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A London maths teacher is among the top 10 finalists for a $1m global teaching prize.
Birmingham's education commissioner says he has banned the use of the term "Trojan horse" to describe the allegations of attempts to take over schools in the city.
A failure to provide education for refugees escaping the conflict in Syria risks creating a generation of extremists, warns the deputy prime minister of Jordan.
High-achieving children need to understand failure if they are going to have resilience in adult life, says a former head of Eton.
Sir Michael Wilshaw says top executives at England's biggest academy chains are getting huge salaries and sitting on reserves while failing pupils.
A new study is to look at whether playing with ethnic Playmobil could help immigrants settle in at school.
Taiwanese researchers suggest many children diagnosed with ADHD may just be the youngest in the class.
A bronze cockerel looted from Nigeria in 1897 is removed from Cambridge University's Jesus College after a student campaign.
Scientist Stephen Hawking has paid tribute to the maths teacher who inspired his early steps into scholarship.
Complaints that a teacher recruitment advert exaggerated teachers' pay have been rejected.
School textbooks are accused by a UN agency of negative stereotypes of women's roles.
Teachers have expressed dismay that fewer than half the specifications for new GCSEs and A-levels to be taught from September are ready.
The education secretary announces plans to tackle uneven levels of per pupil spending and to remove councils from the funding process.
Public school teachers in Tanzania's Dar es Salaam, Kinondoni district will be able to commute to and from schools for free.
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
A Cambridge University student party is halted in a row over political correctness after concerns it had the "potential for offence".
The Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, has set out plans to change what she has called an "outdated, inefficient and unfair" school funding system in England.
Children across the globe have been celebrating World Book Day.
New research has found children with poor language skills at the age of five are less likely to do well by the time they leave primary school.
Pupils at Marton Primary Academy in Blackpool have lessons on how to handle what they refer to as "tough times", to build their resilience in the face of challenges to their mental health.
Should mindfulness be compulsory in schools?
But many Kenyan children still lack desks