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Universities warned over potentially misleading claims

4 hours 32 min ago
A consumer group has challenged universities over the claims they make to attract students.

Imprisoned suffragette letter discovered

4 hours 38 min ago
A previously unknown letter gives a first-hand account from the first suffragette to be jailed.

Periods 'keeping girls out of school'

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 22:56
Some 350,000 girls say they have missed school at some point because of being on their period, research from YouGov suggests.

More fake diploma claims for Spanish university

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 18:37
A Madrid university allegedly granted fake law diplomas to hundreds of Italian nationals.

Three in four London students 'from ethnic minorities by 2030'

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 07:35
Students from London will become a 'hyper-diverse' population in the next decade.

Top 10 tips for starting at university

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 06:10
Graduates and older students offer their top tips for starting at university.

'£1bn in unpalatable county council cuts' ahead in England

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 05:38
Councils bosses warn some authorities may have to be stripped back to the minimum to save money.

Grenfell: Back to the school

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 15:26
15 months after Grenfell, the school below the tower reopens its doors - what's it like to return?

Cleaner enjoys holiday paid for by Bristol university students

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 15:16
Bristol university students raised £1,500 so Herman Gordon and his wife could visit Jamaica.

Beating the odds

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 06:57
A school in Bradford is achieving impressive results in English and maths, by rebuilding its curriculum around music.

'Sexist, unsafe' world experienced by young girls

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 05:57
A Girlguiding UK survey of girls and young women reveals many do not feel safe outside their homes.

The chef using 60,000-year-old recipes

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:57
A top chef says his awards are owed to learning skills from indigenous Australian recipes and ingredients.

Ministers face defeat over primary tests

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:49
Opposition parties are set to defeat the Scottish government over assessments for P1 pupils.

Ofsted admits adding to 'teach-to-the-test' mentality

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:58
Ofsted boss says the watchdog has not put enough emphasis on a rich and broad curriculum in England.

Educating Greater Manchester head Drew Povey resigns

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:16
Drew Povey, of Harrop Fold School, starred in Channel 4's Educating Greater Manchester.

School open days: Eight things to look for

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 05:58
Glossy prospectuses and slick open evenings, but what should I look for when visiting secondary schools?

Working mums' dilemma

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:42
Winning flexible working hours can bring a new set of major problems, a survey finds.

Widower’s advice on diet

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:14
An interaction between a widower and a young woman about how couples support each other is inspiring many to become kinder

Further education college finances face double whammy

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 06:37
Amid growing concern about financial bailouts, new analysis reveals the dire state of college budgets.