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Religious education in England's schools needs a total overhaul to bring the subject into the 21st Century, argues a report.
One in 10 children was obese at the start of primary school in England last year but one in five was obese by the end, according to new figures.
The government has set out draft plans to regulate madrassas.
Councils across Wales have warned schools to prepare for budget cuts of around 16% over the next three years, a teaching union says.
A college merger programme is called "a failure" by lecturers, who say it "largely failed to deliver what it promised".
The funding of schools in England will be overhauled to remove big regional differences in levels of per pupil funding, George Osborne confirms.
Nurseries say they will struggle to meet the 30-hour free childcare pledge for pre-school children.
The education secretary made "an error of law" in leaving "non-religious world views" out of the new religious studies GCSE, the High Court rules.
An apprenticeship levy on company payrolls will fund three million places for apprentices, the chancellor says, but business groups call it a "new payroll tax".
Open University staff stage a one-day walk out as plans to close seven regional centres are agreed.
The female governor at a private Muslim school in Birmingham - at the centre of criticism from Ofsted - chose to sit separately from men, says the school.
Homophobic bullying in school can lead to thousands of children changing their career plans, warns Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.
An annual international comparison from the OECD shows long classroom hours for UK teachers and high fees for students.
Ofsted inspectors warn that a number of private faith schools are not doing enough to respect women, or people of other faiths and beliefs.
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
Business consultancy Deloitte is to use a computer game as part of its selection process for apprenticeships.
The skull of the bear that inspired the Winnie-the-Pooh books is going to be put on public display for the first time in a London museum.
A UK student who lobbied to change the A-level music syllabus after spotting it featured no female composers has spoken to the BBC's 100 Women about her campaign.
David Hampson from Tollbar Academy in Grimsby explains why he cancelled two school trips to France in the wake of the Paris attacks.
The Duchess of Cambridge explains to a conference of headteachers why she works to highlight the issue of child mental health.
Ten-year-old Alma Deutscher has composed an opera, concertos for piano and violin, and started writing a novel, as David Sillito reports.