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Regular cannabis 'harms intelligence'

Teenagers who are regular cannabis users are "impairing" their educational ability - but moderate use does not harm intelligence, say researchers.

Posted on: 20 October 2014

VIDEO: Child poverty 'will divide UK'

A new report claims that the government will fail to meet its child poverty reduction targets by 2020.

Posted on: 20 October 2014

Child poverty targets 'won't be hit'

The UK risks being "permanently divided" between rich and poor unless more is done to boost social mobility, says Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar.

Posted on: 20 October 2014

VIDEO: Gandalf offers pupils exam advice

On a visit to a school in Somerset, Sir Ian McKellen reprises his role of Gandalf the wizard to offer pupils an exam tip.

Posted on: 20 October 2014

Dear Editor - Ofqual responds to VQ criticism

In [a recent article 'Colleges must start delivering relevant courses with good careers advice (featured-article/colleges-must-start-delivering-relevant-courses-with-good-careers-advice)', NEF: The Innovation Institute CEO]...

Posted on: 20 October 2014

Tackling education's rich-poor gap

How can the rich-poor gap be closed?

Posted on: 20 October 2014

Boarding schools issue Ebola advice

The Boarding Schools Association has issued guidance on Ebola after some heads asked how to deal with students returning from affected countries.

Posted on: 17 October 2014

Students diagnosed with meningitis

Two Strathclyde University students diagnosed with meningitis are said to be stable and showing signs of recovery in hospital.

Posted on: 17 October 2014

LEP chairman on working locally

Alex Pratt, chairman of the LEP Network, talks to FE News at the Autumn AELP Conference about the development of...

Posted on: 17 October 2014

Grants for children's mental health

Groups offering mental health support to children and young people will be able to apply for government top-up grants, say ministers.

Posted on: 17 October 2014