BBC News - Education & Family

BBC News - Education & Family

28/06/2017 09:25 PM
Fresh fire safety checks on schools urged
Unions call for urgent fire safety checks at schools in the wake of the Grenfell fire.

28/06/2017 03:37 PM
University accommodation across UK investigated over Grenfell cladding fears
Student accommodation across the country is being checked fire safety issues, following the Grenfell Tower disaster.

28/06/2017 11:19 AM
Exam chief's 'profound regret' over A-level leaks
Leaks in two A-Level exams in the past few days prompt an exam board chief to express "profound regret".

28/06/2017 11:04 AM
Department for Education discloses gender pay gap
The pay gap between men and women working at the department is 5.9%.

28/06/2017 10:05 AM
Music removed from school's curriculum
A head teacher says he has cut music lessons due to budget cuts.

28/06/2017 05:30 AM
Divisions in society leading to 'sour mood'
Divides in British society are unsustainable, the Social Mobility Commission warns.

28/06/2017 12:07 AM
How do you train to be a tennis umpire?
You've heard the shouts for line calls. But how do you get to be an official at a tennis match?

28/06/2017 12:05 AM
'Near full-scale riot'
A former teacher reveals what it was like to work at a school given Ofsted's lowest rating.

28/06/2017 12:02 AM
GCSE pass levels causing confusion over university entry
There are warnings of confusion over university admissions as changes to GCSEs create two different pass grades.

27/06/2017 12:57 PM
Rihanna's school plea
Global pop star tweets world leaders to commit to educating young people in developing countries and Canada's Justin Trudeau is in.

27/06/2017 12:02 AM
'Less homophobic bullying' in Britain's schools
Bullying against gay pupils has reduced, a study suggests, but many still face victimisation.

26/06/2017 02:50 PM
Warnings on exclusion levels in Norfolk
Norfolk County Council said 290 pupils were excluded in 2015-16.

26/06/2017 02:25 PM
New York governor says progress in Hungary university talks
The symbolic dispute over a threatened Budapest university has moved to talks in New York.

25/06/2017 06:48 AM
Pisa test scores 'risk' to Wales economy warning
Investors will judge Wales on global education results, ex-advisor to government warns.

25/06/2017 06:37 AM
Wales teacher recruitment levels 'bordering on crisis'
The target for trainee teacher intake in secondary schools and for PGCEs has been missed, figures show.

23/06/2017 07:50 PM
Grenfell Tower: Pupils share 'happy memories' of lost friends
Avondale Park Primary School pupils share happy memories of friends lost in the Grenfell Tower fire.

23/06/2017 04:23 PM
Schools go green to support Grenfell fire victims
Pupils in schools across England go green to show their support for the Grenfell fire victims.

23/06/2017 12:26 AM
Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania?
Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.

22/06/2017 05:59 PM
Heads worried tuition fee pledge for teachers to be dropped
Will the promise of tuition fee relief for teachers be the next education policy to be scrapped?

22/06/2017 01:27 PM
Number of families made homeless rises by 17%
Official figures reveal the number of people made homeless in the past year is up a fifth on five years ago.

22/06/2017 10:35 AM
Boys at Exeter academy wear skirts in uniform protest
They wanted to wear shorts, but were told that breached their school's uniform policy.

22/06/2017 09:22 AM
Leading universities rated 'bronze' under new ranking system
Universities are now ranked bronze, silver or gold for their standard of undergraduate teaching.

21/06/2017 01:45 AM
Call to boost children's writing for pleasure
Children who write for pleasure are more likely to be working at above the expected level for their age, a study suggests.

21/06/2017 12:39 AM
UN warns 'no progress' on 260 million missing school places
Despite international pledges, many of the world's poorest children do not get a chance to go to school.

19/06/2017 02:58 PM
Historic violin lent by Oxford University to Syrian refugee
A violin is taken out of an Oxford University museum collection and lent to a young Syrian refugee.

19/06/2017 01:34 PM
Talking terrorism
What is the best approach for parents when the news is frightening?

17/06/2017 01:37 AM
Rookie research
Schoolchildren as young as eight are doing cutting edge research alongside university lecturers.

15/06/2017 11:26 PM
London fire: Survivor sits GCSE day after tower disaster
Ines, 16, and her father Miguel on how they've carried on with their lives after the fire.

15/06/2017 10:50 AM
'Trump' children's word of the year
Donald Trump is firing children's imaginations, judging by stories entered for the 500 Words contest.

13/06/2017 01:54 AM
Can a mile a day improve your health?
Come rain or shine these pupils from Lancashire run a daily mile, and doctors say it's making a difference to their school work and health.

26/05/2017 04:12 PM
Comedy of errors
Students vent their anger on social media after exam board error

26/05/2017 02:19 AM
Shifting tongues
John Kerry joked about Americans learning Russian, but global politics do influence languages studied.

21/05/2017 12:51 AM
Hip help
How one man used hip-hop to help his son study for his physics exam.

18/05/2017 10:52 AM
School choice
If the US moves towards a voucher system, what does the OECD say about the possible consequences?