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School population rises by 121,000

The number of pupils in England's school system has risen for the seventh successive year, according to an annual census.

Posted on: 28 June 2016

Work in progress

The OECD's latest survey of adult skills shows how quickly such as Singapore can be improved

Posted on: 28 June 2016

Three quarters of children's services weak, Ofsted says

Too many young people in care in England are not getting the service they deserve, with three quarters of children's services inadequate or requiring improvement Ofsted warns.

Posted on: 28 June 2016

Numbered GCSE grades allowed in N. Ireland

Education Minister Peter Weir will allow pupils in Northern Ireland to receive GCSE grades from English exam boards who provide results using numbers from 9-1.

Posted on: 28 June 2016

Anti-Semitism compensation and apology for student

A Jewish student who suffered anti-Semitic racial abuse and bullying accepts a payout and apology from the University of York Students' Union.

Posted on: 27 June 2016

Funding honoured for EU students in UK

Students from the European Union starting university courses in the UK this autumn are promised no change to student loans funding.

Posted on: 27 June 2016

Pat Glass appointed Labour's education shadow secretary

Pat Glass has been announced as Labour's shadow education secretary, after Lucy Powell resigned from Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet.

Posted on: 27 June 2016

India Bihar 'exam topper' sent to jail for cheating

A "top student" in India's Bihar state, 17-year-old Ruby Rai, is arrested after a panel of examiners retesting her cancelled her original results.

Posted on: 27 June 2016

EU Referendum: Reassurance sought over EU students

Universities pledge to put pressure on the government over European students and staff in the wake of the UK's vote to leave.

Posted on: 24 June 2016

Teaching union backs programme of strikes

Members of the biggest teaching union in England back discontinuous strike action over pay, working condition and school funding.

Posted on: 23 June 2016