Girls are still being put off science and engineering and it starts in early childhood with sexist toys and attitudes, according to one of Britain’s leading women scientists.
Each hour that schoolchildren spend in front of the television or computer every day sees their GCSE results fall by the equivalent of two grades, warns new research by the University of Cambridge.
Parents are reportedly being pressured to give money to budgets by at least 100 schools across England potentially in violation of the law, according to new research.
Schools urgently need to hire more ethnic minority teachers because doing so will give students more positive attitudes and higher perceptions of fairness in discipline, according to a new study.
Millions of displaced children are being deprived of a basic education, according to a startling report from the United Nation’s (UN) children’s agency, Unicef, which adds how the hopes of an entire generation are at stake unless the international community acts.
It used to be the case that teachers would put up with less than the highest wages because they could look forward to a decent pension. Now, though, it seems that thousands are prepared to forgo that incentive because they simply cannot afford to pay into a pension. Latest figures show that a total of 5,317 left the teachers' pension scheme in the year up to March 2015 – up by 42 per cent on the figure that left the previous year.
One in five of Professor David Phoenix's 20,000 students at London South Bank University (LSBU) have all their fees paid for by employers – one of the highest percentages for any university in the UK.
The UK Government could learn from the Germans, who understand the value of international students to the economy, according to a major report.
The extent to which parents are resorting to to live within their desired school catchment area has been revealed in new research from Santander Mortgages as competition for places at the UK’s best schools continues to increase.
People who were born prematurely are less intelligent later on in life and earn less money as a result, according to a new study by the University of Warwick.
British three-year-olds have been told "the non-Jews" are “evil” in a Kindergarten worksheet handed out at ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools in north London, it can be revealed.
A new free school will adopt the teaching methods of Ancient Greece to unlock the potential of its students.
Note the words used by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon as she unveiled plans for the first ever national testing programme to improve literacy and numeracy in Scottish schools.
National testing is to be introduced in Scottish primary schools for the first time in more than a decade in an attempt to close the gap between rich and poor pupils, Nicola Sturgeon has said as she laid out her long term plans for the future of the country.
Akram Khan, one of the most-acclaimed choreographers in the UK, has called for the Government to put dance in the curriculum saying it is as important as studying maths or medicine.
A senior MP has joined the growing number of critics of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas), the body that handles university applications, for refusing to disclose important data it holds on students from poor backgrounds.
Professors at a US university have told students that they risk failing their assignments and even their semester if they use offensive or hateful language in class or submissions.
Gender-neutral pronouns for transgender and queer-identifying people - such as "xe" and "ze" - are being encouraged at a second university in the US.