Education News

Grandparents 'key to tackling youth anxiety epidemic'
Childline founder says mental ill health epidemic is partly down to the fragmentation of the family.
Fri, 07 December 2018
Oxbridge 'over-recruits from eight schools'
More Oxbridge places go to a handful of private schools than 3,000 state schools put together.
Fri, 07 December 2018
Eight schools send more pupils to Oxbridge than three quarters of the rest of UK schools, report finds
Elite universities accused of failing high-achieving pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds by allowing 'inequality of access'
Thu, 06 December 2018
YouTube deletes cheating videos after BBC investigation
Thousands of videos have been taken down by YouTube as a result of a BBC investigation into essay-writing adverts.
Thu, 06 December 2018
Student rent rises: A look around two very different student flats
Student accommodation prices are rising. Eleanor and Amy pay very different amounts for their rooms in Leeds.
Thu, 06 December 2018
The charity getting young people rowing
London Youth Rowing hopes to encourages young people to be active through the sport.
Thu, 06 December 2018
One million children face 'Dickensian poverty'
A children's charity calculates a million children will spend Christmas without adequate food or comfort.
Thu, 06 December 2018
Government's technical qualifications to count for Ucas points in bid to end 'snobbery'
'As a nation I'm afraid we've been technical education snobs,' education secretary says
Thu, 06 December 2018
Girls 'more likely to face loneliness'
About one in 10 young people often feel lonely, with fears that loneliness will be seen as "failing".
Wed, 05 December 2018
Who is Chris Skidmore? Everything you need to know about the new universities and science minister
'Chris is taking up the role at a particularly challenging time for universities'
Wed, 05 December 2018
Christmas cheer at Lady Lumley's School after ban lifted
Pupils were previously told Christmas was cancelled unless they could argue a case for it.
Wed, 05 December 2018
Windrush: 'Home Office ignored warnings'
Spending watchdog says Home Office processes led to wrongful deportations and detentions.
Wed, 05 December 2018
US buyers to protect ethos of AC Grayling's London college
The new US owners of the New College of the Humanities, founded by philosopher AC Grayling, promise to keep its identity.
Wed, 05 December 2018
Parental leave: The good, the bad and the unexpected
Three parents share their very different experiences of staying home to look after their children.
Wed, 05 December 2018
No you Kant: Russians reject German thinker's name for airport
Russians are told it is unpatriotic to name Kaliningrad's airport after philosopher Immanuel Kant.
Tue, 04 December 2018
Oxfordshire school introduces £50 cap for teacher presents
The private school in Oxfordshire says extravagant gifts are putting staff "in an awkward position".
Tue, 04 December 2018
Missing special needs support 'a national scandal'
Ofsted chief paints a "disturbing" picture of children left without help for their special needs.
Tue, 04 December 2018
'Shortcomings' in half of Welsh secondary schools
Inspectors Estyn praise primaries - but say there is not enough pupil progress in secondary schools.
Tue, 04 December 2018
Michelle Obama: What's behind the former first lady's appeal?
Newsnight looks at the former first lady's appeal - especially to women and girls - around the world.
Tue, 04 December 2018
Racism at university: Inquiry launched by UK's equality body
Levels of racism seen in UK universities are "concerning", says Britain's national equality body.
Tue, 04 December 2018
Water bill 'too expensive' to flush toilet
A report on poverty says water bills are now the most common arrears for poorer families.
Tue, 04 December 2018
'Buddy Benches' making playtime less lonely
Buddy Benches are proving popular in Irish schools, with a mission to improve the lives of adults as well as children.
Tue, 04 December 2018
Mexico missing students: New president creates truth commission
Mexico's new president creates a commission to investigate the 2014 Iguala disappearances.
Mon, 03 December 2018
Plymouth university students' union votes to leave NUS
The University of Plymouth Students' Union will end its affiliation with the National Union of Students.
Mon, 03 December 2018
The 16 grammars that have won funds to expand
The schools were selected from 39 applications and make up 10% of England's 163 grammar schools.
