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A more rapid intervention for underperforming schools in England has been announced in the Queen's Speech.
Access to free childcare for three-and-four-year-olds in England is to double to 30 hours a week under measures announced in the Queen's Speech.
Sheikha Moza warns that Muslims are being "dehumanised" by the coverage of violent extremism in the Middle East.
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw says head teachers of coasting schools should be replaced.
UK nations have some of the biggest skills gaps between young people who are not in education, employment or training and those in work, suggests a study.
Edinburgh University is to fully divest from three of the world's biggest fossil fuel producers within the next six months.
The Scottish Government is urged to commit to increasing the top rate of tax in Scotland to 50p to fund education.
A family whose image was used in a poster campaign by the group opposing gay marriage in the Republic of Ireland say they were "naive" about stock photography websites.
There are no differences in the eyesight of dyslexics and non-dyslexics, say researchers
Councils in England could be forced to merge their services to speed up adoption rates, under new government powers to be announced next week.
Support for vulnerable children in England is at risk as funding ebbs away, analysis by Barnardo's suggests.
The number of babies subject to special guardianship orders in England has tripled in two years, according to data obtained by the BBC - while adoption rates have been falling.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan begins the process of creating more free schools, which she describes as "engines of social justice".
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
Stressed trainee vets have taken a break from learning about animal health and invited in a team of dogs to help them cope with exam revision.
UK scientists take science lectures to the pub in the Pint of Science festival in 12 cities across the country.
Bristol schoolgirl Tegan, 14, creates animation to help her friends understand her differences.
Toy Like Me campaigner Rebecca Atkinson explains why parents of children with disabilities want to see a new generation of toys bringing greater diversity to the playroom.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan wants to introduce powers to force schools in England out of local authority control if they consistently underperform.
A six-year-old British boy has become the youngest person in the world to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.
One school, four catchment areas. Is this a fairer system?
Should erasers be banned from classrooms?
Olive branches or burning bridges for the new term?
Micropigs, screaming and ball pools soothe student nerves
The Grange Hill character who reflected a changing Britain.