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Labour leadership: Smith pledges to scrap tuition fees

Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith sets out his plans to scrap university tuition fees in an effort to win over the youth vote from current leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted on: 27 August 2016

Private schools A-level dip reflects national trends

Private schools saw a slight dip in the number of students receiving top grades in their A-levels this year, largely in line with national trends, figures released by the sector suggest.

Posted on: 27 August 2016

Nazi prank taints Argentina German school

Boys from an Argentine German school are being made to visit a Holocaust museum after a brawl with Jewish students over Nazi symbols.

Posted on: 26 August 2016

Edinburgh school parking ban encourages walking

A pilot scheme to ban parking outside primary schools in Edinburgh has led to more pupils walking to school.

Posted on: 26 August 2016

Parents face charges for 'free' childcare, nurseries warn

Parents in England who claim extra free childcare will be asked to pay charges to help make up for a funding shortfall, nurseries taking part in a pilot scheme warn.

Posted on: 26 August 2016

Councils 'should monitor academy cash'

Academy budgets should be overseen by local authorities following a series of financial abuses, say council leaders.

Posted on: 26 August 2016

Parent code

GCSE results are being published, and parents will have to react to the news. What will they really mean?

Posted on: 25 August 2016

GCSE results show record decline

This year's GCSE results show the biggest ever year-on-year decline, blamed on an increase in retakes in England.

Posted on: 25 August 2016

Student numbers fall as Scottish colleges adjust to shake-up

A spending watchdog says more work is needed to gauge the demand for college courses after a big fall in the number of part-time students.

Posted on: 25 August 2016

Boy, 11, achieves GCSE maths A* grade

An 11-year-old boy achieves an A* grade in GCSE maths - five years ahead of his peers

Posted on: 25 August 2016