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Science 'squeezed out of primaries'

Science is being squeezed out of English primary schools, with a third not providing the recommended two hours of teaching a week, research suggests.

Clever girls lack science confidence

Girls still lack confidence in pursuing high-paid careers in science and technology, even when their school results are as good or better than boys, says an international study.

Teachers 'give higher marks to girls'

Teachers are more lenient in their marking of girls' schoolwork, according to an international study.

Exam changes 'risk school problems'

Head teachers warn the overhaul of the exam system is likely to cause significant problems for schools.

University bosses earning £260,000

While university leaders want to keep £9,000 fees, a lecturers' union survey shows that vice-chancellors are earning up to £623,000 per year.

Delay school start and 'miss a year'

Parents of summer-born children are being told they could miss a year of secondary school if they delay their start at primary, MPs are told.

Schools 'fail to stretch most able'

State secondary schools in England are not doing enough to stretch the most able students, Ofsted says.

Sex abuse on industrial scale - PM

Children in the UK have suffered sexual abuse on an "industrial scale" with authorities failing to tackle the problem, David Cameron has said.

Snow and ice hits roads and schools

More than 40 schools across counties Londonderry and Tyrone are closed as snow and ice made travel treacherous.

One-third miss school choice in London

Almost a third of families in London did not get their first choice of secondary school as the population surge reaches secondary level.

Children's homes 'lack secure places'

Local authorities are struggling to house some of the most disturbed children because of a shortage of places in secure children's homes.

'All schools need careers teachers'

All schools in England should have a teacher trained to give high-quality careers advice, particularly to poorer pupils, says a charity.

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?

Could time travel really take place?

Universities examine whether time travel is really possible

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.

The university built to defend democracy

The university built to fight for democracy

Power behind Qatar's global lessons

The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education

US targets debts for dead-end degrees

Can US colleges show their courses are value for money?

Higher education warnings 'ignored'

MPs accuse the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills of ignoring "repeated warnings about the abuse of public money" over alternative higher education providers.

School in video overcrowding appeal

A primary school in County Antrim has made a social media video to highlight their acute lack of classroom space for the growing number of pupils.

Labour arts promise for schools

Ed Miliband says he would use Ofsted inspections to make schools put a greater emphasis on arts subjects.

Syria trio 'not radicalised' at school

There is no evidence that three girls thought to be going to Syria to join Islamic State were radicalised at Bethnal Green Academy, its principal says.

More Family Drug and Alcohol Courts

Courts which help parents deal with drug or alcohol addiction so they can keep their children are to be extended to new areas of England.

DNA test funding 'to end disputes'

DNA tests to determine parentage could end "acrimonious" family court disputes, Justice Minister Simon Hughes says after funding was announced for the checks.

VIDEO: National pride in Ukraine school

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a high school in Mariupol where students are taking lessons in Ukrainian patriotism.

VIDEO: Fees pledge: What do students think?

The BBC asks students at Leeds University for their reactions to a Labour pledge to reduce tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.

VIDEO: Children make WW2 documentary

Schoolchildren across the UK are getting an opportunity to make their own documentary films about World War Two to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

VIDEO: Praise for school teaching 'virtues'

A school in Cornwall is doing such a good job at teaching its children how to behave that it is attracting national interest.


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