Gender pay gap: School pupils battle for equality

Pupils at a primary school have set-up an after-school club to raise awareness of gender inequality. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

A good fit?

A divorce lawyer to the stars says couples should ask 10 "critical" questions before a relationship. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

UK’s largest Lego event under way in Glasgow

A 200,000-brick elephant is one of the centrepieces of Bricklive, billed as the UK's largest Lego convention, in Glasgow. *Featured images and content are taken...

Foodbanks in Wales brace for hungry children over summer

School holidays will bring some families to crisis point, foodbank networks in Wales are warning. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Private tutors ‘should face DBS criminal record checks’

The UK's biggest teaching union says disqualified teachers may still be able to work as tutors. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

London grammar school’s exclusion policy was illegal, report finds

St Olave's grammar school in London treated students as "collateral damage", the report says. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

University entry ‘should be background, not just exams’

The university access watchdog says students' background should be a factor in awarding places. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Children baffled by Instagram and YouTube terms

13 year olds can sign up to Facebook and Google sites. But can they understand those companies' privacy policies? *Featured images and content are taken...

‘Councils beat academy trusts at boosting failing schools’

Town hall bosses hail "compelling" evidence that local authorities are best for schools improvement. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

The school with 300 holes in the roof

Head teachers have warned the education secretary that a lack of funding is damaging standards. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Shakespeare rewrite means six-figure fine for exam board OCR

A GCSE question mixed up the warring families in Romeo and Juliet and left students baffled. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

The worst end-of-term gifts for teacher

Teachers tell of the inappropriate and unwanted gifts they've been given at the end of term. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Can paying girls to go to school help South Sudan?

A programme in the capital Juba aims to increase school attendance by giving pupils cash. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

National tests bordering on ‘child abuse’ claims head

Emotional impact on children as young as six is a "price too high" says a primary school head teacher. *Featured images and content are taken...

Hidden ‘shame’ of elderly scam victims

Many older victims of fraud are too embarrassed to tell anyone that they have been cheated. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Military children: ‘I’ve lived in 12 different houses’

A child-focused approach to military families must be adopted, England's children's commissioner says. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education...

Pupils upskirting teachers increasing, NASUWT Cymru warns

Union speaks out following legislation passed by the UK government making upskirting a criminal offence. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Cyan colour hidden ingredient in sleep

Adding or removing the colour cyan can have an impact on sleep, according to biologists. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Where can UK students study for free?

UK undergraduate students do not pay any tuition fees in 10 EU countries and Norway. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Tent of dreams

On World Refugee Day, one Syrian girl talks about doing homework in a tent and her future ambitions. *Featured images and content are taken from...

‘Labour anti-Semitism row is putting off Jewish students’

Jewish groups and Young Labour members say Jeremy Corbyn's not tackled anti-Semitism and it's putting students off certain campuses. *Featured images and content are taken...

‘Easier to take child into care than get support’

Care orders are easier to get than support for struggling families, says top judge. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Fake news harms children’s self-esteem and trust, say MPs

Children with poor literacy skills struggle most to tell which stories are false, says a report. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Half children’s services money ‘spent on 73,000 in care’

Analysis reveals half of England's £8.6bn children's services budget is spent on 73,000 young people. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Lords criticise ‘unfair’ university fees and loans

Students and taxpayers are being ripped off by tuition fees, says a parliamentary committee. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Theresa May attacks ‘vile’ online threats against women

Theresa May will tell the G7 summit that more must be done to stop online abuse of women. *Featured images and content are taken from...

University bosses’ pay rules ‘woefully inadequate’

"Bizarre gentleman's agreement" will not curb excessive pay says University and College Union. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education...

Pencader student drops out over loss of care allowance

A young carer who dropped out of college because she would lose her allowance wants a change in the law. *Featured images and content are...

School meal smoothie ban in obesity fight

Fruit juices could also disappear from school lunch menus, while the amount of fruit and vegetables increase. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Educate children to tackle ethnic minority donor crisis, MPs say

MPs say teaching children about organ donation could boost donor numbers and bust some common myths. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Hay Festival: Bradford schoolgirls’ first time review

A group of Bradford pupils visit the Hay Festival for the first time and give their review. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Grammar school tests: How do children cope?

Thousands of pupils each year try to get into selective schools, which are set for a £50m expansion. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Poor white schools ‘destroyed’ by rankings

Exam league tables are stigmatising white working-class schools, head teachers say. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education & Family...

‘Relax A-level grades for some medical students’

Entry requirements for medical degrees should be lowered for those from the worst UK schools. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Lost youth

The United Nations is launching a global poll to find what young people think of policies affecting their lives. *Featured images and content are taken...

‘Sharenting’ puts young at risk of online fraud

Parents are compromising their children's future financial security with online sharing, warns Barclays. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education...

Foreign students: Universities axe ‘unusable’ survey

Anyone could fill in the official study, which, some academics said, uses "loaded, them and us" questions. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Exams: How do the new 9-1 GCSE grades work?

As teenagers face this year's GCSEs, we explain the new 9-1 grading structure in England. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Watch ban imposed at GCSE and A-level exams

The move is designed to prevent cheating via smartwatches designed to look like standard timepieces. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

University racism ‘complacency’ warning

Baroness Amos, the UK's first black woman university head, criticises "deep-seated prejudices". *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education &...

Cuts put deaf children’s education at ‘breaking point’

Deaf children to lose £4m of support as over a third of councils plan support cuts, says charity. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Grammar and faith schools get green light to expand

Grammar schools in England will receive £50m to create new places - angering some cash-strapped teachers. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

The adopted children confused by love

Children who have suffered abuse can often become distressed at the thought of being loved *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Mental health plans ‘failing a generation’, say MPs

Government's child mental health plan leaves hundreds of thousands without proper care, says report. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

People less likely to move than in 1970s in England and Wales

Census data shows people switch location in England and Wales much less than in previous generations. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Free speech pledge for universities

The universities minister promises clearer rules to protect free speech and open debate on campuses. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Thirsk schoolboys found after climbing fence

Two boys, aged four or five, climbed a fence and safely walked to their grandmother's house. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

‘Bespoke solutions’ sought for four Scottish Borders schools

It comes after some Borders secondaries were found to have major defects or were in constant need of repair. *Featured images and content are taken...

School sex abuse: ‘My son was raped on a play date’

Even primary-school-age children are capable of rape, the mother of a victim discovered. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education...

Jacinda Ardern: I don’t mind the interest in my pregnancy

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern talks exclusively to the BBC about how she'll juggle a baby with politics. *Featured images and content are taken from...