Education News

First colleges to teach new vocational T-levels to be named
The new technical courses will equip students for "the jobs of tomorrow," says the education secretary.
Sun, 27 May 2018
University of Southern California president quits in gynaecology scandal
The resignation follows allegations of sexual misconduct by a university doctor and a cover-up.
Sat, 26 May 2018
Stabbed GCSE student refused exemption by exam board
The 16-year-old lost part of his lung in the random attack in a London park earlier this month.
Fri, 25 May 2018
Poor broadband means Conwy valley girl does homework in lay-by
A 12-year-old is so frustrated by no broadband - she has to do homework in the car a mile from home.
Fri, 25 May 2018
League tables changes ‘toxic’ for poor white schools
Exam league tables are stigmatising white working-class schools, head teachers say.
Fri, 25 May 2018
Teacher who referred to her white board marker as 'magic pen of sex' banned from classrooms
Elizabeth Woods also refers to students as 'f******* idiots'
Fri, 25 May 2018
Brightlingsea parents consider removing children from school
One parent said his daughter had experienced "nothing but trouble" since joining the school.
Fri, 25 May 2018
Section 28: What was Margaret Thatcher's controversial law and how did it affect the lives of LGBT+ people?
Reviled clause that banned discussion of same-sex relationships in schools left damaging legacy that still endures
Thu, 24 May 2018
Ofsted admits some 'outstanding schools aren't that good'
"Outstanding" schools may not be as good as their rating suggests, says Ofsted.
Thu, 24 May 2018
Disabled boy sues theme park over lack of suitable toilet
A severely disabled boy, 11, says Flambards Theme Park in Cornwall is discriminating against him.
Thu, 24 May 2018
'Relax A-level grades for some medical students'
Entry requirements for medical degrees should be lowered for those from the worst UK schools.
Thu, 24 May 2018
Free school transport lost for 20,000 rural pupils
More than 20,000 children in rural England have lost access to free school transport, say local authorities.
Thu, 24 May 2018
Five charts that tell the story of diversity in UK universities
The University of Oxford has released figures showing 1.9% of students admitted in 2017 were black.
Thu, 24 May 2018
Oxford University involved in Twitter row with David Lammy
The university apologises after retweeting criticism of the MP from one of its students.
Wed, 23 May 2018
I wish mum's phone was never invented
A teacher's Facebook post about inventions her pupils wish had not been created is making parents stop and think.
Wed, 23 May 2018
Does the UN mean anything to the young?
The United Nations is launching a global poll to find what young people think of policies affecting their lives.
Wed, 23 May 2018
Ethnically mixed schools lessen hostility
Teenagers at more racially diverse schools are less likely to have negative views of other groups, says study.
Tue, 22 May 2018
'Sharenting' puts young at risk of online fraud
Parents are compromising their children's future financial security with online sharing, warns Barclays.
Mon, 21 May 2018
Bereavement lessons: Talking to children about death
Jamie's dad died when he was just four, now his family want to see bereavement lessons introduced in schools.
Mon, 21 May 2018
The father lost to postnatal depression
Vicky Clayton cannot give her son the thing he wants most in the world - his dad.
Thu, 17 May 2018
GCSEs graded 9-1
As teenagers face this year's GCSEs, we explain the new 9-1 grading structure in England.
Thu, 17 May 2018
Learning about the trenches
The trenches and a 'battlefield' were made for students in the Highlands, but are to be opened up to other schools.
Thu, 17 May 2018
Colombia's ex-fighters taught skills for peace
Farc guerillas have returned home, but they are often illiterate and unemployed and in urgent need of new skills for jobs.
Wed, 16 May 2018
NUS: 'Very worrying' harassment on campuses
The NUS says more work needs to be done to reduce sexual violence and harassment on campuses.
Mon, 14 May 2018
Would you give your kids total freedom?
A father of six living in rural Finland has an unusual parenting style: his children enjoy total freedom in the house.
