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Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is understood to be looking to the US for the next head of England's schools inspectorate Ofsted.
Teacher shortages mean support staff are having to pick up work normally done by qualified teachers, suggests research by a union.
Holyrood's devolution committee calls on the UK government to reintroduce post-study work visas which were cancelled in 2012.
A whistle-blowing helpline for employees in England to raise concerns about child protection failures - run by the NSPCC with government funding - is to be launched.
New tests in England for four-year-olds are unreliable and disrupt children's start to school, research for a teaching union suggests.
Students who stay in Wales to study or return home to work after graduation should have £6,000 a year of debts written off, Plaid Cymru says.
The EIS is to ballot college lecturers across Scotland over whether they should take industrial action in a dispute over their pay.
A UK university is competing for students by promising places even if applicants miss by one A-level grade.
Graduates in England and Wales who fail to repay their student loan in time could be prosecuted, ministers warn.
A website advising senior citizens how to drive safely for longer - and when to stop altogether - is launched by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
England's education secretary rejects MPs' calls to make sex-and-relationship education compulsory in all schools.
More students from white working class backgrounds are to be targeted in a university recruitment drive
The majority of pupils in Scotland are learning an additional language in primary one, says the Scottish government.
Ofsted has warned the E-Act academy chain that the quality of education for too many pupils is "not good enough".
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Parents are told to warn their children against urinating in a playground by the school's head teacher.
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