BBC News - Family & Education

BBC News - Family & Education

10/12/2017 01:09 PM
Two-year degrees to lower tuition fees
Jo Johnson wants to change a system where three-year degrees have "crowded out" anything else.

09/12/2017 03:11 AM
Grammar schools 'contrary to common good' - Archbishop of Canterbury
Justin Welby calls on the government to have an inclusive approach to the future of education.

09/12/2017 12:32 AM
'Come out in class - if you want to', teachers urged
Heads urged to offer more support to LGBT teachers to be their "authentic selves".

08/12/2017 03:20 PM
University of Sussex vice-chancellor gets £230,000 payout
University of Sussex paid the money to Prof Michael Farthing "in lieu of notice".

08/12/2017 10:17 AM
Universities could be accused of 'mis-selling courses'
Young people are taking out loans to pay for fees without effective help or advice, a watchdog says.

07/12/2017 05:16 PM
University pay will be brought 'under control', says Jo Johnson
Universities minister says excessive university boss pay will be tackled by regulations in the new year.

07/12/2017 01:15 PM
Bath Spa University chief paid £800,000 in final year
The Bath Spa University pay packet for Prof Christina Slade included a £429,000 "golden goodbye".

07/12/2017 06:44 AM
The teachers who pay cash to keep their pupils in school
Pupils being absent from school is an ongoing problem, this school is trying to change that.

07/12/2017 06:43 AM
The school for bullied and traumatised children
What do you do if you're so badly bullied you have to leave school? Some children come to a place like this.

07/12/2017 06:42 AM
School attendance and absence: The facts
Why do pupils not attend school? BBC Stories has been finding out.

07/12/2017 06:42 AM
'School's dead, it's the same lessons every day'
Why do pupils not attend school? BBC Stories has taken to the streets to find out.

07/12/2017 01:17 AM
Westminster to open six schools in China
The school says income from the deal will fund bursaries for disadvantaged students in London.

06/12/2017 12:57 PM
Theresa May told nursery owners are struggling under new rules
The prime minister is told that more than 1,000 nurseries are struggling because of funding changes.

06/12/2017 11:59 AM
Egyptian mummy's secrets revealed at hi-tech laboratory
An intact mummy, excavated a century ago, is the first to be scanned by an advanced X-ray system.

06/12/2017 10:31 AM
'My double life going to work from a homeless hostel'
As the number of homeless children hits a 10-year-high, a mother and daughter tell of their double life.

06/12/2017 09:05 AM
'Santa's bone' proved to be correct age
Christmas comes early for researchers as a fragment of bone is confirmed to date from the era of St Nicholas.

06/12/2017 12:44 AM
Young carers: 'I was tired when I was at school'
Schools need to take more responsibility for young carers, says charity Barnardo's.

05/12/2017 04:49 PM
'Lost words' as children stay indoors
Children now spend less time outdoors and their knowledge of nature is suffering, says author Robert Macfarlane.

05/12/2017 12:00 PM
Northern Ireland and England schools in global top 10 for reading
Both Northern Ireland and England have reached their highest point scores in reading tests taken in 50 countries.

05/12/2017 11:40 AM
Northern Ireland and England schools in reading top ten
These primary school children think they're getting "smarter and smarter".

05/12/2017 09:29 AM
Child exploitation: Live streaming an 'urgent' threat
Sex offenders learn how young people communicate online and use this to abuse them, police say.

05/12/2017 05:55 AM
Child exploitation: warning against live streaming sites
Karla discovered her daughter had been preyed on after a webcam chat on Omegle.

05/12/2017 12:44 AM
Turner Prize 2017: What children make of the nominees
What happens when you invite a group of school children to judge the Turner Prize 2017?

04/12/2017 05:01 PM
Southampton University corrects statement in vice-chancellor pay row
The university admits Sir Christopher Snowden was a member of the committee which decided his pay.

03/12/2017 09:12 AM
Pledge to boost mental health support in schools
The government promises to bring in new mental health support teams and improve waiting times.

01/12/2017 09:18 AM
Streaming pupils
Research suggests school starters are being increasingly grouped by ability - but is this a good thing?

