BBC News - Family & Education

BBC News - Family & Education

02/24/2018 12:56 AM
'Crash and burn'
Students are suffering from stress and anxiety owing to the pressures of housing costs, a survey has suggested.

02/23/2018 08:50 PM
Which haircuts have been banned from schools?
The "McDonalds" haircut was banned in a Norfolk school - but it's not the first cut to cause controversy.

02/23/2018 06:02 PM
University strike: Pension plan could be reversed, say bosses
Employers' group says it is open to new ideas as a strike at 57 universities continues for a second day.

02/23/2018 01:35 AM
'Fat cat' academy bosses face challenge over pay
The bosses of large academy chains of schools are going to be challenged if their pay is over £150,000.

02/22/2018 10:07 PM
University strikes: What do students think?
As university staff start a 14-day strike across 64 universities, we ask four students how they feel.

02/22/2018 03:48 PM
University lecturers begin strike in pension dispute
Lecturers at 64 universities walk out over changes they say could halve their retirement income.

02/22/2018 03:14 PM
University pension boss's £82,000 pay rise
The university pension scheme, with a £6bn deficit, has two staff earning over £1m.

02/22/2018 01:34 PM
Emotions run high on university pickets
Tears and anger on the picket lines as staff begin a strike at 64 universities across England.

02/22/2018 01:23 PM
Principal's harassment ordeal by pupil's parent
A head teacher speaks out after pupils' father is sentenced for a 14-month campaign of harassment.

02/22/2018 02:09 AM
'Little student support' for varying tuition fees
Research suggests little support among students for different fees for different courses.

02/21/2018 11:20 PM
University strike
As university lecturers at 64 universities strike over pensions, we look at the issues.

02/21/2018 05:15 PM
Great Yarmouth Charter Academy bans 'McDonald's' hairstyle
Boys with six styles deemed "extreme" will be put into isolation or sent home, the academy warns.

02/21/2018 01:43 AM
'Counting every school shooting'
Counting and remembering ever school shooting to stop US becoming 'desensitised'.

02/21/2018 01:18 AM
MPs investigate impact of social media and screens on youth
MPs launch an inquiry into the impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health.

02/19/2018 07:45 PM
Theresa May's university review will not scrap fees
The prime minister says university costs are too high, but students must pay back for degrees.

02/19/2018 01:27 PM
Reality Check
Would cutting university tuition fees without changing anything else make the system less progressive?

02/19/2018 09:27 AM
'University fees need to come down,' says Lord Adonis
Lord Adonis, the architect of tuition fees, says the government now needs to cut them for all courses.

02/18/2018 02:45 AM
University challenge
The inner-city parents who took a trip to Cambridge in a bid to tackle university inequality.

02/14/2018 05:33 PM
Is loneliness affecting your health?
BBC Radio 4 wants you to take part in an experiment on the extent and effects of loneliness

02/14/2018 02:57 PM
Bill Gates announces UK teacher in global top 10
A London teacher, nominated for a global teaching prize, warns of deprivation for her pupils.

02/14/2018 10:11 AM
'Guns and survivalists but no school until 17'
Tara's fundamentalist family in rural Idaho would not let her go to school, but she got a PhD from Cambridge.

02/12/2018 11:21 AM
Transgender child: 'I think I'm a girl in a boy's body'
Kiera Puddefoot, 13, who is transgender, was previously known as Lucas.

02/10/2018 12:16 AM
Kids online
Do children spend too much time online and does social media use make them anxious and unhappy?

02/08/2018 01:39 AM
Saying 'no' and date-rape
Former teenage mothers says revised sex education must cover issues such as saying 'no' and date-rape drugs.

02/07/2018 01:15 PM
The mysterious moments before sleep
Researchers investigate the creative and confusing moments between waking and sleeping.

02/06/2018 10:02 AM
No pets on board
Airlines are stopping hedgehogs and turkeys being brought on board, after 76,000 requests for 'emotional support pets'.

02/05/2018 02:38 AM
Hate mail and firebombs
Rarely seen documents reveal how a prominent suffragette was "trolled" over 100 years ago

02/01/2018 02:34 AM
Counting calories
A campaign to tackle childhood obesity draws criticism from those living with eating disorders.

01/31/2018 12:21 AM
'I was 12 when I married a 35-year-old'
A campaign in several African countries wants to stop child brides and keep girls in education.

01/29/2018 07:40 AM
Help for hoarders
How a decluttering buddy scheme in Croydon helped one woman face up to her tendencies to stockpile.

01/25/2018 04:48 PM
School league tables
Secondary school tables just published show one in eight in England is below government standards.

01/24/2018 10:05 AM
England and US pull schools from tolerance test
The OECD's new school test in respecting other cultures is being ducked by some leading countries.

01/17/2018 01:38 AM
UK university could get EU funds post-Brexit
A partnership between Imperial College London and a major French agency will keep access to European research funding.

01/14/2018 12:46 AM
Dealing with debt: The mini-bankers learning how to save
Schoolchildren from Kirton Primary in Boston run their own bank with its own currency to learn about saving money.