Education News

Cambridge University plans free degrees for poorest students
'Bursaries and scholarships available are spread too thin right across the student body', says Labour MP
Sat, 18 August 2018
Deaf children fall further behind classmates at A-level due to government cuts, analysis finds
Exclusive: 'To be falling behind so drastically shows the system is completely failing deaf students', says expert
Sat, 18 August 2018
A-level results day: Fears grow over unconditional university offers as some students stop attending school
'We expect the Office for Students to take appropriate action over unconditional offers'
Sat, 18 August 2018
Thousands of top university places still up for grabs
Tens of thousands of degree places still available, even in medicine, which are usually at a premium.
Fri, 17 August 2018
'Trojan Horse' hearings against teachers and governor cost £1.27m
Banned governor Tahir Alam says the cases were a "total waste of public money".
Fri, 17 August 2018
NYU offers free tuition for all its medical students
The New York medical school will fund all students, due to fears of graduates' "overwhelming" debt.
Fri, 17 August 2018
A-level results 2018: Teenagers achieve rise in top grades
A-level results show a rise in top grades, as a record proportion of 18-year-olds head to university.
Thu, 16 August 2018
Musician Stormzy on why he's funding university scholarships
The musician says he'll fund two black British students to go to the University of Cambridge.
Thu, 16 August 2018
The three-year-old with an IQ of 171
Ophelia's parents say they it is difficult to keep up with her will to learn.
Thu, 16 August 2018
The three-year-old with an IQ of 171
Natalie and Ben's daughter Ophelia joined Mensa at only three years old.
Thu, 16 August 2018
A-level results: Why clearing is 'not the end of the world'
What are the immediate options if your A-level grades aren't what you were expecting?
Thu, 16 August 2018
A-level results 2018: What was new about this year's exams?
Thousands of teenagers are getting their A and AS-level results, but what have the recent changes been?
Thu, 16 August 2018
A-level results day: Less well known qualifications can improve 'job earnings', report finds
'Having these skills can lead to a rewarding career and fantastic opportunities'
Wed, 15 August 2018
Bringing up your baby as a vegan
Laceinne Cooper is raising her child on a plant-based diet. She explains how and why.
Wed, 15 August 2018
Debate over Scotland's schools enters new term
As Scotland's children head back to school this week, the debate over education intensifies.
Wed, 15 August 2018
Exam results: The highs, lows and... embarrassing mums
Thousands of students get their exam results this month. BBC Rewind looks at some classic reactions.
Wed, 15 August 2018
School exclusion of autistic boy unlawful, judge rules
The exclusion of an autistic boy after he hit a teaching assistant with a ruler, punched her and pulled her hair, was 'unlawful'.
Tue, 14 August 2018
Oxford college employed sex abuse monk for 12 years
Fr Bernard Green sexually assaulted a boy in 1995 and was banned from working with young people.
Tue, 14 August 2018
University unconditional offers 'undermine education'
Will offering too many university places which don't depend on A-level grades drive down standards?
Tue, 14 August 2018
Going plastic-free with kids
Reducing your dependence on plastics can be daunting, especially if you've got a young family.
Tue, 14 August 2018
GCSE results day 2018: When is it and what happens next?
Here's our guide to everything you need to know
Thu, 09 August 2018
Wellbeing in your 20s
A study on wellbeing finds 20-somethings feel more distant from friends and family.
Thu, 09 August 2018
London's Great Stink
Temperatures hit the 30s and there were no proper drains, bringing flies, disease and panic.
Fri, 03 August 2018
Giving your child away
Jewish parents in the Netherlands under the Nazis rescued their children by handing them to strangers.
Fri, 03 August 2018
Bangladesh teenagers demanding road safety paralyse Dhaka
The protesters are demanding improved road safety after a boy and a girl were killed by a bus.
Thu, 02 August 2018
'We're with my disabled brother round the clock'
A charity highlights how young carers spend their summer holidays rather differently.
Thu, 02 August 2018
'I thought my summer job was a punishment'
Your stories and experiences of summer jobs.
Thu, 02 August 2018
School where refugees are the teachers
An online school wants to make better use of the language skills of refugees and to help them integrate.
Wed, 01 August 2018
A good fit?
A divorce lawyer to the stars says couples should ask 10 "critical" questions before a relationship.
Fri, 27 July 2018
Making a drama out of a TB crisis
With low levels of literacy, Papua New Guinea has been using drama to deliver health messages about stopping tuberculosis.
