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How UK education ranks in the world

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:00
High fees, lots of pre-school and young teachers - the UK is compared with other education systems.
Categories: Education News

Vinehall School's 'buy your dad a Jag' ad condemned

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 08:59
The advert suggests private school pupils would go on to be wealthy enough to buy luxury cars.
Categories: Education News

Portsmouth deaf club helps isolated children

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:05
Meet the deaf mother who made sure her son, who is also deaf, had "billions of friends".
Categories: Education News

'I smashed my kids' iPads'

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 19:50
The presenter has offered many parenting tips over the years, unveiling her latest on Monday.
Categories: Education News

Tuition fees review to wait on loans decision

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 17:43
The review of tuition fees will have to wait for a ruling on the real cost of student loans.
Categories: Education News

SEN pupils make 'weak' progress in Birmingham, report says

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 17:28
Ofsted wants a written statement of action due to "significant areas of weakness".
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Academy chain accused of misusing government funds

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 12:56
The Bright Tribe Trust, which runs 10 schools in England, is accused of not carrying out repairs.
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West Sussex firm leads way over 'fake orphanages'

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 04:19
Tourists paying to volunteer at many orphanages abroad are being duped, say experts.
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The words you'd love to hear your children say - but never do

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:28
The top 10 phrases parents would love to hear their children say. Sighs. One day, maybe.
Categories: Education News

'Teach religion and worldviews instead of RE'

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 00:05
New subject should include non-religious worldviews as well as major faiths, says a report.
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Wrong trousers sees Penyrheol pupils miss school lessons

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 19:08
Children were made to sit in a hall and miss classes for "not wearing the correct uniform".
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Divorce law: Ministers plan overhaul to cut 'antagonism'

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 18:03
Potential "landmark moment" hailed as a consultation on "no-fault" divorce is set to be announced.
Categories: Education News

Zara Tindall on miscarriages: 'It's been a horrible road'

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 11:27
Zara Tindall tells BBC Breakfast about going through two miscarriages and how hard it is for fathers.
Categories: Education News

Ofsted cuts leave parents guessing, say MPs

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 09:22
Parents in England are not getting the assurances they need about the quality of local schools, MPs say.
Categories: Education News

Child's cerebral palsy book to help others understand her life

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 06:14
At five years old Elan Williams wanted other children to understand her disability so she wrote a book.
Categories: Education News

Kate Winslet warns of 'shame' of illiteracy

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 01:26
The actress says there are too many young women with hidden problems with reading.
Categories: Education News

Top universities to face pressure over admissions

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 01:24
Regulator the Office for Students plans to focus on institutions it thinks less likely to meet targets.
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Wales' rural school closures being 'rushed through' fear

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 00:57
Llancarfan school is one of 10 rural schools set to close before new rules come in.
Categories: Education News

Chief Rabbi publishes first LGBT guide for orthodox schools

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 16:59
The guide is viewed as a "game-changer" which it is hoped will have a long-lasting impact.
Categories: Education News

Parents get time off for children's first day of school

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 14:46
More companies are giving workers an extra day of paid leave so they can take their child to school.
Categories: Education News