Toby Young regrets 'politically incorrect' comments

Toby Young says he regrets "politically incorrect" remarks he made in the past and should be judged on his actions in promoting social mobility...

'He should have a happy ending now'

A baby born with a rare heart and lung condition has spent his first year in hospital.Max Olivares has just celebrated his first birthday...

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...

How to cope with festive fall-outs

Here's some expert advice on how to survive the family this Christmas. How to cope with festive fall-outs Source: Education & Family Here's some expert advice on...
Magician Dynamo surprises Hampshire youth club

Magician Dynamo surprises Hampshire youth club

World famous magician Dynamo surprised youngsters at a Hampshire youth club.He kicked off the evening at The King's Arms in Petersfield with a magic...

Frank Lampard told 5 live that he's worried about how social media changes his...

Former Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard says he can 'sense a difference' in his two daughters - who are 12 and 10 -...

University of Hull beats Oxbridge in equality ranking

Analysis puts Hull top and Cambridge bottom for a balanced intake of rich and poor students *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

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...

Two more Scottish universities to offer teacher training

It is hoped the move to train students at two Edinburgh centres will help solve a recruitment crisis. *Featured images and content are taken from...

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:...

Creative arts subjects in schools a child's 'human right'

The artist, Bob and Roberta Smith, says he's concerned arts subjects in schools in England are being squeezed out. It follows a BBC survey...

School bomb threats: Disgruntled Minecraft gamer ‘behind hoax’

Hundreds of schools in England were sent an email saying a bomb would be detonated on their grounds. *Featured images and content are taken from...
Dreaming big

Dreaming big

Fewer than one in 10 engineers in the UK are female - the lowest percentage in Europe, according to the Women's Engineering Society. Latvia,...

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...

Disabled school transport cuts prompt safety fears

Parents of disabled children in south Wales have raised safety fears over potential cuts to specialist school transport. It comes as Bridgend council considers...

Curbing university bosses' pay 'won't solve funding crisis'

Sky-high pay among university chiefs is "hard to stomach" but tackling it will not alone solve the higher education funding crisis, a National Union...
Tackling misogyny

Tackling misogyny

"I hear it so often now it just doesn't actually bother me, It's just part of everyday life, just a normal word." That is...

Teaching boys that 'real men' would stop rape

A project in Kenya is teaching boys how to intervene to stop sexual violence *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

New Year Honours: Knighthood for adult education pioneer

A pioneer of adult learning has been knighted in the New Year Honours for services to education.Prof Alan Tuckett, from the University of Wolverhampton,...
Maria Caulfield: MP's new women's role sparks backlash

Maria Caulfield: MP's new women's role sparks backlash

Women's right groups have criticised Theresa May's decision to appoint an MP who opposed the decriminalisation of abortion to a role representing women.Maria Caulfield,...

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...

Free boarding school places for care system pupils

Boarding schools in England are to offer free places to children with links to the care system, the Department for Education has announced.Local authorities...

New Year Honours: MBE for carer who fostered more than 100 children

A great-grandmother who looked after more than 100 children in 50 years has been appointed an MBE for services to foster care.Stella Tomkinson, 79,...

‘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...
Male suicide: The sisters fighting for their dad

Male suicide: The sisters fighting for their dad

Emma and Toni's dad, Paul, took his own life in 2015.The sisters from Hartlepool said he had suffered with depression and was diagnosed with...

Starting again

After dropping out of university, for weeks Ben couldn't tell his dad the truth. He made a failed suicide attempt and barely left his...

Grandparents 'run up debts' to care for grandchildren

Grandparents are running up large debts raising children whose parents cannot look after them, surveys have found.Nearly 200,000 children in the UK are being...

UK Snow: Bournemouth school dinners given to homeless

More than 1,500 meals were shared between eight charities after school closures due to the snow. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Ofsted chief Amanda Spielman receives 'venomous' threats

The head of Ofsted says she has had threats from "a mixture of Islamic extremists and the hard left" after raising concerns about faith...
Damian Hinds is new education secretary

Damian Hinds is new education secretary

Damian Hinds has been announced as England's education secretary in the prime minister's cabinet reshuffle.He will replace Justine Greening, who is leaving the government.Ms...

Grief at Christmas: How do you cope when you've lost a loved one?

Three mothers talk about how they cope at Christmas after their sons died. Grief at Christmas: How do you cope when you've lost a loved...

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...

'Baby brain': Myth or reality?

"Four in five" women experience changes in memory and concentration during pregnancy, according to research by Deakin University, Australia.The study says that women experience...

Five things to know on school offer day

Pupils in England are receiving offers of a secondary school place. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education & Family...

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:...

The children whose gaming turns to gambling

As many as half a million children and young people are gambling every week, according to a new survey.The Gambling Commission's annual report looked...

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...

Peppa Pig's GP visits copied by fans, says doctor

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What not to say to men who can’t have kids

Opening up about male infertility. What not to say to men who can’t have kids Source: Education & Family
Toby Young's appointment leaves new regulator 'in tatters', says Labour

Toby Young's appointment leaves new regulator 'in tatters', says Labour

Toby Young's appointment to the board of the new Office for Students has left the university regulator with its "credibility in tatters", says Dawn...

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...

GT Wonder Boy at CES 2019 in Las Vegas

Singapore’s first smart social bot companion GT Wonder Boy represents Singapore’s advancement in robotics at CES, Las Vegas from 8th -11th January. Singapore-based innovative technological...

More students found cheating in GCSE and A-level exams

More students are cheating in GCSE and A-level exams in England, with the number caught last summer up a quarter on the previous year,...

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...

‘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...

Why schools close for a snow day: A head teacher explains

Thousands of schools closed on Monday - but how tough a decision was it after heavy snowfalls?BBC News visited what was thought to be...
Restore lifetime tenancies to vulnerable tenants, say peers

Restore lifetime tenancies to vulnerable tenants, say peers

Ministers are being urged to give councils and housing associations back the right to offer lifetime tenancies to those they consider vulnerable.Peers are debating...

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 &...

Autistic student in new college after 'enrolment error'

An autistic student has found a new course after being asked to leave a college after being enrolled in "error".James Parker, 16, was told...