Wed, 25 July 2018
Holiday childcare
Entertaining kids during the holidays is expensive, but some have found innovative ways to cut the cost.
Mon, 23 July 2018
Home alone
As the long holidays start, children's charity NSPCC urges parents and carers not to leave young children home alone.
Thu, 19 July 2018
'My sister has my child'
British parents pay an average of £133.34 a week for full-time holiday childcare for one child, a survey finds.
Wed, 18 July 2018
Jenson Button takes brakes off engineering
A student racing car competition wants to tackle a global shortage of recruits into engineering.
Wed, 18 July 2018
Visual history
Artists and historians make sure the imagery of May's Irish abortion referendum is preserved.
Mon, 16 July 2018
Global challenges
Businesses and researchers are brought together by Prince Charles to tackle global challenges.
Wed, 11 July 2018
K-pop drives boom in Korean language
The popularity of K-pop is driving a global boom in learning the Korean language.
Wed, 11 July 2018
'Everyone supports me'
Parents and pupils benefit from innovation for which school wins national award.
Thu, 05 July 2018
'Lively and enthusiastic'
"Enthusiastic when working in a group" - or does that really mean "a proper bossy boots"?
Thu, 05 July 2018
Putting death on the school timetable
Doctors in Australia want the school curriculum to get young people talking about the ethical issues around death and dying.
Wed, 04 July 2018
Graduation fail
People have been sharing their experiences of having their names mispronounced.
Wed, 27 June 2018
School closes after 100 years
A bittersweet farewell to a school that was the "hub and heart" of a small County Down community.
Wed, 27 June 2018
Teens on 9-1 GCSEs: 'Everyone's worried about grade boundaries'
How have teenagers coped with taking the new 9-1 GCSE exams this summer?
Sat, 23 June 2018
Hail Mary
What's it like to be a public intellectual in age of echo chamber social media and fake news?
Wed, 20 June 2018
Saint's bone returned
Waste company presents bone, said to be of a Pope executed 2,000 years ago, to Westminster Cathedral.
Tue, 19 June 2018
The softer stimulant?
As Lord Hague calls for a change in the law on cannabis, young people claim it is often seen as a "softer" stimulant.
Tue, 19 June 2018
Degree pay premium
Find out which courses and which universities can boost earnings after graduation.
Fri, 15 June 2018
Hoaxed
Children with poor literacy skills struggle most to tell which stories are false, says a report.
Wed, 13 June 2018
Scary and overcrowded
More must be done to stop children being housed in bed and breakfasts and temporary accommodation, says a report.
Wed, 13 June 2018
Football and university
A football club signs up a university as a shirt sponsor - to help them both reach the people they otherwise could not reach.
Sun, 10 June 2018
'Miss! Are your classes making me blind?'
Why spending more time in school and university could be damaging our eyes.
Thu, 07 June 2018
Streaming at five set me up to fail, says deputy head
Deputy head Sean Macnamara says his own experiences convinced him streaming is a bad idea.
Sat, 02 June 2018
Twins in school: To separate or not to separate?
Some mothers want their twins kept together, some prefer separate classes and others say "they'll find their own way regardless".
Thu, 31 May 2018
Cambridge University plans free degrees for poorest students
'Bursaries and scholarships available are spread too thin right across the student body', says Labour MP
Sat, 18 August 2018
Deaf children fall further behind classmates at A-level due to government cuts, analysis finds
Exclusive: 'To be falling behind so drastically shows the system is completely failing deaf students', says expert
Sat, 18 August 2018
A-level results day: Fears grow over unconditional university offers as some students stop attending school
'We expect the Office for Students to take appropriate action over unconditional offers'
Sat, 18 August 2018
Thousands of top university places still up for grabs
Tens of thousands of degree places still available, even in medicine, which are usually at a premium.
Fri, 17 August 2018
'Trojan Horse' hearings against teachers and governor cost £1.27m
Banned governor Tahir Alam says the cases were a "total waste of public money".
Fri, 17 August 2018
NYU offers free tuition for all its medical students
The New York medical school will fund all students, due to fears of graduates' "overwhelming" debt.
Fri, 17 August 2018
A-level results 2018: Teenagers achieve rise in top grades
A-level results show a rise in top grades, as a record proportion of 18-year-olds head to university.
Thu, 16 August 2018
Musician Stormzy on why he's funding university scholarships
The musician says he'll fund two black British students to go to the University of Cambridge.
Thu, 16 August 2018
The three-year-old with an IQ of 171
Ophelia's parents say they it is difficult to keep up with her will to learn.
Thu, 16 August 2018

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