Survey indicates school leaders oppose academies plan
A recent survey by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) saw 93 per cent of headteachers, deputies and assistants respondRead more.
Micro:bit handed to schoolchildren by BBC
Children in schools across the UK are receiving a Micro:bit – a programmable microcomputer – from the BBC, in anRead more.
Sixth form teachers strike after government challenge fails
Teachers at English sixth form colleges are striking today over funding cuts, after the High Court yesterday rejected the government’sRead more.
More than half of new exam courses still not ready
Fewer than half of the new GCSE and A-level specifications – which English schools will begin teaching in September –Read more.
Calls for schools to ban tackling in rugby
A ban on tackling in rugby matches at schools in the UK and Ireland has been called for by moreRead more.
28 ex-servicemen become teachers through scheme
A new scheme which helps former servicemen and women to qualify as teachers has seen just 28 people qualify soRead more.
Call for more working class white boys at university
Jo Johnson, the Universities Minister, has said that more working class white males need to be recruited onto university coursesRead more.
International students to leave UK after college loses licence
Approximately 350 foreign students have been told to leave the UK by the end of March, after their private collegeRead more.
Survey suggests four in 10 teachers experience violence
A survey by the ATL teachers union has indicated that four out of 10 teachers has experienced violence from pupilsRead more.
Raw GCSE results used to rank schools for final time
The current system for producing school league tables, which judges schools on their raw GCSE results, is in its finalRead more.
Poll finds parents struggle to limit screen time of children
A poll has found that many parents in the UK claim it is easier to encourage their children to doRead more.
Record number of university entrants are women
According to annual entry figures from Ucas, women are 35 per cent more likely to go to university than menRead more.
Record number of exam grades changed
There were more than 90,000 grade changes to GCSE and A-level exam results this summer, after scores were challenged, theRead more.
Mental health issues are ignored for academic results
A former head teacher, Peter Tait, has warned that schools are letting young people down by focusing more on academicRead more.
New plans could mean higher amount of student loan repaid
The government intends to change the way student loans are repaid, which could result in people who took their loanRead more.
Healthy breakfast shown to improve school performance
A study suggests that children who eat a healthy breakfast are more likely to perform well in their assessments atRead more.
University tuition fees may rise if teaching quality is high
If universities are able to demonstrate high quality teaching at their establishments, they will be allowed to raise their tuitionRead more.
Falling numbers of part-time students harming economy
A think tank has claimed that the sharp decrease in the number of part-time students at universities in England isRead more.
University applications to be anonymous from 2017
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that university application forms will not have candidates’ names on them from 2017, inRead more.
Report finds sexist influences still present in schools
Schools have been urged to take sexist undertones more seriously, and prevent students from becoming pigeonholed by their gender. InterviewsRead more.
Link between video game use and worse GCSE results found
A study which looked at 600 students in Northern Ireland aged 14 to 16 years, between 2012 and 2014, hasRead more.
Harvard debate team loses to prison inmates
A group of New York prison inmates has defeated Harvard University’s debate team, who won the national and world championshipsRead more.
More than half of teachers in England are considering quitting
A survey suggests 53 per cent of teachers in England are thinking of quitting the profession in the next twoRead more.
UK universities stand out in latest rankings
There are 34 British universities in the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education rankings, which lists the top 200 institutions in theRead more.
Students could be down £240 a year by not knowing rights
Research suggests that students are losing an average of £240 a year because they do not know their rights, orRead more.
Fears that scrapping free school dinners will leave children hungry in the UK
Lucy Powell, the new shadow education secretary has warned about the effect that scrapping universal free meals for five toRead more.
Schools set to offer lessons on human rights
A project which has been designed by Kerry Kennedy, an American human rights activist, will see English schools offered humanRead more.
Ofsted says lower school students are being neglected
The school inspection team claim that young secondary school students are being failed by their schools, who prioritise resources towardsRead more.
GCSE grades affected by screen time
A study by Cambridge University suggests an extra hour of exposure to the internet, television or a video game eachRead more.
University drop-out rates fall since tuition fee rise
Researchers have reported that university drop-out rates fell after tuition fees were increased, suggesting the increased fees made students focusRead more.
Students with hay fever could miss out on university
Researchers believe the impact of hay fever during exam season, on a student’s performance, could be detrimental enough to endRead more.
Harvard remains top of global university rankings
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2015 has once more classed Harvard University in the US as the topRead more.
GCSE results day sees a rise in passes but top grades fall
The proportion of top grades awarded this GCSE results day has dropped slightly, but there was a slight rise inRead more.
Cameron aims for all schools to be academies
Prime minister David Cameron has called for all schools in England to become academies, claiming they improve standards and giveRead more.
A-level results day sees top grades fall but university places rise
A record number of students have been accepted onto university courses this year, although the proportion of top grades atRead more.
Sixth-formers complete extra projects for application boost
There were a record number of sixth-form students carrying out dissertation-style projects over the last school year, it is thought,Read more.
Study suggests university graduates from private schools earn more
Graduates in the UK in high-profile jobs are more likely to receive a higher salary if they went to aRead more.
Trinity Mirror study finds grammar schools perform best
Selective grammar schools make up eight of the ten top performing schools across England and Wales, according to research byRead more.
Colleges have to offer language courses despite funding cuts
TES has announced that colleges will still be required to offer language courses to thousands of learners who are unemployed,Read more.
Local councils scored on school and college dropout rates
Dropout rates for teenagers at schools and colleges will be used to score local councils each year, on how wellRead more.
Finances for Further Education colleges in trouble
The National Audit Office (NAO) has reported a “rapid decline” in the Further Education sector’s finances, with almost 50 perRead more.
Justice secretary seeks to improve education in prisons
Michael Gove has turned his attention to improving the education within prisons, which can help to provide prisoners with alternativesRead more.
Could private school fees be best invested elsewhere?
Research has found that paying for private schools may be a poor choice of investment for parents to make, judgingRead more.
Student maintenance grants to be scrapped
Students who come from families on lower incomes are set to lose out on university maintenance grants, after Chancellor GeorgeRead more.
Universities call for higher fees
There have been calls from universities to increase the maximum amount which can be charged for tuition fees, allowing themRead more.
University degree marks to be replaced by new system
Jo Johnson, the universities minister, has announced that the current system for marking degrees is outdated and will be obsolete,Read more.
Majority of teens unaware of sixth-form bursaries
Research has indicated that almost two-thirds of those aged 16 years old do not know government funding is available forRead more.
Boris Johnson calls for 100 hours of exposure to work
The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has expressed his desire for all young people in London to have completed atRead more.
Students criticise university value for money
According to a study carried out by ComRes, which asked the first university students who had to pay the higherRead more.