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£14,000 tuition fees plan for two-year degree courses

Universities in England will be able to charge higher annual fees for shorter, fast-track degree courses.

Posted on: 24 February 2017

Fresh setback for 30-hour nursery place scheme

Thousands of nurseries do not plan to offer England's free 30-hours nursery place scheme, data shows

Posted on: 24 February 2017

Halle Orchestra plans to open Stoke-on-Trent school

The intention is for students to spend 40% of their time in specialist music classes.

Posted on: 24 February 2017

Almost third of university academics from outside UK

Universities rely on high levels of overseas staff, but figures show foreign student numbers are falling.

Posted on: 23 February 2017

Schools funding: re-think the re-think

Campaign group warns schools in poorer areas could suffer under new rules.

Posted on: 23 February 2017

Teacher changes accent to avoid 'village idiot' tag

One teacher told researchers he was afraid of "seeming thick" in front of students.

Posted on: 23 February 2017

School days 'could be shortened' to save money at seven schools

Academy head says government cuts have left funding at "crisis point" amid threat to shorten days.

Posted on: 23 February 2017

Head resigns over school funding crisis

A head teacher has told parents she is resigning in protest over school funding shortages.

Posted on: 22 February 2017

Pupils to sit times tables check from 2019

Pupils in England will sit a times tables check, from 2019, at the end of their primary schooling.

Posted on: 22 February 2017

Prince Harry praises teacher 'compassion'

The best teachers go beyond academic lessons to pass on lessons in compassion, says Prince Harry.

Posted on: 22 February 2017