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Child sex abuse care place shortage

A report reveals councils are having to phone around England to find places to accommodate children at risk of sexual exploitation.

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Weak academies under 'close watch'

Schools minister David Laws says academies need better supervision and calls for an end to "open warfare" between politicians and teachers.

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'Fewer adults in higher education'

The number of adults in further education in England fell after some were required to borrow to pay for their courses, official data suggests.

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Art school blaze caused by foam can

Fire service report says the Glasgow School of Art blaze was caused by gases from a foam canister coming into contact with a projector.

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Degree apprenticeships launched

Young people will be able to gain a full honours degree while earning a wage and paying no fees, under a scheme backed by government and industry.

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More children on protection register

The number of children on child protection registers in Wales rises for the sixth year running.

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'Sexist' job title remains at Durham

The Senior Man still runs the student council at Durham University's oldest college after an attempt to change the "sexist" job title failed.

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Wilshaw says schools not 'too white'

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw has said it is "nonsense" to claim that schools would be criticised by inspectors for being "too white".

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Tax relief threat to private schools

A future Labour government would require private schools to "earn" business rate relief by helping out state schools - or lose it, the party will warn.

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Older children turn to online viewing

Older children watch half the amount of live television per day than adults, preferring to watch content online, new research suggests.

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Drop in teens smoking and drinking

The number of young Scots smoking, drinking and using drugs is at its lowest level ever recorded, according to new figures.

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Review into school sex ed rape case

A council review is launched after a 13-year-old boy raped a classmate following a sex education lesson at school in Gwynedd.

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Teacher 'taped pupil to chair'

A teacher and a classroom assistant taped a seven-year-old pupil to a chair during a five-month campaign of bullying, a court hears.

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Divorce 'damages children's GCSEs'

A survey from family lawyers says family break-up can damage GCSE and A-level results and children's health.

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Call to sanction failing universities

It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.

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Embrace the arts, engineers told

Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.

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Grammars' 'leaky pipe' to university

Grammar school pupils in the 1980s were no more likely to gain degrees from "elite" universities than comprehensive pupils, research suggests.

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US targets debts for dead-end degrees

Can US colleges show their courses are value for money?

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Where do billionaires go to university?

Where do the super-rich go to university?

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Debt campaigners tear up student loans

An activist group in the US is buying and then cancelling student debt

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Tony Blair: Fight war of ideas against extremism

Every school system should be required to teach respect for other religions, says Tony Blair

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The world's most compassionate 24 hours

The world's most compassionate 24 hours

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'Teachers not footballers' for Brazil

Brazil says it needs teachers not footballers

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Google's top 20 university searches

Google has revealed the most popular searches when people around the world are looking for university information.

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What makes a global top 10 university?

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is in first place in the latest league table of the world's best universities.

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Tesco 'gifts for boys' sign removed

A complaint from a seven-year-old girl prompts Tesco to remove a sign which referred to a superhero alarm clock as a "gift for a boy".

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Bolton boss meets job rival aged nine

A nine-year-old boy who wrote applying to manage Bolton Wanderers has a surprise visit from the man who beat him to the job.

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Church school fails on Islamic group

A Church of England school in east London is expected to be put into special measures, following concerns about a sixth-form Islamic Society.

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School textbooks renaissance urged

Textbooks should be upgraded and returned to their rightful place in the English classroom, says education minister Nick Gibb.

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University pension dispute on hold

The threat of industrial action by lecturers over changes to university staff pensions is suspended.

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Hunt attacks 'confusing' exam change

The changes to A-levels and AS-levels in England are so confusing that the government should write to every school to explain them, says Labour's Tristram Hunt.

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'Abuse risk' for 132 city children

At least 132 Birmingham children are suffering or are vulnerable to child sexual exploitation, a report shows.

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Childcare places recover after fall

A long-term fall in childcare places available in England appears to have reversed in the five months to August, suggest figures from Ofsted.

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VIDEO: How to hack a molecular microscope

A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.

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VIDEO: Learning maths the Chinese way

Around 60 Chinese maths teachers come to Britain, to try to pass on some of the techniques which have helped Chinese pupils come top of global league tables.

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VIDEO: Dyson: 'Keep engineers in Britain'

James Dyson tells the BBC it is important to keep engineers in Britain to produce hi-tech exports, as he announces a £1bn investment in research and development.

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AUDIO: School fails inspection on Islamic society

A Church of England school previously graded outstanding is expected to be put into special measures over concerns about a sixth-form Islamic society.

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Hi-tech rescue for an ancient language

Can schools with iPads protect the future of a language?

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Chinese maths teachers help English pupils make the grade

Chinese maths teachers brought into English primaries

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'I was bullied because I'm disabled'

'I was bullied because I'm disabled'

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Space agency plans Mars rover from Lego bricks

Space agency plans Mars mission with plastic bricks

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Tuition fees: Should they go higher or lower?

Should they go higher or lower?

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Through teenagers' eyes - unique snapshots of Syrian refugee life

Smartphone snapshots of life in Syrian desert camp

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Can apprenticeships cut unemployment?

Are apprenticeships the key to solving youth unemployment

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Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?

Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?

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Power behind Qatar's global lessons

The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education

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