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Colchester high school abolishes 'traditional' homework

A high school scraps traditional homework in favour of a more "independent" approach to learning.

Posted on: 27 September 2016

Narcissism 'short-lived way to popularity'

New students, in those first awkward days of making friends at university, are being told that being a narcissist only makes you popular in the short term.

Posted on: 27 September 2016

Labour 'will defeat grammar school plans', pledges Rayner

Labour "will defeat" the government's plans to expand grammar schools in England, shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says.

Posted on: 27 September 2016

School seeks to block critical Ofsted report

A school in England has gone to the High Court to try to prevent a highly critical Ofsted report from being published.

Posted on: 27 September 2016

Diamond review: Loans 'should replace' tuition fees grant

Loans should replace tuition fee grants and there should be more help with living costs for all Welsh students, a major review of university finance says.

Posted on: 27 September 2016

Parents face steeper university costs

Parents do not have enough warning about the cost of supporting their children in university in England, says a consumer rights campaigner.

Posted on: 26 September 2016

Canadian academic next Cambridge vice-chancellor

Stephen Toope is chosen as the next vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

Posted on: 26 September 2016

Home Office 'won't see pupil nationality'

The government says it will not pass data on pupils' nationality to immigration officials or the Home Office.

Posted on: 26 September 2016

'Smart drug' warning for students

The government's watchdog issues a warning to students about the dangers of taking cognitive enhancers or "smart drugs".

Posted on: 26 September 2016

Scots teachers are 'dangerously overstretched' by vacancies

There were more than 500 teacher vacancies in Scotland's schools as pupils returned after their summer break, figures have shown.

Posted on: 24 September 2016