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It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.
Pupils at six east London schools are "vulnerable to extremist influences and radicalisation", Ofsted's Sir Michael Wilshaw says after snap inspections.
Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.
Grammar school pupils in the 1980s were no more likely to gain degrees from "elite" universities than comprehensive pupils, research suggests.
A Church of England school in east London is expected to be put into special measures, following concerns about a sixth-form Islamic Society.
Textbooks should be upgraded and returned to their rightful place in the English classroom, says education minister Nick Gibb.
The threat of industrial action by lecturers over changes to university staff pensions is suspended.
The changes to A-levels and AS-levels in England are so confusing that the government should write to every school to explain them, says Labour's Tristram Hunt.
A charity is to give away 2,000 Talking Book audio computers to some of Ghana's poorest communities after securing funds from Unicef and ARM.
Police make 11 arrests during clashes with campaigners demonstrating against tuition fees, student debt and spending cuts in central London.
Vulnerable children in England are at risk of sexual exploitation because of failings by councils, the children's services watchdog Ofsted warns.
The funding system of tuition fees and student loans for England's universities is not financially sustainable in the long term, says an independent commission.
The national school for deaf children, Donaldson's in Linlithgow, is ordered to make improvements following an unannounced inspection.
A teacher who "gave in to temptation" and pursued a secret affair with a teenager had sex with her in empty classrooms, a court hears.
Schools should bring back overseas exchange trips to boost language learning and give pupils a taste of life abroad, says the British Council.
Forensic archaeologists begin sifting through the ashes of the fire-damaged Mackintosh Library at the Glasgow School of Art.
A council's failure to respond to a damning report on the Trojan Horse scandal is labelled "astonishing" by Sir Michael Wilshaw, the head of Ofsted.
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An activist group in the US is buying and then cancelling student debt
Every school system should be required to teach respect for other religions, says Tony Blair
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Brazil says it needs teachers not footballers
Google has revealed the most popular searches when people around the world are looking for university information.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is in first place in the latest league table of the world's best universities.
One of the leading children's publishers, famed for its classic Peter and Jane reading scheme, is to drop gender branding from its books.
A group of noisy Manchester students have their games console and surround sound speakers seized by police after complaints from residents.
There are more than 10,000 students from the UK at university in the US, up by 8% on the previous year.
Language teachers should aim beyond "functional phrasebook competence" and instil a desire for self-expression in pupils, a leading headmistress says.
Delegates from the UK Youth Parliament consider votes for 16 and 17-year olds and the living wage in their annual Commons debate.
A marking ban by academics angry at plans to change their pensions could be called off next week after the two sides agree talks.
A long-term fall in childcare places available in England appears to have reversed in the five months to August, suggest figures from Ofsted.
The government's scheme offering free childcare for young people is facing chronic underfunding, according to a report commissioned by the Pre-school Learning Alliance.
Around 60 Chinese maths teachers come to Britain, to try to pass on some of the techniques which have helped Chinese pupils come top of global league tables.
James Dyson tells the BBC it is important to keep engineers in Britain to produce hi-tech exports, as he announces a £1bn investment in research and development.
A Church of England school previously graded outstanding is expected to be put into special measures over concerns about a sixth-form Islamic society.
Pupils at six east London schools are "vulnerable to extremist influences and radicalisation", Ofsted's Sir Michael Wilshaw says after snap inspections.
Chinese maths teachers brought into English primaries
'I was bullied because I'm disabled'
Space agency plans Mars mission with plastic bricks
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Smartphone snapshots of life in Syrian desert camp
Are apprenticeships the key to solving youth unemployment
Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?
The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education