Education News

What happened when 10 teens gave up their smartphones?

Will, Ruby and Grace are among those swapping their devices for basic phones, for five days....

Young voters on key issues and 'snubs'

Some students at BHASVIC say politicians do not take them seriously as they share key issues....

Head blames Tories and Labour for school closure

Elizabeth Laffeaty-Sharpe says the prep school she founded is being "squeezed from all sides"....

Flights offer for crisis-hit Nigerian students

Some students at Teesside University are being seriously affected by the Nigerian currency crisis....

Labour pledges 100,000 new childcare places

The funding will come from Labour's plan to levy VAT on private schools, the party says....

Exercise challenge 'brought me back to my dad'

Charlotte Greatorex says her challenge was in honour of her father, who died when she was nine....

Bluey cartoon disrupts election count plans

Bluey's live theatre show gives a headache for those trying to organise an election count....

How much does uni cost, and will I earn more if I go?

Given higher costs, some students are wondering whether going to university makes financial sense....

Your guide to this year's A-level exams and results day

Everything you need to know about this year's A-level exams, grade boundaries and results day....

GCSE grades: The 9-1 boundaries explained

The 9-1 grading system for GCSEs began in 2017 in England....

What are T-levels and what are the grades worth?

T-levels are equivalent to three A-levels, and focus on practical rather than academic subjects....

What dates are GCSE exams and when is results day 2024?

Exam season has begun for hundreds of thousands of students in England, Northern Ireland and Wales....

What are BTecs and how are they graded?

Hundreds of thousands of students do vocational qualifications known as BTecs every year....

Everything you need to know about student loans

How do they work across the UK, what can I borrow and when do I have to start paying it back?...

Would a 1.40pm Friday finish stop teachers quitting?

The number of teachers in England has risen - but so has the number leaving, the latest figures reveal....

Who gets 15 hours of free childcare and how do I apply?

Parents in England can now access 15 hours of free weekly childcare for their two-year-olds....

Why am I dreaming I have an exam I didn't study for?

Ever dreamt that you're late for an exam? Or you don't know the answers? Here's why that might be....

How tea and cheesecake are helping young inmates

BBC London went to HMP Pentonville to see how the DofE awards hopefuls are doing the course behind bars....

Move over Lord Sugar - meet Joseph and the suncatchers

Spectrum, set up by pupils from Park Special School in Belfast, won a team of the year award....

What do children learn in sex education?

New draft guidance says schools should not discuss gender identity, or teach under-nines about sex....

The 85-year-old student doing her fourth degree

Lucille Terry encourages other older people who are thinking of doing a degree to "just go for it"....

'I've only caught three exam cheats in 25 years'

An exam invigilator shares her secrets: No squeaky shoes, no jingling keys and watch out for amorous pigeons....

'Why now?' UK teens respond to Tory national service scheme

Young people are split by the Conservative's pledge to introduce national service for 18-year-olds....

What are the priorities for Wales's new education minister?

Lynne Neagle admits new role is "quite hard" in reply to a question posed by a primary school pupil....

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