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Seven charts on the £73,000 co...

Nov 21, 2018 by

The amount spent on schools is a source of frequent controversy. So, where does all the money for educating the country’s...

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Migrant workers send home £8bn...

Nov 20, 2018 by

Migrant workers in the UK, many in low-paid jobs, are sending £8bn a year to support families in their home countries, says a report...

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Special needs pupils ‘sp...

Nov 18, 2018 by

Julie becomes tearful when she starts talking about her autistic son’s struggle to stay in school. “He has been taught...

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Two-year degree plan to cut co...

Nov 17, 2018 by

Students in England are being promised the option of “accelerated” two-year degree courses, saving 20% on tuition fees...

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‘Offensive’ studen...

Nov 14, 2018 by

A students’ union officer who leaked photos showing students wearing “offensive” T-shirts says what was written on...

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‘Schools should have con...

Nov 13, 2018 by

Pupils in schools where smartphones are banned like being free of the associated pressures, says England’s Children’s...

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‘Hundreds of pupils spen...

Nov 12, 2018 by

School isolation rooms: ‘The shelves, the windows, the bare walls… every single day’ “The windows, the bare...

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Pseudonyms to protect authors ...

Nov 11, 2018 by

Academics who are frightened to explore controversial topics, in case it provokes a backlash, will soon have a safer route to publish...

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Where do teachers get the most...

Nov 11, 2018 by

If teachers want to have high status they should work in classrooms in China, Malaysia or Taiwan, because an international survey...

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Bullying: Children point finge...

Nov 9, 2018 by

Children want adults to show each other more respect, with four out of 10 (41%) seeing grown-ups bullying each other in the past six...

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‘Press reset’ to w...

Nov 7, 2018 by

Overseas student numbers are “flatlining” and the government must “press reset” to tempt them back, says a...

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Too many students left with de...

Nov 5, 2018 by

Too many graduates in England are being left with big debts for too little payback, MPs are warning. Nearly half of recent graduates...

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Children with learning disabil...

Nov 5, 2018 by

Children with learning disabilities are being let down by society, according to a report by a leading health inequality expert. Prof...

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Ipswich school reports ‘...

Nov 4, 2018 by

Parents have alleged a pupil attending Stoke High School is an adult possibly aged in his 30s A secondary school pupil is being...

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Tuition fees cut to £6,500 but...

Nov 2, 2018 by

Tuition fees in England’s universities could be cut to £6,500 – but with much higher fees, up to £13,500, proposed for...

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‘Hologram’ lecture...

Nov 1, 2018 by

By Leo Kelion –  University classes are set to be given a futuristic spin by letting lecturers appear as hologram-like...

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Eleven teachers sent home afte...

Oct 31, 2018 by

Teachers at a school in Edinburgh have been sent home without pay after refusing to teach pupils they claim are violent and abusive....

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Chancellor pledges £400m for &...

Oct 29, 2018 by

Schools in England are to receive a one-off £400m to buy “that extra bit of kit”, the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has...

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More students seek mental heal...

Oct 29, 2018 by

The number of students seeking mental health support while studying at university has increased by more than 50% in five years,...

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Central European University ma...

Oct 28, 2018 by

The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest has threatened to move most of its teaching to Vienna if Hungary’s government...

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