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A teachers' leader says there is a growing crisis over places at primary schools as parents discover which their children will attend.
A teaching union leader says young teachers are shying away from taking out mortgages because of uncertainty over their future earnings.
Exam boards are urged to consider Muslim students on Ramadan fasts in the way they schedule summer examinations.
A teachers' union hears that school staff should check families' holiday plans for clues to female genital mutilation.
A report has found around a quarter of bullied students felt it was causing their grades to slip.
An ex-counter-terrorism chief will lead an inquiry into an alleged Islamist takeover plot of schools - an appointment deemed "desperately unfortunate".
Young children can swipe a computer screen but do not have the fine motor skills to play with building blocks, teachers warn.
Parents are often baffled as to why schools in England close for in-service training days , or 'Inset' days, Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt says.
England's education system is being "destroyed through corporate greed", teachers claim.
The father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence claims police are "still not listening" about how to build bridges with the black community.
Family life is increasingly under strain because many parents have to put work commitments before their children, a survey of teachers finds.
An investigation into an alleged hard-line Islamist takeover plot of Birmingham schools has widened with 25 schools now under the spotlight.
A "significant period of stability" in schools should follow wide-ranging changes to policy under the coalition government, Schools Minister David Laws says.
Teachers accuse England's education watchdog of being broken and not fit for purpose, and call for a charter governing school inspections.
French police investigating a rape collect DNA from more than 500 male students and staff at a school in La Rochelle, in an unprecedented step.
Starting salaries for graduate jobs, even in the best-paid fields of medicine and dentistry, have fallen 11% in five years, research suggests
Teachers are increasingly experiencing mental health problems as a result of the pressures of their job, a survey suggests.
Many parents are being asked to make voluntary contributions to the cost of text or revision books, a survey suggests.
Myanmar universities open up with e-libraries
With the threat of cyber-attacks rising, universities will need to train more cyber-security experts.
A mobile solar power classroom brings computers to rural schools in Uganda
An international report warns of the systematic use of violence against schools and universities.
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There are still 57 million children who never have a first day at school and it will take decades to create places, says Unesco.
From New York to California, there are US campaigns to tackle the early education gap
A former speech-writer to Tony Blair says schools need to do more to help teenagers improve their communication skills.
Classroom teddy bears that go home to stay with pupils for the weekend are prompting new levels of competitive parenting, the TES says.
Fifteen schools in Birmingham are now being inspected after allegations of an "Islamic takeover plot", the Department for Education (DfE) confirms.
The number of teachers, assistants and support staff working in state schools in England has risen to a record level of 1.3 million people.
"Overblown rhetoric" on efforts to bring down immigration has contributed to a drop in students doing technology, engineering and maths courses at UK universities, peers say.
Most students will still be paying back university loans in their 40s and 50s, and many will never clear the debt, Sutton Trust research finds.
Children in council care are "too often" being housed long distances away from their family and community, Ofsted concludes
Labour dubs a government parenting class scheme a "flop" after just 4% of eligible parents in the pilot areas sign up to it.
An inquiry into allegations of a hard-line Islamist plot to take over 25 Birmingham schools is to be lead by the Met's former national head of counter terrorism, it has been announced.
Schools in Wales are struggling to improve and suffer from a lack of a long-term vision, according to a review.
A Conservative MP has claimed her dyslexia was one of the reasons she failed to register £28,000 in donations.
Parents are being asked to help schools pay for pens, paper and books, as well as school trips, according to a poll by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers.
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