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Dyslexia 'not linked to eyesight'

There are no differences in the eyesight of dyslexics and non-dyslexics, say researchers

Apprenticeship system 'fails young'

The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.

Adoption services 'should be merged'

Councils in England could be forced to merge their services to speed up adoption rates, under new government powers to be announced next week.

Cash squeeze at children's centres

Support for vulnerable children in England is at risk as funding ebbs away, analysis by Barnardo's suggests.

Alternative to adoption on the rise

The number of babies subject to special guardianship orders in England has tripled in two years, according to data obtained by the BBC - while adoption rates have been falling.

Free school expansion plans launched

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan begins the process of creating more free schools, which she describes as "engines of social justice".

New maths GCSEs 'too hard' - Ofqual

Last minute changes to new maths GCSEs are ordered after tests reveal they are not pitched at the right level.

Arrests after university occupation

Two men are arrested by police in connection with a disturbance in Chambers Street in Edinburgh.

Oxford students vote on exam attire

Students at Oxford University vote on whether or not they should continue being forced to wear special clothes to sit their exams.

'Learning town' school rolls capped

Plans to cap pupil numbers at schools in Dumfries are revealed, as part of proposals to transform education in the town.

Young jobless total at 10-year low

There are fewer young people not in education, employment or training in the UK than at any time since 2005, the Office of National Statistics says.

Students may face tougher loan terms

A report says students could face tougher conditions on their loans because of uncertainty surrounding long-term repayments.

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

Dogs help relieve vets' exam stress

Stressed trainee vets have taken a break from learning about animal health and invited in a team of dogs to help them cope with exam revision.

Pi and a pint of science experiments

UK scientists take science lectures to the pub in the Pint of Science festival in 12 cities across the country.

VIDEO: School intervention plan set out

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan wants to introduce powers to force schools in England out of local authority control if they consistently underperform.

VIDEO: Six-year-old computer whizz passes Microsoft exam

A six-year-old British boy has become the youngest person in the world to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

VIDEO: Asia heads global school league

An international study of how schools perform puts Asian countries in the top five places, and the UK in 20th place.

VIDEO: Tips to deal with stress of SATs

As SATs exams get under way for primary school children, a child psychologist and head teacher share their tips for helping young people deal with exam stress.

Nicky Morgan: Olive branches or burning bridges?

Olive branches or burning bridges for the new term?

Is exam stress eased by small pigs?

Micropigs, screaming and ball pools soothe student nerves

The school for children others excluded

The school for children others deemed too difficult

Is memory needed in a digital age?

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