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Pupils upskirting teachers inc...

Jun 24, 2018 by

Pupils secretly taking pictures up teachers’ skirts and posting them on social media is becoming more of a problem, a teaching...

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Cyan colour hidden ingredient ...

Jun 22, 2018 by

The colour cyan – between green and blue – is a hidden factor in encouraging or preventing sleep, according to...

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Ofsted chief says poor white c...

Jun 21, 2018 by

White working-class communities can lack the “aspiration and drive” of many migrant groups, England’s chief schools...

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Too many firsts risk universit...

Jun 21, 2018 by

Universities risk losing their credibility due to “rocketing” grade inflation, a think tank has said. According to...

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Mary Beard on big thinkers and...

Jun 20, 2018 by

Historian Mary Beard moves seamlessly from tackling aggressive dimwits on Twitter to talking about the politics of ancient Rome....

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Young people ‘see cannab...

Jun 19, 2018 by

By Katherine Sellgren – “For me, having cannabis in the evening is the equivalent of having a glass of wine on a Friday...

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‘Labour anti-Semitism ro...

Jun 18, 2018 by

Jewish students are being put off from applying to certain universities because of claims of anti-Semitism. The outgoing National...

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Maidenhead school asks parents...

Jun 17, 2018 by

A school in Theresa May’s constituency has sent a list to parents of things it says need buying to keep it running –...

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Harvard University ‘disc...

Jun 17, 2018 by

Harvard University is discriminating against Asian-American applicants, a non-profit group suing the flagship US academic institution...

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Five generations ‘before...

Jun 15, 2018 by

Social mobility is so frozen that it would take five generations for a poorer family in the UK to reach the average income, an OECD...

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‘There were a lot of str...

Jun 14, 2018 by

“I lived in a B&B with my mum for over two months, I was the same age I am now, 12,” says Ellen. “It was...

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Don’t be afraid to take ...

Jun 13, 2018 by

Schools and parents should not be scared to take smartphones and other electronic devices away from teenagers, the headmaster of Eton...

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Modern students ‘prefer ...

Jun 12, 2018 by

Students are more likely to want universities to take a tougher line against drugs on campus, rather than a more liberal response,...

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Stephen Hawking fellowships se...

Jun 11, 2018 by

Up to 50 “exceptional” students are to be given financial support in the form of fellowships set up to honour Professor...

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Student loans ‘heading f...

Jun 11, 2018 by

The tuition fee system for England’s universities is ripping off students and giving taxpayers poor value for money, says a...

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Business leaders urged to help...

Jun 9, 2018 by

Schools need help from leading businesses to offset skills shortages on their governing bodies, according to Education Secretary...

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G7 summit: $3bn pledge for gir...

Jun 9, 2018 by

Canada says it plans to provide $2.9bn (£2.2bn; €2.5bn) with the help of its G7 partners to fund education for the world’s...

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Universities warned over cours...

Jun 8, 2018 by

Universities have been warned against running low quality, “threadbare” courses just to get “bums on seats”....

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10 things about Harvard gradua...

Jun 6, 2018 by

Harvard University has been a launch pad for many high-powered careers – and this summer has seen another crop of graduates...

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French town near Paris votes t...

Jun 5, 2018 by

Most French schools are uniform-free – but parents in Provins want children to wear them. Parents in a town near Paris have...

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