Sun, 13 May 2018
The adopted children confused by love
Children who have suffered abuse can often become distressed at the thought of being loved
Thu, 10 May 2018
'Failing a generation'
Government's child mental health plan leaves hundreds of thousands without proper care, says report.
Wed, 09 May 2018
London ranked top city for students
London has overtaken Paris and Montreal for the title of best student city, despite being so expensive.
Wed, 09 May 2018
Top brass
A Yorkshire primary fights to save its award-winning brass band.
Tue, 08 May 2018
The Teesside gym with treadmills for toddlers
Andy Gray runs GymFants in Teesside and it's an exercise class with a difference.
Fri, 04 May 2018
Knowledge for sale?
Universities are dealing with rising levels of essay cheating, but how big a problem is it?
Thu, 03 May 2018
Stepping into Shakespeare
How standing up and reading Shakespeare out loud can make it more fun and understandable for teenagers.
Sat, 28 April 2018
Isn't that a walkboy?
Can they really not tell the time using an old fashioned clock?
Thu, 26 April 2018
'My teacher saved me from suicide'
Now 26, Hati Sparey-South is herself training as a teacher, determined to help today's pupils.
Thu, 19 April 2018
Dad regrets parenthood
One father believes his friends without children tend to be the happiest.
Wed, 18 April 2018
Siblings in care
Thousands of siblings in care have been split up by councils in England and Wales, new figures suggest.
Wed, 18 April 2018
Primary places
If the school on offer is unsuitable for some reason, there are a number of things you can do.
Mon, 16 April 2018
'It's not a shock anymore'
Teachers describe teaching in an area where knife crime is part of life.
Thu, 12 April 2018
Reality Check
Youth services have seen big cuts in their budgets, but it's impossible to make a clear link.
Sat, 07 April 2018
Frozen meals
New research into how children and families will be affected by changes to free school meals has been published
Fri, 06 April 2018
Motherhood taboo
Three women describe what it is like to secretly wish they had never had children.
Tue, 03 April 2018
When the kids hear
It is normal for parents to argue, but the way rows affect children varies greatly.
Mon, 02 April 2018
Lives in their hands
How do the families of generals who sent men into battle commemorate World War One?
Sat, 31 March 2018
First colleges to teach new vocational T-levels to be named
The new technical courses will equip students for "the jobs of tomorrow," says the education secretary.
Sun, 27 May 2018
University of Southern California president quits in gynaecology scandal
The resignation follows allegations of sexual misconduct by a university doctor and a cover-up.
Sat, 26 May 2018
Stabbed GCSE student refused exemption by exam board
The 16-year-old lost part of his lung in the random attack in a London park earlier this month.
Fri, 25 May 2018
Poor broadband means Conwy valley girl does homework in lay-by
A 12-year-old is so frustrated by no broadband - she has to do homework in the car a mile from home.
Fri, 25 May 2018
League tables changes ‘toxic’ for poor white schools
Exam league tables are stigmatising white working-class schools, head teachers say.
Fri, 25 May 2018
Teacher who referred to her white board marker as 'magic pen of sex' banned from classrooms
Elizabeth Woods also refers to students as 'f******* idiots'
Fri, 25 May 2018
Brightlingsea parents consider removing children from school
One parent said his daughter had experienced "nothing but trouble" since joining the school.
Fri, 25 May 2018
Section 28: What was Margaret Thatcher's controversial law and how did it affect the lives of LGBT+ people?
Reviled clause that banned discussion of same-sex relationships in schools left damaging legacy that still endures
Thu, 24 May 2018
Ofsted admits some 'outstanding schools aren't that good'
"Outstanding" schools may not be as good as their rating suggests, says Ofsted.
Thu, 24 May 2018
Disabled boy sues theme park over lack of suitable toilet
A severely disabled boy, 11, says Flambards Theme Park in Cornwall is discriminating against him.
Thu, 24 May 2018

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