30/11/2017 02:35 AM
2:1 degree to zero-hours
How young single mothers are squeezed out of the graduate jobs market.

30/11/2017 02:02 AM
'My entire existence is a lie'
One man says the revelation split his family, while a woman says she is now closer to her mother because of it.

29/11/2017 12:24 AM
The nursery in Amsterdam's red light district
A nursery is kept open to help local families to stay in inner-city Amsterdam

28/11/2017 02:56 AM
'They called me names like Scarface, Joker, Buttface'
The family hoping the new film Wonder will challenge preconceptions about facial disfigurement.

23/11/2017 12:21 AM
When I look into my son's eyes I see the man who raped me
Catherine became pregnant after being raped, but she decided to give birth to the child.

22/11/2017 12:27 AM
Can property developers be taught to be ethical?
A degree course teaches New York property developers to think of more than money.

21/11/2017 02:15 PM
Automated checkouts 'miserable' for the old
"Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity says.

20/11/2017 10:00 AM
Men's refuge
A man who fled his abusive marriage speaks about how an under-threat refuge helped him.

20/11/2017 06:44 AM
Bi the way
Cardiff University's vice chancellor explains why he wanted to speak out about his sexuality.

17/11/2017 09:23 AM
Eviction threat over complaints about crying baby
A family renting in London are threatened with eviction after complaints over a crying baby.

17/11/2017 01:37 AM
The worst bullies: 'My friends called me Ugly Betty'
Bullying by friends is 'really harmful and teachers should take it more seriously', says a victim.

17/11/2017 01:35 AM
Degrees of value
Huge numbers of young people are making a big decision about university - and their future income.

16/11/2017 01:17 PM
Obese and bullied
British boxer Lawrence Okolie visits his former school as part of anti-bullying week, as he reflects on how he was bullied for his weight, made changes to his lifestyle and overcame confidence issues.

14/11/2017 01:02 PM
Sexual harassment
Sex scandals spanning Hollywood, Parliament and far beyond have exposed a possible gap in UK law.

09/11/2017 11:10 AM
Fake news
Universities launch free courses on how to spot fake news for Trump election anniversary.

08/11/2017 10:48 AM
Modern slums
Broke Britain: families are being squeezed into one-room flats in potentially dangerous conditions.

07/11/2017 05:06 PM
'Separated from my siblings'
The Education Committee speaks to children in care as part of its inquiry into fostering.

07/11/2017 02:38 AM
How fear puts girls off PE
Girls are half as likely as boys to be physically active - and lack of confidence is to blame.

03/11/2017 01:31 AM
'Privilege to have a child trust you to share their story'
What's it like being a Childline volunteer?

27/10/2017 01:04 AM
University admissions
UCAS and Which? University's tips on how to convince admissions tutors to offer you a place.

26/10/2017 11:40 AM
Does Cambridge University need to widen a 'whitewashed' reading list?
Some Cambridge University students don't want to just study books by white authors - but who should be on their reading list?

23/10/2017 01:01 AM
The children in care left without a school place
How some youngsters who are taken into care can be left out of the classroom.

19/10/2017 02:20 AM
'We couldn't get our adopted son to school'
When Evelyn and Tony adopted Ryan at the age of seven, his special needs were not immediately apparent.

16/10/2017 01:18 AM
Transgender girl says it was change sex or die
Ellen - one of the first primary school children to transition in the UK - lets readers into her inner world.

11/10/2017 01:02 AM
Talking to children about sex and relationships
Social media and the ease of access to explicit material on the web means the tricky topic of sex is even more of a minefield for parents.

10/10/2017 01:08 AM
I was an idiot, says excluded boy looking back
With 35 pupils being excluded every day, Ben tells how he went from an ugly statistic to reformed character.

05/10/2017 04:21 PM
'I didn't say no, but I regret that'
A 24-year-old teacher's account of teenage sexual activity prompts many to share their concerns.

05/10/2017 01:10 AM
Girls go along with sex acts, says teacher
One young secondary school teacher is shocked by the stories she hears.

04/10/2017 01:35 AM
I should be home-schooled, but I spent 10 months on Xbox
After Mohammed was excluded for bad behaviour, he was home-schooled - but it didn't work out.