BBC News - Family & Education

BBC News - Family & Education

06/24/2018 09:30 AM
Pupils upskirting teachers increasing, NASUWT Cymru warns
Union speaks out following legislation passed by the UK government making upskirting a criminal offence.

06/24/2018 12:44 AM
Meet the teacher who wears a school uniform
Alex Maina Kariuki is a school principal with a difference. He insists on wearing the same school uniform as his students.

06/23/2018 12:23 AM
Teens on 9-1 GCSEs: 'Everyone's worried about grade boundaries'
How have teenagers coped with taking the new 9-1 GCSE exams this summer?

06/22/2018 11:19 PM
Homework club: King's Cross locals help pupils who love studying
A club run by businesses in King's Cross is helping pupils to enjoy homework again.

06/22/2018 12:15 AM
Cyan colour hidden ingredient in sleep
Adding or removing the colour cyan can have an impact on sleep, according to biologists.

06/21/2018 06:49 PM
Ofsted chief says poor white communities lack 'aspiration and drive'
Schools in white working-class areas can face multiple problems, says Ofsted's chief inspector.

06/21/2018 04:42 PM
Three children suffer burns after camping kettle explodes
The girl and two boys were taking part in a cooking lesson when a camping kettle exploded.

06/21/2018 04:02 PM
King's College racism row: Students support academic
Porters at King's College in Cambridge are accused of "hassling" non-white staff and students.

06/21/2018 01:11 PM
Brexit youth: 'I am angry and the future scares me'
Young people who missed out on voting on Brexit share their views.

06/21/2018 10:10 AM
Too many firsts risk universities' credibility, says think tank
The number of firsts given to students at degree level rose by 26% since 2010, Reform think tank says.

06/21/2018 06:36 AM
Ofsted chief inspector backs ban on phones in schools
Amanda Spielman also says she supports punishments such as lines, litter-picking and detention.

06/21/2018 12:01 AM
Where can UK students study for free?
UK undergraduate students do not pay any tuition fees in 10 EU countries and Norway.

06/20/2018 11:57 PM
'Should I stay or should I go now?'
EU staff and their families at UK universities face big decisions about staying after Brexit.

06/20/2018 10:19 PM
Algeria turns off internet for high school exams
Both mobile and fixed internet lines were shut off for two hours nationwide during key school tests.

06/20/2018 10:19 AM
MP Layla Moran's anger at Dubai's Oxford University centre claim
Oxford MP Layla Moran says Dubai "is using Oxford University's good name without prior permission".

06/20/2018 08:54 AM
Hail Mary
What's it like to be a public intellectual in age of echo chamber social media and fake news?

06/19/2018 11:50 PM
Is Sara a 'refugee' or 'future surgeon'?
On World Refugee Day, one Syrian girl talks about doing homework in a tent and her future ambitions.

06/19/2018 11:03 PM
Meet the kids learning to fix punctures
Meet the toddlers who are being taught how to sew, mend, bake and fix punctures at Liverpool's first intergenerational and sustainable cafe.

06/19/2018 04:13 PM
Saint's bone returned
Waste company presents bone, said to be of a Pope executed 2,000 years ago, to Westminster Cathedral.

06/19/2018 03:58 PM
The softer stimulant?
As Lord Hague calls for a change in the law on cannabis, young people claim it is often seen as a "softer" stimulant.

06/17/2018 11:08 PM
'I'm a head teacher and champion weightlifter'
Paula Phillips took up the sport about 18 months ago.

06/15/2018 09:34 AM
Degree pay premium
Find out which courses and which universities can boost earnings after graduation.

06/13/2018 12:24 AM
Hoaxed
Children with poor literacy skills struggle most to tell which stories are false, says a report.

06/13/2018 12:23 AM
Scary and overcrowded
More must be done to stop children being housed in bed and breakfasts and temporary accommodation, says a report.

06/12/2018 11:28 PM
Hidden writing in ancient desert monastery manuscripts
Cutting-edge tech is examining ancient manuscripts for earlier texts written below the surface.

06/10/2018 09:20 AM
Football and university
A football club signs up a university as a shirt sponsor - to help them both reach the people they otherwise could not reach.

06/07/2018 12:26 AM
'Miss! Are your classes making me blind?'
Why spending more time in school and university could be damaging our eyes.

06/06/2018 12:12 AM
10 things about Harvard graduates: Liberals, virgins and iPhones
A survey of students graduating from Harvard reveals their views and experiences on politics, sex and technology.

06/02/2018 12:30 AM
Streaming at five set me up to fail, says deputy head
Deputy head Sean Macnamara says his own experiences convinced him streaming is a bad idea.

05/30/2018 11:57 PM
Twins in school: To separate or not to separate?
Some mothers want their twins kept together, some prefer separate classes and others say "they'll find their own way regardless".

05/30/2018 11:19 AM
Hotter years 'mean lower exam results'
There is a significant link between higher temperatures and lower school achievement, says a US study.