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Education Secretary Nicky Morgan held out an olive branch to the teaching profession in England with the promise to reduce their workload.
Students who submit essays bought online are not only cheating but may also be paying for a poor product, says England's exams regulator.
Half of secondary schools and a third of primary schools say that they have inadequate broadband and wi-fi.
The National Union of Teachers calls on the education secretary to tackle excessive workloads or face more strike action.
The University of Ulster tells its staff it will have to make an immediate budget cut of £3.15m as a result of financial pressures at Stormont.
Children in South Yorkshire care homes were left vulnerable to sexual abuse because of police "shortcomings", a report finds.
More than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, the first survey of the age group shows.
A sex education organisation tells parliament that Scottish schools should be compelled by law to teach sex and relationship education.
Three secondary and eight primary schools could close to make way for three "superschools" as part of a £75m shake-up in Rhondda Cynon Taf.
Private schools should be celebrated rather than used as scapegoats, the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference is told.
Tributes are paid to a teacher who was stabbed to death in her classroom, at a memorial service attended by about 1,200 people.
Child sexual abuse at a Catholic-run children's home in County Down was equal to, if not worse, than the abuse at Kincora, an inquiry is told.
Police called to a disturbance at a school in Greenock use CS spray on two boys after they confronted officers with weapons.
A-levels in modern foreign languages will be marked more fairly from next summer, the exams regulator, Ofqual, has pledged.
The controversial phonics check for six year olds is paying off, says the government, with more children meeting the expected standard.
More than two-thirds of UK teachers have raised concerns about the safety and well-being of their pupils in the past year, a survey suggests.
Parents should be made to attend school story-time, children's author Michael Rosen urges schools.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is in first place in the latest league table of the world's best universities.
There will be a much wider sample of Chinese pupils taking part in the next round of the international Pisa tests, says the OECD.
White pupils in state schools in the United States are set to be a minority for the first time when schools return for the new term.
How spartan were Spartans? Did the Trojans have a horse?
An international project wants to make it easier to find out about the scale of corruption in education.
A major US online university network says restrictions are to be partially lifted on providing online courses for students in Iran.
World leaders are to be asked for $3.5bn to support education in developing countries, which Julia Gillard says is a good investment.
The University of East London is giving a free tablet computer to all its first-year students starting courses this term.
Comedian Dawn French is to become the new chancellor of Cornwall's Falmouth University.
A new generation of games designers, animators and visual effects artists is on its way after a training pledge from government and the creative industries.
Prison visits are causing vulnerable children "long-lasting" distress, children's charity Barnardo's says.
Low-level, persistent disruptive behaviour in England's schools is affecting pupils' learning and damaging their life chances, inspectors warn.
Almost one in seven countries around the world has a prime minister or head of state who studied in a UK higher education institution, according to an analysis by the British Council.
Sir Mike Tomlinson is appointed education commissioner for Birmingham.
Graduate unemployment in the UK has seen a big fall, the latest figures suggest.
Relatives of adopted people will have more rights to find out about their birth family, so they can find out information such as inherited medical conditions.
The future prospects of children in England are being hampered because society fails them in the early years, a leading health academic says.
The BBC is launching a campaign to get every child in the land familiar with a piece of classical music.
Campaigners say they fear that without help disabled students will be unable to cope with University life.
Weeks after the start of term, many state schools in the capital, Islamabad, are still closed, after being taken over by police drafted in to deal with ongoing political protests.
The famous experiment in child psychology from the the 1960s which became known as the marshmallow test has been updated by the experiment's inventor, Walter Mischel.
First Aid Kit lead singing workshop for state school pupils
School Report hears young people's reaction to referendum