BBC News - Family & Education
BBC News - Family & Education
Councils should be able to use exclusion zones to stop the protests outside schools, Labour says.
Posted: October 25, 2021, 2:22 am
The government sets out its package for new T-levels and boosting further education in England.
Posted: October 24, 2021, 9:29 am
From 2025, physics, chemistry and biology will no longer be offered as separate GCSE subjects.
Posted: October 24, 2021, 7:13 am
The exam board AQA apologises and says the textbook should never have been approved.
Posted: October 24, 2021, 6:44 am
A network of "family hubs" is to be funded in England to provide support services in one place.
Posted: October 23, 2021, 7:32 am
How the pandemic has affected child development in one primary school in north-east England.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 4:02 pm
Relationship education is now compulsory in England, including sex education at secondary schools.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 11:18 pm
The recovery spending on education in England needs to quadruple to prevent lasting harm, experts say.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 1:18 am
Face coverings remain compulsory in Scottish schools, and are being reintroduced in parts of England.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 1:31 pm
A council tells parents some schoolchildren are "aggressively" replicating the TV thriller's games.
Posted: October 18, 2021, 4:30 pm
UK university staff are being balloted on fresh strike action over pay, pensions and conditions.
Posted: October 17, 2021, 11:09 pm
Engineering and manufacturing, along with film and digital media, will be taught from 2025.
Posted: October 14, 2021, 12:14 pm
David Swanston makes it through to the final shortlist after 8,000 nominations from 121 countries.
Posted: October 14, 2021, 5:23 am
An investigation has been launched into "organised abuse" in a special school in London.
Posted: October 14, 2021, 3:34 am
MPs and Peers back a campaign against replacing some of the vocational qualifications with T-levels.
Posted: October 13, 2021, 3:58 pm
The Youth Sports Trust charity wants girls to have a greater say over PE in schools.
Posted: October 11, 2021, 1:02 am
Disadvantaged children miss out most from not being in school, the education secretary says.
Posted: October 9, 2021, 3:56 pm
Students in Glasgow have complained to the provider about holes in floors, construction dust and flooding.
Posted: October 9, 2021, 1:07 pm
Anonymous protesters called for Professor Kathleen Stock to be fired for her views on gender identity.
Posted: October 8, 2021, 2:50 pm
Luis von Ahn boss of language-learning app Duolingo, talks about taking on TikTok with a maths app.
Posted: October 8, 2021, 7:18 am
The Institute for Fiscal Studies says fees are over 90% higher than state-school per-pupil spending.
Posted: October 7, 2021, 11:27 pm
The Commons Petition Committee wants the government to publish a "dedicated Covid recovery strategy".
Posted: October 7, 2021, 2:10 pm
But Boris Johnson says an extra £3,000 will lure maths and science specialists to deprived areas.
Posted: October 6, 2021, 8:38 pm
Offering to write essays for payment will be made a criminal offence in England, the government says.
Posted: October 6, 2021, 12:52 am
A snapshot survey shows 2.5% of pupils were out of school for Covid-related reasons on Thursday.
Posted: October 5, 2021, 1:23 pm
How are schools managing with Covid, a month into the new term?
Posted: October 5, 2021, 12:47 pm
GCSE and A-level grades in England will be returned to pre-Covid levels over the next two years, ministers say.
Posted: September 30, 2021, 6:37 am
Head teachers have warned of fake consent letters for Covid vaccines being circulated in schools.
Posted: September 27, 2021, 5:44 pm
New LGBT students share their hopes and concerns as analysis reveals the extra challenges they face.
Posted: September 24, 2021, 1:22 am
Tenants are being evicted due to rent arrears built up during the pandemic, an investigation finds.
Posted: September 23, 2021, 9:33 am
BBC stars and staff invite teenagers to share their stories to help recover from the pandemic.
Posted: September 22, 2021, 11:00 am
Women tell their stories as the number of parents having a baby via surrogacy increases.
Posted: September 22, 2021, 12:01 am
Pupils will learn how social media can make an impact, by studying the player's campaign work.
Posted: September 21, 2021, 11:54 pm
Parents and teachers seem to agree it is the number one innovation worth keeping post-lockdown.
Posted: September 19, 2021, 12:36 am
The higher education regulator says students must have a say on how much of their teaching is online.
Posted: September 18, 2021, 10:57 pm
International report says students in England will expect in-person teaching for their tuition fees.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 3:32 pm
Iraqi refugee, Teletubby merchandise salesman, pollster, millionaire - meet the new education secretary.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 12:54 pm
The reshuffle sees Nadhim Zahawi taking charge of schools, colleges and universities in England.
Posted: September 15, 2021, 9:15 pm
The reshuffle has seen the removal of an education secretary much criticised during the pandemic.
Posted: September 15, 2021, 1:29 pm
Cases of crippling school anxiety preventing attendance are spiralling, support groups say.
Posted: September 14, 2021, 11:39 pm
Schools receive letters threatening legal action if they take an active part in England's Covid vaccination programme.
Posted: September 14, 2021, 1:56 pm
Brighten up your accommodation, make friends and cook nicer meals with these handy items.
