BBC News - Family & Education

BBC News - Family & Education

20/10/2017 02:53 PM
Wales school cash reserves drop 'should ring alarm bells'
New figures suggest schools are using cash reserves to "plug" funding shortfalls, a union warns.

20/10/2017 02:11 PM
10 fines at the dentist... that weren't fine
Getting a £100 fine at the dentist is distressing, particularly if it is believed to be in error, say patients.

20/10/2017 10:15 AM
Oxbridge uncovered: More elitist than we thought
The extent to which the Home Counties professional classes dominate Oxbridge admissions is revealed.

19/10/2017 03:58 PM
Grammar school A-level row head suspended
The head of a school where some pupils were stopped from taking A-levels, is suspended.

19/10/2017 01:22 PM
Cambridge Uni students get Shakespeare trigger warnings
Cambridge University students are given "trigger alerts" that they might be upset by some text.

19/10/2017 02:20 AM
'He hid in a cupboard - we just couldn't get him to school'
When Evelyn and Tony adopted Ryan at the age of seven, his special needs were not immediately apparent.

18/10/2017 11:22 AM
'Go to the dentist and get fined £100'
Dentists warn that thousands of vulnerable people are wrongly being fined over dental treatment.

18/10/2017 01:08 AM
'I found a job I love through battling depression'
Catherine says becoming ill at university inspired a career in mental health social work.

18/10/2017 12:46 AM
From torture victim to human rights student
A student who faced torture and imprisonment in Syria's civil war is starting her life again at a university in Canada

17/10/2017 10:31 AM
'I felt so low, I couldn't see a way out'
A record number of children seek help from Childline over suicidal thoughts and feelings.

12/10/2017 11:03 AM
Woodwork skills shortage prompts recruitment campaign
The British Woodworking Federation warns the lack of skilled joiners is stifling business growth.

12/10/2017 10:41 AM
Xmas rations
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's children will only get one gift from grandparents this Christmas. Should we follow suit?

12/10/2017 03:47 AM
Nine foster families to football pro
The heart warming story of a boy brought up in a home and the woman who cared for him.

11/10/2017 12:08 AM
10 toughest places for girls to go to school
The countries where most girls don't even get to start primary school.

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.

09/10/2017 03:10 PM
'I married my train crush'
These commuters tied the knot after sharing the same carriage every day for nearly a year.

09/10/2017 12:14 AM
Making waves: the urban schoolboy sailors
This summer they competed in the world's largest offshore race.

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 02:49 PM
Deal nears for under-threat Hungary university
A university in Hungary under threat of being shut down says a US-brokered deal is approaching.

04/10/2017 01:35 AM
Sent home
After Mohammed was excluded for bad behaviour, he was home-schooled - but it didn't work out.

01/10/2017 06:20 AM
Who's that girl?
Lauren Stocks, 16, on public speaking, trolls and her political ambitions for the future.

29/09/2017 01:25 AM
Studying with Anorexia
Every time Maya eats, she has to run off the calories - she's been ill for two years, but now she wants to go to university.

20/09/2017 11:19 AM
Free speech
Free speech has become a university battleground. But what does the right to free expression really mean?

18/09/2017 02:17 PM
Textbook revolution
New Turkish school textbooks omit evolution but include the idea of "jihad" - provoking a row.