are having to live apart from any of them, suggests research by a children's charity.

Posted by on 26 January 2015 | 3:58 am

Can Labour pay for university fee cut?

Labour leader Ed Miliband favours cutting the maximum university fees for students from £9,000 to £6,000, the BBC understands.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 1:33 pm