A ban on women driving their children to school issued by a Jewish education institution is "unacceptable", Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says.
More than 30 countries are signing a Safe Schools Declaration in response to the deliberate targeting of education in war and terror attacks.
Three free online programmes, aimed at helping sixth-formers bridge the gap between school and university, are due to launch this summer.
China's top court says it has executed a primary school teacher found guilty of raping or sexually abusing 26 girls.
Teachers in Scotland are working an additional 11 hours a week on top of their contracted hours, according to a survey by a union.
Oxford University is set to have a female head for the first time in its history, with the nomination of Louise Richardson as vice chancellor.
The proportion of state school pupils admitted to Cambridge University rose slightly last year to 62.2%, according to figures published by the university.
Universities should show students' achievement with points scores, as well as the existing degree grades, says a higher education advisory group
Students are increasingly opting to study overseas as part of their undergraduate degrees, research suggests.
Claims that patients and the NHS will suffer from 'absurd' plans to cut 63 medical academics are denied by the dean of Wales' biggest medical school.
An investigation into Swansea University's School of Management is under way after concerns emerge about the way it is being run, the BBC understands.
A more rapid intervention for underperforming schools in England has been announced in the Queen's Speech.
Access to free childcare for three-and-four-year-olds in England is to double to 30 hours a week under measures announced in the Queen's Speech.
Sheikha Moza warns that Muslims are being "dehumanised" by the coverage of violent extremism in the Middle East.
Silicon Valley's Stanford University to start teaching in London
Emergency plan to help teach Syria's refugees
A university in Nigeria is trying to help a rising tide of people displaced by Boko Haram violence.
Pupils preparing for exams are abducted, as South Sudan tries to re-open schools
Can Lithuania reverse loss of young and talented?
Seven big myths about why some countries are good at education
A new university in Paris wants to create a "knowledge hub" competing with Silicon Valley.
Universities examine whether time travel is really possible
Stories about vengeful pigeons, poisoned cakes and living with a stammer are among the winners at this year's 500 Words competition.
Hashtag is declared 'children's word of the year' by the Oxford University Press after analysis of entries to the BBC's 500 Words competition.
Bristol schoolgirl Tegan, 14, creates animation to help her friends understand her differences.
Toy Like Me campaigner Rebecca Atkinson explains why parents of children with disabilities want to see a new generation of toys bringing greater diversity to the playroom.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan wants to introduce powers to force schools in England out of local authority control if they consistently underperform.
A six-year-old British boy has become the youngest person in the world to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.
Why Google's revamping its Android ratings
The donor-conceived siblings connecting across the world.