Education publisher Pearson to...

Jul 16, 2019 by

The world’s largest education publisher has taken the first step towards phasing out print books by making all its learning...

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LGBT teaching row: Government ...

Jul 15, 2019 by

Sara Khan, hired by the government to tackle extremism, says teachers should have had more support. The government was “too...

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Rail firm offers free trips to...

Jul 14, 2019 by

A railway company is to offer free train tickets to all students going to a university’s open day. West Midlands Railway will...

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Sats: A third below par in rea...

Jul 12, 2019 by

One out of every three 11-year-olds in England has failed to reach the expected levels in all three core subjects of reading, writing...

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‘Grade inflation’ ...

Jul 11, 2019 by

The proportion of students in England awarded first-class degrees continues to increase – rising by 80% since 2010-11, the...

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England university application...

Jul 10, 2019 by

Nearly 240,000 England school leavers try for university, but applicant numbers in the rest of the UK fall. Record numbers of...

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Global literacy targets alread...

Jul 9, 2019 by

Promises by world leaders to raise global education standards by 2030 are unlikely to be kept, warns the United Nations’...

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Eton College to offer 12 free ...

Jul 7, 2019 by

The scholarships will target those with academic potential but limited opportunities. Eton College will offer 12 free sixth form...

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Knife crime strategy too focus...

Jul 7, 2019 by

  England’s knife crime strategy focuses too much on punishing the perpetrators and blaming gangs, a former top police officer...

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Why this photo of a politician...

Jul 6, 2019 by

A Quebec education minister is being criticised for posting a photo with education campaigner Malala Yousafzai. The Nobel Peace Prize...

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King’s College London so...

Jul 4, 2019 by

King’s College London (KCL) has apologised and admitted it was wrong to ban a group of students from campus during a royal...

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Twelve children’s homes ...

Jul 3, 2019 by

Twelve children’s homes in England were closed down by Ofsted last year due to concerns about the quality of care. The...

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LGBT schools row: Equality tea...

Jul 3, 2019 by

A suspended equality programme at the centre of a row about teaching LGBT rights will return at a school. The No Outsiders programme...

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Brexit ‘hitting foreign ...

Jul 3, 2019 by

Brexit is causing poorer children to fall further behind in learning foreign languages, says the British Council. Parents in...

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Autism awareness: ‘Bette...

Jul 1, 2019 by

Robbie’s film discusses issues around the way his autism has been handled at his school The mum of an autistic 11-year-old has...

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Childcare might become ‘...

Jul 1, 2019 by

Childcare in England risks becoming the preserve of the wealthy, unless a £660m funding gap in a free childcare scheme is plugged,...

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Hundreds of children wait year...

Jun 30, 2019 by

“Reem” and “Sara” say they feel lost and invisible and can “do nothing without papers” Almost 1,400 child...

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West ‘failed’ Soro...

Jun 28, 2019 by

The head of a university forced out of Hungary said Western governments have been “remarkably weak” in defending the...

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Apprenticeships pledge ‘...

Jun 26, 2019 by

Education Secretary Damian Hinds has confirmed the government’s promise of three million apprenticeship starts in England by...

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Two child limit: ‘My mum...

Jun 25, 2019 by

The policy of limiting welfare benefits to two children is having a devastating effect on families, campaigners warn. The government...

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