Mon, 03 December 2018
Bristol parents share mixed-race hair tips
A cafe in Bristol encourages people to share ideas on caring for African-Caribbean children's hair.
Mon, 03 December 2018
Michelle Obama and me: How former US first lady changed my life
Five UK schoolgirls attending the former US first lady's London talk explain what she means to them.
Mon, 03 December 2018
Domestic abuse: 'Children are the hidden victims'
A teenager who grew up in a family with domestic abuse explains the impact this has had on her.
Wed, 28 November 2018
'I was married and divorced in my 20s'
Three people explain how it feels to be a young divorcee in 2018?
Wed, 28 November 2018
Overseas students turn away from US
The Trump administration is blamed for a downturn in international students enrolling in the US.
Wed, 28 November 2018
Iraqi university rebuilds after IS 'dark age'
Mosul University is trying to recover from the trauma of war and occupation by the so-called Islamic State.
Wed, 21 November 2018
Living with abuse
Government should press ahead with plans to define such behaviour as domestic abuse, say campaigners.
Mon, 19 November 2018
University 'not for people like us', thought prize winner
The winner of a big education prize grew up thinking poor families like his could not go to university.
Wed, 14 November 2018
The letters that ended World War One
Phones and telegrams were in their infancy, so letters were key to negotiating an end to The Great War.
Sat, 10 November 2018
Where do teachers get the most respect?
An international study looks at where teachers are held in the highest public esteem.
Thu, 08 November 2018
I'm not daydreaming Miss
Teachers are urged to spot the signs that a child might have epilepsy.
Wed, 07 November 2018
Stranger Danger
A new educational message designed to keep children safe from abduction is being piloted in the UK.
Thu, 01 November 2018
Do schools help or hinder social mobility?
"Meritocracy is the big promise of our democracies," says the OECD. But are education systems delivering?
Wed, 31 October 2018
Leaving care: 'A spare room changed my life'
"When I tell people about my previous life you can see their jaws drop," says 18-year-old Chloe.
Fri, 26 October 2018
Is democracy having a mid-life crisis?
The anxieties of Western democracies are more like a mid-life crisis than a revolution, says politics professor.
Wed, 24 October 2018
Universities: Is free speech under threat?
BBC Reality Check looks at whether universities have banned books, speakers or changed course content.
Tue, 23 October 2018
Does it matter what degree grade you get?
There might be twice as many first-class degrees - but how relevant is that to job-hunting students?
Mon, 22 October 2018
Grandparents 'key to tackling youth anxiety epidemic'
Childline founder says mental ill health epidemic is partly down to the fragmentation of the family.
Fri, 07 December 2018
Oxbridge 'over-recruits from eight schools'
More Oxbridge places go to a handful of private schools than 3,000 state schools put together.
Fri, 07 December 2018
Eight schools send more pupils to Oxbridge than three quarters of the rest of UK schools, report finds
Elite universities accused of failing high-achieving pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds by allowing 'inequality of access'
Thu, 06 December 2018
YouTube deletes cheating videos after BBC investigation
Thousands of videos have been taken down by YouTube as a result of a BBC investigation into essay-writing adverts.
Thu, 06 December 2018
Student rent rises: A look around two very different student flats
Student accommodation prices are rising. Eleanor and Amy pay very different amounts for their rooms in Leeds.
Thu, 06 December 2018
The charity getting young people rowing
London Youth Rowing hopes to encourages young people to be active through the sport.
Thu, 06 December 2018
One million children face 'Dickensian poverty'
A children's charity calculates a million children will spend Christmas without adequate food or comfort.
Thu, 06 December 2018
Government's technical qualifications to count for Ucas points in bid to end 'snobbery'
'As a nation I'm afraid we've been technical education snobs,' education secretary says
Thu, 06 December 2018
Girls 'more likely to face loneliness'
About one in 10 young people often feel lonely, with fears that loneliness will be seen as "failing".
Wed, 05 December 2018
Who is Chris Skidmore? Everything you need to know about the new universities and science minister
'Chris is taking up the role at a particularly challenging time for universities'
Wed, 05 December 2018

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