BBC News - Education & Family

BBC News - Education & Family

18/08/2017 12:04 PM
Clearing placements at five-year high, early figures show
New figures show record numbers placed through clearing as universities seek to fill places.

17/08/2017 06:41 PM
Boys help to raise A-level grades
Boys overtake girls in top A-level grades - but university entries are down, with many places available.

17/08/2017 05:44 PM
Grenfell students staying positive on exam results day
Students at Kensington Aldridge Academy close to Grenfell Tower have been finding out their AS and A-level results

17/08/2017 01:43 PM
Learndirect rated 'inadequate' in Ofsted report
Too few learners and apprentices achieve the skills and qualifications to progress, report says.

17/08/2017 01:23 PM
Former May adviser Nick Timothy calls student fees 'a Ponzi scheme'
Theresa May's former chief of staff says the system is 'unsustainable' and should be reformed.

17/08/2017 11:20 AM
Manchester attack: Georgina Callander had won university place
Manchester attack victim Georgina Callander would have studied paediatrics, her mother says.

17/08/2017 10:48 AM
'169 sex attacks' reported by QUB students
A further 246 students said that they had been the victim of an attempted sexual assault.

17/08/2017 12:08 AM
Exam changes
Thousands of teenagers are getting their A- and AS-level results, but what are the changes this year?

16/08/2017 11:42 AM
Learndirect training contract withdrawn over standards concerns
Training company is barred from taking on new apprentices as Ofsted prepares to release critical report.

16/08/2017 01:07 AM
Counselling domestic abusers cuts offending by third, say researchers
A radical counselling scheme for some domestic abusers cuts offending by a third, researchers say.

16/08/2017 12:48 AM
Gender specific toys: do you stereotype children?
Adults who believe they don’t stereotype boys and girls are put to the test.

15/08/2017 06:47 PM
No reverse on 6.1% student interest rate
The government has ruled out any reversing on plans for higher interest charges on student loans.

15/08/2017 12:37 AM
'Segregation' in students' university choices
Black and Asian students are much more likely to choose universities in big, multicultural cities.

14/08/2017 03:54 PM
Kent teenager Alex Holliday dies on Cuba school trip
Fifteen-year-old Alex Holliday was seen as a "rising star" of the local athletics scene.

14/08/2017 12:36 AM
Wealth gap in university places
Young people in wealthy areas 18 times more likely to go to university than those in the poorest.

14/08/2017 12:03 AM
Vulnerable children not in crisis are 'left in limbo'
Action for Children estimates 140,000 children referred to social services do not get the help they need.

11/08/2017 05:43 PM
Bath University: MP Andrew Murrison quits role over vice-chancellor's pay deal
It follows criticism of the £451k salary of University of Bath vice-chancellor Prof Dame Glynis Breakwell.

11/08/2017 01:09 PM
Fastnet yacht race: State school Greig City Academy finishes
Teenagers become only crew from a state comprehensive known to have finished the sailing race.

11/08/2017 12:02 PM
How much screen time should children have?
The former director of GCHQ Robert Hannigan supports children spending time online

11/08/2017 07:44 AM
Men from poor backgrounds 'twice as likely to be single'
The income gap between men from poor families and rich ones is also widening, the IFS said.

10/08/2017 10:48 AM
A-level exam 'leak': Belfast grammar pupils sanctioned
Nine students at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution and Methodist College are affected.

10/08/2017 04:02 AM
Fewer pupils expecting to go to university, says survey
Not enjoying studying and debt fears are two issues worrying 11 to 16-year-olds in England and Wales.

10/08/2017 12:30 AM
Children given free meals in school holidays
The Welsh government's £500,000 scheme offers the meals to children in deprived areas.

09/08/2017 08:48 AM
Making waves
The largest offshore yacht race is this week, with a team from an inner-city school among the entrants.

09/08/2017 01:27 AM
Students satisfied with degree courses, poll suggests
The National Student Survey finds 84% of students were content overall with their university courses.

07/08/2017 10:38 AM
Solve a puzzle like a University Challenge star
Monkman and Seagull give their top tips.

07/08/2017 05:08 AM
Preparing for puberty
How are the families we've been following for two years facing the future?

04/08/2017 01:03 AM
Shy holiday Britons 'point at menus' to avoid foreign words
About 80% of more than 1,700 people questioned felt it was important to learn some phrases.

04/08/2017 12:34 AM
Conner, Amelia and Jamie give advice about how to tackle bullying.
Children who were bullied at school give advice on how to tackle the issue

03/08/2017 10:44 AM
University of Northampton's new Waterside Campus
A topping out ceremony marks one year until the University of Northampton's new Waterside Campus opens.

02/08/2017 12:05 AM
How Canada became an education superpower
Canada has joined the top ranks of the world's best education system - and its secret weapon has been fairness.

28/07/2017 10:12 AM
Childhood consequences
The ability to experience regret plays a "crucial role" in children's development, a study suggests.

26/07/2017 12:07 AM
Top teacher fights for indigenous people
The winner of the Global Teacher Prize is campaigning for disadvantaged youngsters in the Canadian Arctic.

25/07/2017 02:03 AM
Nursery shuts its doors
Fidgety Fingers is one of many nurseries which say they cannot make government funding rates stretch.

21/07/2017 10:24 AM
Call me Passchendaele
How "battle name babies" and their descendants were called after battles such as "Passchendaele".

21/07/2017 03:49 AM
School's out!
Parents ponder whether to relax and pack away the school books - or get ahead for next term.

19/07/2017 12:07 AM
Gran designs: Canada's innovations in global aid
Canada's Grand Challenges projects are using research and ingenuity to tackle global problems.

12/07/2017 08:13 AM
School funding not always linked to results
The OECD's head of education says effective school funding is about much more than supplying enough cash.