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I wish mum's phone was never invented

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:10
A teacher's Facebook post about inventions her pupils wish had not been created is making parents stop and think.

Oxford University 'failing' on diversity, says Lammy

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:37
One college, Corpus Christi, admitted just one black student from the UK during the last three years.

Lost youth

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 05:20
The United Nations is launching a global poll to find what young people think of policies affecting their lives.

Ethnically mixed schools lessen hostility

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 05:56
Teenagers at more racially diverse schools are less likely to have negative views of other groups, says study.

German police stop 'truant' families at airport

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:16
Trying to avoid peak holiday time could mean fines for some Bavarian parents.

Greenwich University fined £120,000 for data breach

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:50
The Information Commissioner said the data breach, which included students' health problems, was serious.

French Muslim student Maryam Pougetoux hits back over headscarf claims

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:58
A French student union leader was accused by ministers of using her headscarf for political gain.

'Sharenting' puts young at risk of online fraud

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:42
Parents are compromising their children's future financial security with online sharing, warns Barclays.

Bereavement lessons: Talking to children about death

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 04:31
Jamie's dad died when he was just four, now his family want to see bereavement lessons introduced in schools.

Foreign students: Universities axe 'unusable' survey

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 04:43
Anyone could fill in the official study, which, some academics said, uses "loaded, them and us" questions.

The father lost to postnatal depression

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 21:47
Vicky Clayton cannot give her son the thing he wants most in the world - his dad.

School delay does not help summer-born, study shows

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 21:10
Putting summer-born children's school start back a year boosts attainment by less than one mark.

Nigerian students 'tied to cross and whipped' for being late

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 19:46
Three people, including the school's headteacher, are under arrest in Nigeria after the incident.

Cardiff youngsters sent 200 miles to Liverpool for care

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:57
Building new children's homes is one option being considered for looking after children in care.

Pupils find spellchecker 'cheat' in literacy test

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 16:29
Schools are given advice after an online glitch allowed pupils to see the correct answer in a spelling test.

Learning about the trenches

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:47
The trenches and a 'battlefield' were made for students in the Highlands, but are to be opened up to other schools.

Exams: How do the new 9-1 GCSE grades work?

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 07:30
As teenagers face this year's GCSEs, we explain the new 9-1 grading structure in England.

How physics gender gap starts in the classroom

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 05:58
Some progress has been made in encouraging girls to study A-level physics, but not enough, says report.