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Hundreds of schools below targets
Hundreds of primary schools in England fail to hit tougher literacy and numeracy targets brought in this year.
Segregation row may need court case
Controversial guidance on voluntary segregation of men and women at events at universities may need to be tested in court, says a university body.
'Vulnerable students hit by cuts'
The most vulnerable students will be hit hardest by plans to cut funding for 18-year-olds in full time education, say school and college leaders.
Al-Madinah school 'remains in chaos'
A school placed into special measures after Ofsted judged it as inadequate "remains in chaos", according to a new report.
Secondary schools banding revealed
Twenty secondary schools achieve the highest band rating - eight fewer than last year according to performance rankings.
Grades 'more nature than nurture'
Genetic influence explains almost 60% of the variation in GCSE exam results, twin studies suggest.
School rankings out for third year
The latest rankings in secondary school performance in Wales are to be revealed but teaching unions are critical of the system.
'Bring back tests at seven and 14'
National curriculum tests for 14-year-old in England's school should be reintroduced, says the chief inspector of schools Sir Michael Wilshaw.
Childcare 'key to family policy'
Providing universal childcare could help more than 250,000 parents back to work, according to a report which also urges a shake-up of working-age benefits.
Parental child abductions 'increase'
The number of parental child abduction cases has more than doubled in the last decade, new figures from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) suggest.
Ofsted 'two nations' school warning
Sir Michael Wilshaw says the "battle against mediocrity" must improve schools in all parts of England.
Anti-cheat software 'stops working'
Universities have been forced to extend deadlines because software used to catch plagiarism stopped working.
Students take protest across London
A group of more than 1,000 students marches across central London in a protest which has seen a police van attacked.
Free schools costs trebled to £1.5bn
The public spending watchdog says England's flagship free school programme will cost at least three times the sum it was originally allocated.
Obesity falls in English schools
The number of obese and overweight children in the final year of primary school in England has fallen for the first time in six years.
Students 'never sat claimed courses'
Students say they never took courses that an east London college's records show they achieved passes in, thus netting substantial funding from the government.
11-plus tensions 'affecting pupils'
Political tensions surrounding the scrapping of the 11-plus are having a major impact on the welfare of pupils in Northern Ireland, a report has said.
Ego-boosts 'drive up boys' results'
Boys are much more likely than girls to be influenced by how they are ranked by ability in school, research suggests.
'Bad loser' accusation on Pisa tests
People in Western countries complaining about the success of Chinese pupils in school tests have been attacked as bad losers, by the OECD's education expert, Andreas Schleicher.
How Pisa became the world's most important exam
The OECD's rankings of the world education systems are about to be published.
Discovery reveals how to rebury a medieval king
A service of medieval reburial has been reconstructed by academics, which will help to shape the ceremony for Richard III.
Would $4,000 make poor children cleverer?
A US experiment is examining whether raising income improves the chances of poor children
German home school families refugees in US
Home schooling is illegal in Germany, but families who have moved to the US are not being allowed to claim asylum.
Biggest educator you've never heard of
The biggest education provider you've never heard of
How did ancient Greek music really sound?
How did ancient Greek music really sound?
Asia’s parents suffering 'education fever'
Asia's 'tiger parents' paying a high price for children's future
Teachers in China 'highest status'
Teachers in China are the most highly respected, in an international study comparing the status of teachers in 21 countries.
Stones and apples thrown at university reformer
The tough struggle to modernise Kurdistan's education system
Harvard plans to boldly go with 'Spocs'
Harvard develops the next big thing for online learning. Is this the real deal?
UK enters online university race
The UK's biggest online university project is being launched, with a partnership of more than 20 universities offering free courses.
Gordon Brown's Syrian refugee school plan
Syria's refugee crisis is also threatening to become a long-term education disaster.
Enterprising primary pupils run shop
Primary pupils in Newcastle are running their own shop, selling gifts and Christmas cards they have designed, made and marketed themselves.
Abuse tackled at children's football
A campaign to stop parents and spectators shouting at children from the touchlines is being launched by the Football Association of Wales.
Smallest school closure moves closer
Shetland Islands Council's education committee votes in favour of closing Scotland's smallest secondary school.
Students 'persecuted for protest'
An MP calls for an end to what he sees as heavy handed crackdowns on student protests after a wave of university occupations.
Grandmother collects wartime degree
A 90-year-old woman attends her graduation ceremony 70 years after she gained her degree from the University of Manchester.
Grants to boost women engineers
Would-be women engineers will get extra financial support next year under a government scheme in England.
Lack of exercise is 'child neglect'
Lack of a proper national policy to get UK children to do more exercise amounts to mass "child neglect", the British Journal of Sports Medicine says.
'Sexist culture' angers young people
Children as young as 10 in Wales feel angry about "having to live in a sexist peer culture and society", researchers say.
VIDEO: Union critical of free school spending
As the National Audit Office reports on the cost of the free schools programme, Natalie Evans and Avis Gilmour debate the value of the free schools project.
VIDEO: School children reveal food they eat
Children discuss what they like to eat as it is revealed the number of obese and overweight pupils in the final year of primary school in England has fallen for the first time in six years
AUDIO: Universities UK advice 'violates women's freedom'
Justin Webb analyses the advice from Universities UK, that suggests segregated seating for male and female students would be acceptable in certain circumstances.
VIDEO: Free schools cost more than predicted
The average cost of a free school in England is more than double what the government had originally planned, according to the spending watchdog, the National Audit Office.
Tackling Uganda's lack of school places
A new model for Uganda's lack of schools
South Korea's schools: Long days, high results
Long days for South Korea's high-performing school pupils
Pisa tests: What do we know now?
How has the education world changed?
Take-away Pisa for busy people
Global tests explained for busy people
The key to Singapore's maths success
Can we learn from how Singapore teaches maths?
University aims to make life better
The university with no curriculum that aims to change the world.