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Railway rules thwart student adverts

Student posters calling MPs who broke their 2010 tuition fee promise "liars" have been removed from railway stations in England.

Exam board investigates question leak

A UK exam board says some overseas students taking an IGCSE exam last week knew in advance what questions they would face.

Drugs seized from hundreds of pupils

Hundreds of schoolchildren, among them a pupil of only eight, have been caught with drugs on school premises, new figures reveal.

Labour: unqualified teachers must go

Labour would fire unqualified teachers if they are not working towards qualification by 2020, shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt says.

Warning on loss of part-time students

The fall in part-time students in the UK means lost opportunities for individuals and the economy, the new head of the Open University warns.

Apprenticeship scheme's £144m boost

£144m will be spent on 52,000 apprenticeships across Wales over the next four years, the first minister announces.

Morgan backs Polish language A-levels

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan tells exam boards to reverse their decision not to offer A-levels and GCSEs in minority languages such as Polish and Bengali.

Strike over university sackings

Up to 700 staff at University of Salford are expected to go on strike on Thursday in support of two sacked colleagues.

School starting age change delayed

A proposal to introduce flexibility in the age at which children start primary school in Northern Ireland is postponed by the education minister.

Niger schools shut over meningitis

All schools in and around Niger's capital, Niamey, are to stay shut until Monday because of a meningitis outbreak that has killed 85 people this year.

'Record numbers' use food banks

A "record number" of people received aid from UK food banks in the last year, a charity says.

School rugby plan 'too dangerous'

A government drive to increase participation in rugby within English schools is ill-conceived and risks children getting hurt, doctors warn.

Stanford to open entrepreneur course in London

Silicon Valley's Stanford University to start teaching in London

Emergency plan to help teach Syria's refugees

Emergency plan to help teach Syria's refugees

University feeds 270,000 taking refuge from Boko Haram

A university in Nigeria is trying to help a rising tide of people displaced by Boko Haram violence.

South Sudan's struggle for schools hit by abductions

Pupils preparing for exams are abducted, as South Sudan tries to re-open schools

Can Lithuania turn brain drain into brain gain?

Can Lithuania reverse loss of young and talented?

Seven big myths about improving schools

Seven big myths about why some countries are good at education

France plans elite mega-university

A new university in Paris wants to create a "knowledge hub" competing with Silicon Valley.

Could time travel really take place?

Universities examine whether time travel is really possible

Students offered lessons on drag art

A university is offering classes on the art of drag to drama and dance undergraduates.

Girls find edge-of-space balloon

Pictures from a camera sent to the edge of space on a balloon and found by two girls are published.

VIDEO: Doing the sums on school funding

Education is a key priority for many people ahead of the general election, but the issue has not featured prominently on the campaign trail so far.

VIDEO: Do education spending promises add up?

The biggest Westminster parties have now all set out their plans for funding education in England after the general election.

VIDEO: Cheating teachers jailed for 7 years

A group of former teachers and school administrators in Atlanta, Georgia are jailed for up to seven years for their involvement in a test cheating scandal.

VIDEO: India schools: Good but could do better

India is making massive progress in getting all its children into school, but there are still weaknesses in the education system, a new report says.

The tech that rocks the cradle

Tech entrepreneurs develop baby apps

The anxious scramble to get a school place

Rising demand puts pressure on primary schools

Singapore's mind-bending maths quiz

Logic problem for teenagers has stumped the world

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