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Mistakes in the marking of literacy and numeracy tests for trainee teachers mean hundreds were incorrectly judged to have passed.
Heads who take on failing schools should be given more time to turn them around, the Association of School and College Leaders says.
The head of Wales' largest exam board calls for a delay in the introduction of new GCSE courses next year amid a row over "unexpectedly low" grades for a new English language exam.
Universities in the US dominate an international league table ranking institutions by "reputation", although Cambridge and Oxford make the top five.
Head teachers from across Wales raise concerns over "unexpectedly low" results for GCSE English language exams in January.
The government gives details of its plan to to give, from September, all pupils in England free lunches for their first three years in school.
Offering bursaries to students from poorer backgrounds does not appear to improve their chances of completing degree courses, research finds.
The OECD's education expert tells MPs that the best education systems balance local autonomy with public transparency.
An information technology approach by a UK university, analysing online protest, is being applied to see where revolutions might happen next.
New guidance which aims to teach children healthy eating habits is published by the Scottish government.
The government withdraws funding from 5,000 "low value" adult vocational courses in England, including self-tanning and balloon artistry.
Some children with special educational needs are being left without education for significant periods, a local government ombudsman report says.
Thousands of nurseries and childminders in England are still not giving youngsters a good standard of care and education, statistics released by the watchdog, Ofsted, suggest.
Poorly performing teachers in Wales can take too long to sack, a BBC investigation finds.
Many parents in Britain are now paying more for childcare in a year than the average annual mortgage bill, a report claims.
Labour proposes a new school-leaving qualification which combines vocational and academic learning.
Muslim children who risk being radicalised by their parents should be taken into care as victims of child abuse, London Mayor Boris Johnson says.
A large survey looking into why young people self-harm has revealed that being bullied is the main reason they first injure themselves.
From New York to California, there are US campaigns to tackle the early education gap
There are still 57 million children who never have a first day at school and it will take decades to create places, says Unesco.
Uganda has one of the world's youngest, fastest-growing populations. How will they get a place in school?
The OECD's rankings of the world education systems are about to be published.
A service of medieval reburial has been reconstructed by academics, which will help to shape the ceremony for Richard III.
A US experiment is examining whether raising income improves the chances of poor children
Home schooling is illegal in Germany, but families who have moved to the US are not being allowed to claim asylum.
The head teacher of a school for children with behavioural issues defends a decision to allow students over the age of 14 to smoke.
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson still admires his favourite teacher, even though she beat him, he tells the Times Educational Supplement.
The first degree-level space engineering apprenticeship is launched by Skills Minister Matthew Hancock as National Apprenticeship Week gets under way.
An exam board says hundreds of GCSE, AS and A-level results have been regraded after marking errors.
Education Secretary Michael Gove is to write to schools in England to ask them to help stamp out female genital mutilation (FGM).
More schools in England are using lotteries and "fair banding" systems to allocate places, an educational charity says.
The government updates its child poverty strategy - but the Lib Dems claim the Conservatives "vetoed" changes to the way it is measured.
Doctors and nurses should receive special training to recognise the signs of domestic violence and ask questions, says the health watchdog.
An anorexic teenager was prevented from returning to school because staff feared other girls would copy her, her mother claims.
Lucy Hennessey, who did a Balloon Artistry course, reacts to news that courses like hers are to have funding cuts.
A teacher is suspended following claims that tape was put over the mouths of several pupils after she had told them they were too noisy.
A Jewish girls' school in Hackney has been redacting questions on evolution on science exam papers because they do not fit in with their beliefs.
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