Pupils' well-being and education should not be sacrificed to meet new targets, the leader of a head teachers' union will tell 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A leading South African university says it will make Zulu language classes compulsory for all first-year students from next year in order to promote nation-building.
Scottish primary school teachers should have the equivalent of a science Higher before they enter the profession, experts say.
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.
Education Secretary Michael Gove stands by his criticism of a teacher who suggested students could create a Mr Men character based on Adolf Hitler.
Universities in England are to receive a £50m cash injection to help create high-tech industries and boost economic recovery.
Almost one in three first year students at UK universities say their courses are not good value, a study suggests.
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.
Young children reject storybook characters who are overweight, research reveals.
Gardeners need to show that their profession is not for "thick, dull or unadventurous" people, TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh has urged.
Concerns that changes to AS-levels in England will harm university admissions are unfounded, the schools minister David Laws has argued in a letter to Labour.
Durham University is criticised for spending £1.4m on artwork, including works by Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol.
The education secretary is accused by Labour of proposing changes to the history curriculum using evidence from a TV channel survey.
Preachers described as 'extremist' have been speaking at UK universities, according to a report into campus activism.
Ministers hope to double the number of young children getting part-time childcare in poorer parts of Wales, with a £19m expansion.