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Man jailed for hitting Woking teacher with car

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:01:34 GMT

A man has been jailed for 10 months for attacking a teacher with his car in Woking.

Big rise in number of working mothers

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:01:43 GMT

The number of working mothers in England has risen by 1.2 million over the past two decades, figures show.

Third of state schools in cash deficit

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:12:29 GMT

With warnings over school funding shortages, figures show more than 9,000 in England are in deficit.

£1.4m mental health project to help school pupils

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:09:15 GMT

A trial is launched to help pupils showing early signs of anxiety, depression or self-harm.

Bath Spa Uni brands transgender reversal plan 'politically incorrect'

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:12:04 GMT

Academic James Caspian says he was told by Bath Spa University "it's better not to offend people".

Four in 10 parents 'asked to give to school funds'

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:47:55 GMT

Schools are asking parents to dip into to their pockets to boost their funds, a survey says.

Warwick medical students face re-sit after exam paper blunder

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:01:45 GMT

Medical students discovered half the questions were on a 2015 paper that was circulated online.

Loneliness: The cost of the 'last taboo'

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:48:54 GMT

Loneliness costs £6,000 per person in ill-health, says a study, with calls to end the "stigma".

Honorary degree given to Sidmouth centenarian

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:49:11 GMT

Marjorie Hodnett trained to be a teacher in 1934, little did she know she would be graduating in 2017.

Wolverton Grammar School celebrate 70-year reunion

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:09:42 GMT

A group of friends met at the Buckinghamshire school in the 1940s.

Lewes school makes trousers compulsory for new girls

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 08:51:55 GMT

New girls are being made to wear trousers amid concerns over decency and gender identity issues.

Children of Karachi: From the streets to education

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 23:17:23 GMT

Pakistan's "street children" get food, clothes and money to allow them to attend a unique school.

10 university flashpoints over free speech

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:19:05 GMT

Free speech has become a university battleground. But what does the right to free expression really mean?

What's it like to start reading at 60?

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:33:10 GMT

Adult learners in Kenya get to read their first words, after a library opens in their village.

'Zero progress' on school places in decade, says UN

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:34:41 GMT

There are still 123 million children without access to schools, says Unicef.

Textbook revolution

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:17:35 GMT

New Turkish school textbooks omit evolution but include the idea of "jihad" - provoking a row.

Horrid or hero?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:03:19 GMT

Horrid Henry's author defends the naughty schoolboy as Emmerdale actor Adam Thomas bans him.