The shared A-level and GCSE system for England, Wales and Northern Ireland should no longer be continued, says Education Secretary Michael Gove.
A think tank report argues that 18% of public spending on schools could be cut without damaging standards.
An advisory group for Labour calls for a tougher line on teaching standards in further education colleges.
There is an unidentified problem with stress, depression and suicidal thoughts on university campuses, warns a survey from the National Union of Students.
Education Minister John O'Dowd has announced some changes to A-levels in Northern Ireland following a local consultation.
Parents of children who are regular school truants are to be fined up to £120 from September, says the Welsh government.
Young children should hear about the dangers of pornography as soon as they have access to the internet, head teachers say.
Fewer children are walking to school in the UK, campaigners say.
Pupils' well-being and education should not be sacrificed to meet new targets, the leader of a head teachers' union tells its annual conference.
Education Secretary Michael Gove receives one of the angriest receptions of his three years in office as he appears before head teachers in Birmingham.
The education secretary is like a "fanatical personal trainer" who urges schools to jump higher and run faster, a head teachers' leader is to say.
A leading academy chain has been criticised for widespread financial irregularities in an official report.
Computers and smartphones have become a "digital dummy" used by parents to pacify their children, says a head teachers' leader.
Graduates on a new fast-track scheme for trainee social workers will co-handle caseloads after just five weeks of intensive initial training.
David Cameron indicates he is ready to compromise over changes to childcare, after concerns were raised by Lib Dem coalition partners.
Analysis suggests schools are facing an uphill battle to recruit head teachers, with one in four having to re-advertise jobs.
Unemployed new teachers in Northern Ireland will be able to apply for hundreds of extra jobs in the next few weeks.
How lack of sleep is damaging pupils' learning around the world
Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi is calling on Britain to help rebuild Burma's universities, which she says have been ruined by military rule
Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales predicts the death of student boredom
What are the greatest global threats to the future of humanity? An international team from Oxford University's Future of Humanity Institute is investigating the biggest dangers.
Women live longer than men partly because their immune systems age more slowly, a study suggests.
Gardeners need to show that their profession is not for "thick, dull or unadventurous" people, TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh has urged.
Fewer young people are still learning after 17, survey suggests
Applying high-frequency electrical noise to the brain can boost maths skills up to six months later, say Oxford University researchers.
Young people are now much more likely to prefer to read on computer and phone screens rather than to use printed materials, according to a literacy study.
Scottish primary school teachers should have the equivalent of a science Higher before they enter the profession, experts say.
Nearly a quarter of a million children in England and Wales are caring for a relative, new statistics just released show.
Social workers are warning changes being brought in to speed up adoption and the family courts might be bad for the welfare of some children.
Poor quality expert evidence is to be "driven out" of family courts, the Ministry of Justice says, as it launches a consultation on standards in England and Wales.