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Children 'trust pets before siblings'

For children facing adversity, the importance of relationships with pets has been underestimated, say researchers

Help for heads over radicalisation

Head teachers worried about protecting students from being radicalised are being offered seminars by their union.

Gay couple wins parenting court fight

A baby girl should be removed from her mother and live with her father and his boyfriend instead, a High Court judge rules.

Rotherham abuse warnings released

Fresh evidence emerges that authorities in Rotherham were warned about child sexual exploitation as far back as 2003.

Deaf schoolchildren 'overlooked'

The National Deaf Children's Society is calling on the next government to help the UK's mild and moderately deaf children.

Gordonstoun school abuse claim

Another former pupil of Gordonstoun public school in Moray contacts police over claims of historical sexual abuse.

Heads warn of Trojan Horse threats

Head teachers warn intimidation is still continuing after the so-called Trojan Horse scandal, including dead animals being left in playgrounds.

Lib Dems call for teacher pay rise

If teachers are really valued they should be given a pay rise, says Liberal Democrat David Laws, promising an end to public sector pay cuts.

Play vital for children, says Hunt

Children are arriving at school unable to speak properly because parents are not playing and talking to them enough, Labour's Tristram Hunt has said.

'Maverick heads stifled by Ofsted'

"Maverick" head teachers are being stifled by an inspection system that stops them doing their best for pupils, a union leader will tell a conference.

PwC ends A-level criteria for jobs

Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is to stop using A-levels grades as a way of selecting recruits for graduate jobs.

Boko Haram 'captives' come to safety

Nearly 300 girls and women who the army says it rescued from Boko Haram earlier this week are taken to a refugee camp.

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

Photo of last wartime raid discovered

A previously unpublished picture has been found showing an RAF crew preparing for the very last RAF wartime bombing raid against Nazi Germany.

Students offered lessons on drag art

A university is offering classes on the art of drag to drama and dance undergraduates.

VIDEO: Doing the sums on school funding

Education is a key priority for many people ahead of the general election, but the issue has not featured prominently on the campaign trail so far.

VIDEO: Do education spending promises add up?

The biggest Westminster parties have now all set out their plans for funding education in England after the general election.

VIDEO: Cheating teachers jailed for 7 years

A group of former teachers and school administrators in Atlanta, Georgia are jailed for up to seven years for their involvement in a test cheating scandal.

VIDEO: India schools: Good but could do better

India is making massive progress in getting all its children into school, but there are still weaknesses in the education system, a new report says.

Worst things parents can say to exam teens

The parents' guide to what not to say to teenagers

Anonymous students share class struggle

Low-income US students share struggles online

A coming squeeze on schools

English schools face budget challenge

An evening with Nairobi's 'Messiah'

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