Posted: September 14, 2021, 12:32 am
Many Covid restrictions have been lifted for students going to university this term.
Posted: September 10, 2021, 2:20 pm
Some Kenyans try to escape poverty by helping foreign students to fake their academic work.
Posted: September 8, 2021, 11:09 pm
New Welsh government rules are expected to be adopted by schools by 20 September at the latest.
Posted: September 2, 2021, 11:10 am
Parents have contrasting feelings as safety measures in schools are eased at the start of the new year.
Posted: September 2, 2021, 1:51 am
Schools, colleges and universities in Wales are promised air monitors and ozone disinfecting machines.
Posted: August 30, 2021, 5:43 pm
With the virus surging, we re-examine the new isolation rules and ask whether schools can ask pupils to stay at home.
Posted: August 30, 2021, 5:41 pm
Parents are concerned that a law to make school uniforms cheaper will not be in place for September.
Posted: August 30, 2021, 6:37 am
As the first schools in England start back, the BBC asks if this is a return to normal.
Posted: August 25, 2021, 3:17 pm
Teachers have decided their pupils' grades after Covid cancelled exams for a second year.
Posted: August 12, 2021, 10:29 am
Teenagers will receive their GCSE results on 12 August.
Posted: August 12, 2021, 9:33 am
The former school recovery tsar warns of growing educational inequality as a result of the pandemic.
Posted: August 11, 2021, 12:48 pm
Twin brothers from east London gain places at Oxford and Cambridge after achieving top A-level grades.
Posted: August 10, 2021, 1:08 pm
The second year of results after cancelled exams sees the highest level of A* and A grades at A-level.
Posted: August 10, 2021, 10:33 am
It's been a stressful few months for the thousands of young people waiting for their exam results.
Posted: August 7, 2021, 11:00 pm
"It's still a good year for clearing," says the admissions service boss, ahead of results day next week.
Posted: August 6, 2021, 11:02 pm
Social mobility campaigner Sir Peter Lampl worries about the lack of fair opportunity for young people.
Posted: August 6, 2021, 12:17 am
Ministers are no longer considering making two doses mandatory for students in England, the BBC learns.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 4:17 pm
A mother and a father reveal their shock at learning of their children's experiences of online sex.
Posted: July 22, 2021, 11:59 pm
Remote working meant the Lancaster family could live anywhere - they found their sea view in Scarborough.
Posted: July 22, 2021, 9:16 am
Support charities say male victims of sexual assault sometimes feel their experiences don't count.
Posted: July 22, 2021, 1:31 am
A year on from Marcus Rashford's successful campaign, what is the current situation?
Posted: July 2, 2021, 4:11 pm
With more pupils sent home from school in England, there are calls for a different approach to Covid cases.
Posted: June 30, 2021, 4:08 pm
Rapid increase in pupils out of school in England as changes expected for self-isolation rules.
Posted: June 29, 2021, 3:43 pm
What happens if a housemate tests positive for Covid just as you were about to move out?
Posted: June 29, 2021, 7:06 am
When all Uganda's schools closed due to the pandemic, nine-year-old Teddy joined her mother mining for gold.
Posted: June 24, 2021, 11:00 pm
Pupils' plans to celebrate with their friends have been hit by continuing lockdown restrictions.
Posted: June 24, 2021, 9:57 am
Students are angry at paying full fees with so little in-person teaching, says report.
Posted: June 24, 2021, 9:42 am
Gavin Williamson says 2022 A-levels and GCSEs in England are likely to be modified for lost lessons.
Posted: June 23, 2021, 1:18 pm
More than a quarter of a million children are absent from school in the UK because of coronavirus.
Posted: June 23, 2021, 11:48 am
White pupils from low income families are falling behind "every step of the way", an education committee says.
Posted: June 22, 2021, 10:33 am
Ex-pupils caught up in the infected blood scandal decades ago are giving evidence at an inquiry.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:04 pm
Caitríona Lagan is a 15-year-old All-Ireland champion musician who plays five instruments.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 5:52 am
All pupils in P4 will be entitled to a school meal from August, while P5s will be offered lunches by January.
Posted: June 4, 2021, 11:21 pm
The announcement comes amid criticism of the SQA over plans put in place to replace school exams this year.
Posted: June 4, 2021, 7:52 am
England's school recovery commissioner Sir Kevan Collins quits, saying the funding "falls far short".
Posted: June 2, 2021, 8:57 pm
Boris Johnson defends £1.4bn tutoring school catch-up plan after heads left "hugely disappointed".
Posted: June 2, 2021, 2:09 pm
A letter signed by women from 15 universities calls for a compulsory policy for sex assault claims.
Posted: May 20, 2021, 7:15 am
A student petition calls it "ridiculous" as some UK universities keep lectures online for next term.
Posted: May 18, 2021, 11:14 am
Face coverings will not be needed in England's secondary classrooms from 17 May, says the prime minister.
Posted: May 10, 2021, 4:38 pm
The gap between poor pupils and their classmates is unlikely to narrow without intervention, researchers say.
Posted: May 6, 2021, 11:01 pm