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Student debts wipe out most graduate pay premiums - report

Politicians should stop using a "carrot of higher graduate earnings" to justify student debt, say campaigners.

Posted on: 31 July 2016

Science careers not only for boffins, says Prof Brian Cox

Science careers are not "boring or only for boffins", says Prof Brian Cox.

Posted on: 29 July 2016

University research needs 'public impact'

University research should have more impact with the public and all academic researchers should be assessed, says a review of UK research funding.

Posted on: 28 July 2016

A-level student feels victimised for 'cheating' but exam board stands by decision

18-year-old Fabienne Ruttledge was sent three out of the four questions on her Sociology exam before she took the exam.

Posted on: 28 July 2016

Supreme Court rules against Named Person scheme

Supreme Court judges rule the Scottish government's Named Person scheme, which aims to safeguard children, breaches rights to privacy and a family life.

Posted on: 28 July 2016

Cancelled literacy and numeracy programme had 'positive impact'

A cancelled government education scheme helped thousands of pupils improve their English and maths results, a report finds.

Posted on: 28 July 2016

Algeria's identity debate over adopting French teaching

A debate in Algeria about plans to switch to teaching science in the French language is raising arguments about the country's cultural identity.

Posted on: 27 July 2016

Child radicalisation: NSPCC to advise concerned parents

A charity trains its counsellors to help parents who fear their children are being radicalised.

Posted on: 27 July 2016

Social division stays in online learning

There are strong social divisions in how young people use digital technology at home, according to international research from the OECD.

Posted on: 27 July 2016

Education policy 'key to social mobility drive'

Ministers must put education policy at the centre of the drive to deliver social mobility, the Social Mobility Commission chairman has said.

Posted on: 26 July 2016