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An extra hour of television, internet or computer game time in Year 10 is linked with poorer grades at GCSE, Cambridge University research suggests.
Adults who were psychologically controlled as children by their parents are more likely to have poor mental health, research suggests.
Adults who lack basic science and maths skills risk being "bamboozled" and making bad decisions, according to a leading scientist.
The UN says conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa are depriving more than 13 million children of an education.
The Information Commissioner is warning about a lack of control over websites gathering and sharing children's personal data
At least 100 schools in England are pressuring parents or demanding they donate money, potentially in breach of the law, research suggests.
A 14-year-old boy who sent a naked photo of himself to a girl at school has had a crime of making and distributing indecent images recorded against him, the BBC learns.
David Cameron is announcing the latest wave of free schools in England, as a step towards his manifesto pledge of 500 more over the next five years.
Pupils in London face a growing funding gap, with the school-age population forecast to rise by 12% in five years, suggests a report.
University drop-out rates fell sharply when tuition fees were increased, according to researchers.
From this term, many more students in England and Wales will have recourse to an independent complaints body when things go wrong.
A new system of national testing is to be introduced in Scotland's primary schools, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Silicon Valley's Stanford University to start teaching in London
Emergency plan to help teach Syria's refugees
A university in Nigeria is trying to help a rising tide of people displaced by Boko Haram violence.
Pupils preparing for exams are abducted, as South Sudan tries to re-open schools
Can Lithuania reverse loss of young and talented?
Seven big myths about why some countries are good at education
A new university in Paris wants to create a "knowledge hub" competing with Silicon Valley.
Universities examine whether time travel is really possible
The ASA rule that both Moshi Monsters and Bin Weevils broke its advertising code by pressuring children into making in-game purchases.
Oxford University's debating society releases a mash-up video of past speakers reciting Taylor Swift's Shake it Off, in an effort to lure her to the city to give a talk.
Nicola Sturgeon outlines plans for new pupil assessments aimed at improving attainment in Scotland's schools.
Somalia is holding its first international literary festival in the capital Mogadishu.
A quarter of British parents feel lonely and isolated, according to a survey by the charity Action for Children.
School pupils in England are among the unhappiest in the world, according to a report by The Children's Society, as Sarah Ransome reports.
Does scrapping fees mean German universities lack funding?
Why a 'quota' for female medical students is causing controversy