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Schools break law on religious...

Sep 17, 2017 by

More than a quarter of England’s secondary schools do not offer religious education, despite the law saying they must, suggests...

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Academics uncover 30 words ...

Sep 15, 2017 by

Snout-fair, dowsabel and percher are among 30 “lost” words which experts believe are still in current use. Researchers...

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SATs for seven-year-olds scrap...

Sep 14, 2017 by

Controversial tests taken by England’s seven-year-olds will be scrapped by 2023, but nine-year-olds will have to sit times...

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Young people fear for futures ...

Sep 13, 2017 by

Under-30s ‘overburdened by responsibility and multiple barriers’, report finds. More than two-thirds of young people in...

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What’s it like to start ...

Sep 12, 2017 by

Adult learners in Kenya get to read their first words, after a library opens in their village. What’s it like to read your...

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Teacher retention efforts R...

Sep 11, 2017 by

Almost 35,000 teachers left their jobs for reasons other than retirement in 2016, a report finds. Government efforts to help schools...

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Cambridge University advertise...

Sep 10, 2017 by

Cambridge University has placed an advert seeking to appoint a sexual assault and harassment adviser. The new position will sit...

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Call for clarity over Student ...

Sep 9, 2017 by

There has been a call for an urgent inquiry into problems at the Student Loans Company which led to the suspension of its chief...

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Malala calls for defence of Ro...

Sep 7, 2017 by

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai says the “global community” needs to intervene to protect Myanmar’s...

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‘Sharp rise’ in st...

Sep 4, 2017 by

University mental health services face a “considerable challenge”, a report says. Almost five times as many students as...

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Universities run cartel, says ...

Sep 4, 2017 by

Universities have been accused of running a “cartel” and failing to offer enough two-year bachelor’s degrees, by a...

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Warning over ‘looming se...

Sep 1, 2017 by

A potential shortage of school places looms ahead in secondary schools in England, councils are warning. The Local Government...

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School exam rules to be review...

Aug 31, 2017 by

Exam watchdog will review rules to prevent teachers leaking exam information. School Standards Minister Nick Gibb says he wants a...

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Education charity warns of 30 ...

Aug 31, 2017 by

The introduction of 30 hours’ free childcare will mean parents may face higher costs and nurseries could close, an education...

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Grammar school faces legal cha...

Aug 30, 2017 by

A high-achieving grammar school is facing a legal challenge over whether pupils can be stopped from progressing into the final...

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Ruling over ‘Muslim fost...

Aug 29, 2017 by

A judge has ruled a Christian girl should live with a family member in a case in which it was claimed she was placed with a Muslim...

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Record proportion of women on ...

Aug 28, 2017 by

A third more teenage women than men have secured degree places so far, the university admissions service says. As of Friday morning,...

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Maths teachers hit out at R...

Aug 26, 2017 by

Teachers have hit out at an “extraordinary decision” to cease funding a key A-level maths project. Underground...

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New GCSEs ‘hardest since...

Aug 22, 2017 by

Private school leader urges caution over interpretation of new grading system for exams in England. The new-style GCSE exams in...

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Cambridge University Press rev...

Aug 21, 2017 by

Cambridge University Press, the world’s oldest publishing house, has reversed a decision to censor content in China. The...

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