Sharp drop in EU student applications to UK universities

Numbers of EU students applying for the most competitive UK university courses have dropped sharply, new figures show.

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 5:30 am

A-levels choice 'reduced by funding squeeze'

Sixth-form colleges in England are offering fewer courses because of financial pressures, a study finds.

Posted on: 26 October 2016 | 7:10 pm

Black History Month row over Zayn Malik image

A students' union apologises for using the faces of Zayn Malik and Sadiq Khan to mark Black History Month.

Posted on: 26 October 2016 | 7:28 am

'Super-parenting' improves children's autism

Training mums and dads as "super parents" can dramatically improve a child's autism, a study shows.

Posted on: 26 October 2016 | 4:01 am

New teacher found for tiny island school

A new teacher has been found for a school with just nine pupils on the tiny Hebridean island of Muck.

Posted on: 26 October 2016 | 2:48 am

Free thinking

A university for coding without any teachers has opened in California this month.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 6:12 pm

Academy funding must be transparent, says MP

The transparency and accountability of academy spending must be improved, says chairman of the parliamentary Education Committee, Neil Carmichael MP

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 10:48 am

Theatre applies to be first to open free school

The Royal and Derngate Theatre announces plans to launch a new secondary school in Northampton specialising in the arts.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 10:04 am

Apprenticeship 'U-turn' will help poorest teenagers

Updated government plans, for apprenticeship funding in England, have been welcomed by critics who feared they would exclude the poor.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 9:52 am

Special needs: Review of plans to cut nursery school hours

The Education Authority (EA) begins a review of its plans to cut hours for pupils at special school nurseries.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 12:16 am

US changes toddler screen time advice

Until now the American Academy of Paediatrics has recommended that children under two have no screen time at all.

Posted on: 24 October 2016 | 4:14 pm

Teen hackers study considers link to addiction

A study for Europol suggests efforts to stop young people hacking could learn from anti-addiction efforts.

Posted on: 24 October 2016 | 11:25 am

New teachers: 30% of 2010 intake quit within five years

Almost a third of the new teachers who started jobs in English state schools in 2010 had left the sector five years later, ministers confirm.

Posted on: 24 October 2016 | 9:21 am

Head teacher writes to tooth fairy after boy's lost playground tooth

A head teacher writes to the tooth fairy on behalf of a five-year-old boy who was upset at losing his tooth at school.

Posted on: 24 October 2016 | 6:07 am

Queen's University survey suggests lack of leadership

Fewer than a third of staff at Queen's University believe it is being led effectively, according to a survey carried out by the university.

Posted on: 24 October 2016 | 1:20 am

Scottish teachers begin industrial action over workloads

Members of a Scottish teaching union are taking part in industrial action in a dispute over workloads.

Posted on: 23 October 2016 | 6:27 pm

Station Road

It is the most common residential road name in Great Britain, but what is it like living in Station Road in Islington, London?

Posted on: 23 October 2016 | 5:59 pm

Housing: Councils call for freedoms to build new homes

Town hall bosses call for urgent talks with the government on how they could rapidly build homes where they are needed.

Posted on: 22 October 2016 | 5:59 pm

Top experts' letter pleads for art history A-level

Hundreds of academics write an open letter to an exam board, condemning its plans to axe A-level art history.

Posted on: 22 October 2016 | 5:42 am

'I needed counselling'

A student says her university's handling of her sexual assault complaint made everything "so much worse".

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 5:40 am

How China is getting ahead in the space race

China has started looking ahead to how it will produce the next generation of space explorers.

Posted on: 19 October 2016 | 6:11 pm

Darts champion delivers treble maths masterclass

How did world darts champion Scott Waites help school pupils hit the bullseye in maths?

Posted on: 19 October 2016 | 9:35 am

Check your area

Only 73 out of England's 163 grammar schools give any priority to children from low income families in their admissions policies, the BBC has found. Explore the data for grammar schools closest to you.

Posted on: 17 October 2016 | 11:04 pm

Course closed

Art history is the latest A-level to be shelved, but what other subjects have been scrapped along the way to allow for the qualifications of today?

Posted on: 14 October 2016 | 11:16 am

Is this the world's most oversubscribed school?

A school in India that offers an elite education for poor rural families receives 250,000 applications for 200 places.

Posted on: 11 October 2016 | 6:20 pm