Education News

Every school 'needs dog as stress-buster'

Bringing pets into school can be the simplest but most effective stress-buster, says Sir Anthony Seldon....

School holiday fines: Parents hit by penalties rise 93%

Nearly 223,000 fines were issued to parents in 2017-18 as schools clamped down on unauthorised absence....

Dr Jordan Peterson: Cambridge University fellowship rescinded

Dr Jordan Peterson's views on gender and race have been the subject of much criticism....

PayPal urged to block essay firm cheats

Ministers call for payments companies to block essay writing firms, in a bid to beat university cheats....

LGBT lessons row: More Birmingham schools stop classes

The move comes as a campaigner says some members of Birmingham's Muslim community feel "victimised"....

Oxford teenager: 'I live in fear of knives'

Teenagers tell of their first-hand knowledge of deadly crime....

'We're not problems,' Send youngsters tell MPs

Seven young people with special needs tell MPs how the education system can better support people like them....

Lawsuit as unvaccinated teen banned by US school in outbreak

The 18-year-old is excluded as dozens of students at the Kentucky high school caught chickenpox....

Stillborn baby's parents help others with memory blankets

Mike and Trish White came up with the idea for the blankets after losing two babies in two years....

'You can fly planes': Students inspiring their siblings

The first-in-the-family university students urging younger siblings to aim high with their ambitions....

The 'controlled chaos' of raising sextuplets

We spoke to families with quintuplets and sextuplets to find out what it's like to raise multiple babies at once....

Revision tips: Sniffing lemons and squeezing ears

A study suggests "positive triggers" like smelling lemons and squeezing your ears could help revision....

Students save on fees, but Chile's universities struggle

Chile's universities are warning about a lack of funding after high fees are removed for many students....

My mum was a drink and drug addict, this is my story

Sixteen-year-old Tia says she wants others in a similar situation to know that life can get better....

Knife crime: Are school exclusions to blame?

Police bosses are warning the prime minister that school exclusions could be driving up crime....

Bristol nursery locks toys away for a month

The toys have been replaced toys with cardboard, tins and train tickets in an attempt to encourage play....

Is the pressure on school standards fuelling knife crime?

School exclusions and knife crime are both on the rise in England, but are the two actually linked?...

Campaigners say they want Birmingham LGBT teaching abolished

A lead campaigner against LGBT lessons in Birmingham schools says morally, homosexuality is not "a valid sexual relationship"....

The good things about ADHD: 'It's my superpower'

ADHD can sometimes be portrayed quite negatively, so an ADHD parents' support group asked us to make a film looking at some of the good things about it....

Egg freezing: Behind the scenes of a fertility clinic

With more and more women considering it, what exactly does egg freezing involve?...

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