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Priority school places plan for poor

Schools in England could be allowed to offer priority places to the poorest children in their area under proposals put forward by the government.

'Trojan Horse' probe 'needs review'

The council-commissioned review into the so-called Trojan Horse allegations "ought to be reviewed itself", teachers say.

'Fewer degree offers' for minorities

Ethnic minority students are less likely to receive offers from UK universities than their white British peers, research suggests.

Selfie 'sexters' in child sex warning

Young couples who send explicit pictures of each other are threatened with prosecution under child sex laws.

'Disturbing' Trojan inquiry findings

Nicky Morgan, the new education secretary, warns of evidence of intolerance in schools as the government's Trojan horse report is published.

Student loan system 'tipping point'

There are so many problems and incorrect forecasts in the student loan system that there needs to be a complete review, says a report from MPs.

Funding boost for music education

Music education for children in England is to receive an £18m boost in funding, the Department for Education says.

Graduate posts in the UK 'grow 17%'

There has been a significant increase in the number of graduate vacancies in the UK but many employers are struggling to fill posts, a poll says.

FGM training for public sector staff

Extra training is to be given to teachers, doctors and social workers to help them to identify and assist girls at risk of female genital mutilation.

EC 'confident' in brain project

The European Commission has responded to criticism of its billion-euro Human Brain Project, declaring confidence that objections will be satisfied.

'Islamist ethos agenda in schools'

A leaked report into the alleged "Trojan Horse" schools plot in Birmingham finds an agenda to introduce an "aggressive Islamist ethos" into some schools.

Ofsted 'biased on teaching methods'

A think tank says teachers are being marked down by Ofsted for using traditional "chalk and talk" teaching methods.

Teacher wins unfair dismissal claim

A teacher who was cleared of sexually assaulting a pupil but then sacked by his school wins a claim for unfair dismissal.

England pupils to top eight million

Official figures show the number of pupils in England's schools is expected to reach its highest level in almost half a century.

Governor rejects extremism claims

The chairman of governors at Carlton Bolling College in Bradford hits back after an Ofsted report said pupils were not being protected from the risks of extremism.

What makes a conference really irritating?

Conferences are part and parcel of academic life - and there are plenty of ways in which they can be extremely irritating.

Lessons in girl power in Ghana's schools

Talking to the chieftain about sexism

What do you do with millions of extra graduates?

China and India have record numbers of graduates. But what happens if they cannot find jobs?

Teachers feel undervalued by public

An international survey by the OECD shows a widespread pattern of teachers feeling a lack of respect for their profession.

Tackling taboo of education corruption

An international project wants to make it easier to find out about the scale of corruption in education.

You mean you're not on holiday yet?

School summer holidays have begun in parts of Europe - but do they lose out on results?

US online courses open up to Iran

A major US online university network says restrictions are to be partially lifted on providing online courses for students in Iran.

Educate and tackle terror - Gillard

World leaders are to be asked for $3.5bn to support education in developing countries, which Julia Gillard says is a good investment.

Nostalgia 'makes people spend money'

A feeling of nostalgia makes people part with money more easily, according to academics studying patterns of consumer behaviour.

Food learning theory for obese women

Obese women may have a "food learning impairment" that could explain their attitude to food, research from Yale School of Medicine suggests.

'Digital slimming' graduation photos

Graduation ceremony photographers are offering to digitally alter pictures to make students look slimmer and have whiter teeth.

Rise in uni spend to attract poorer

Universities in the UK spent nearly £140m more on attracting poor students in the first year of fees, a report says.

Pupil success 'depends on postcode'

Pupils' chances of getting a good education in England still depend on where they live, inspectors say.

School meals may face 'difficulties'

Nick Clegg admits primary schools may have "difficulties" in providing free meals for under-sevens, as councils and schools complain about the impact on their budgets.

Ban B&Bs for care leavers, say MPs

Young adults leaving the care system in England should be provided with regulated accommodation and not placed in bed and breakfasts, say MPs.


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