BBC News - Family & Education
BBC News - Family & Education
More Oxbridge places go to a handful of private schools than 3,000 state schools put together.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 2:41 pm
Schoolchildren: Holocaust memorial at Westminster could help MPs think about decisions.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 9:17 am
BBC analysis shows a 26% ethnic pay gap at some of the UK's best-known universities.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 6:00 am
Childline founder says mental ill health epidemic is partly down to the fragmentation of the family.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 12:37 am
Thousands of videos have been taken down by YouTube as a result of a BBC investigation into essay-writing adverts.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 5:20 pm
Student accommodation prices are rising. Eleanor and Amy pay very different amounts for their rooms in Leeds.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 10:36 am
London Youth Rowing hopes to encourages young people to be active through the sport.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 10:24 am
A children's charity calculates a million children will spend Christmas without adequate food or comfort.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 12:35 am
About one in 10 young people often feel lonely, with fears that loneliness will be seen as "failing".
Posted: December 5, 2018, 5:19 pm
Pupils were previously told Christmas was cancelled unless they could argue a case for it.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 6:46 am
Spending watchdog says Home Office processes led to wrongful deportations and detentions.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 12:37 am
The new US owners of the New College of the Humanities, founded by philosopher AC Grayling, promise to keep its identity.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 12:08 am
Three parents share their very different experiences of staying home to look after their children.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 12:06 am
Russians are told it is unpatriotic to name Kaliningrad's airport after philosopher Immanuel Kant.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 5:51 pm
The private school in Oxfordshire says extravagant gifts are putting staff "in an awkward position".
Posted: December 4, 2018, 4:59 pm
Ofsted chief paints a "disturbing" picture of children left without help for their special needs.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 2:02 pm
Inspectors Estyn praise primaries - but say there is not enough pupil progress in secondary schools.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 10:13 am
Newsnight looks at the former first lady's appeal - especially to women and girls - around the world.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 9:44 am
Levels of racism seen in UK universities are "concerning", says Britain's national equality body.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 7:16 am
A report on poverty says water bills are now the most common arrears for poorer families.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 12:29 am
Buddy Benches are proving popular in Irish schools, with a mission to improve the lives of adults as well as children.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 12:24 am
Mexico's new president creates a commission to investigate the 2014 Iguala disappearances.
Posted: December 3, 2018, 8:51 pm
The University of Plymouth Students' Union will end its affiliation with the National Union of Students.
Posted: December 3, 2018, 3:13 pm
The schools were selected from 39 applications and make up 10% of England's 163 grammar schools.
Posted: December 3, 2018, 1:50 pm
Five UK schoolgirls attending the former US first lady's London talk explain what she means to them.
Posted: December 3, 2018, 12:45 am
A teenager who grew up in a family with domestic abuse explains the impact this has had on her.
Posted: November 28, 2018, 1:04 am
Three people explain how it feels to be a young divorcee in 2018?
Posted: November 28, 2018, 1:00 am
The Trump administration is blamed for a downturn in international students enrolling in the US.
Posted: November 28, 2018, 12:43 am
Mosul University is trying to recover from the trauma of war and occupation by the so-called Islamic State.
Posted: November 21, 2018, 10:10 am
Government should press ahead with plans to define such behaviour as domestic abuse, say campaigners.
Posted: November 19, 2018, 4:37 am
The winner of a big education prize grew up thinking poor families like his could not go to university.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 12:09 am
Phones and telegrams were in their infancy, so letters were key to negotiating an end to The Great War.
Posted: November 10, 2018, 5:04 am
An international study looks at where teachers are held in the highest public esteem.
Posted: November 8, 2018, 12:58 am
Teachers are urged to spot the signs that a child might have epilepsy.
Posted: November 7, 2018, 1:22 am
A new educational message designed to keep children safe from abduction is being piloted in the UK.
Posted: November 1, 2018, 1:16 am
"Meritocracy is the big promise of our democracies," says the OECD. But are education systems delivering?
Posted: October 31, 2018, 12:20 am
"When I tell people about my previous life you can see their jaws drop," says 18-year-old Chloe.
Posted: October 25, 2018, 11:01 pm
The anxieties of Western democracies are more like a mid-life crisis than a revolution, says politics professor.
Posted: October 23, 2018, 11:17 pm
BBC Reality Check looks at whether universities have banned books, speakers or changed course content.
Posted: October 23, 2018, 4:00 am
There might be twice as many first-class degrees - but how relevant is that to job-hunting students?
Posted: October 22, 2018, 4:08 pm