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EU Referendum: Reassurance sought over EU students

Universities pledge to put pressure on the government over European students and staff in the wake of the UK's vote to leave.

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Teaching union backs programme of strikes

Members of the biggest teaching union in England back discontinuous strike action over pay, working condition and school funding.

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Poor pupils 'are still let down', warns Ofsted boss

Disadvantaged pupils in England are still being let down by the education system, the head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, has warned.

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'Off-topic' exam sparks protest by Basingstoke students

Biology students from Hampshire challenge their A Level exam after claiming none of the questions were on topics they had studied.

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Teaching assistants face violence at work, says union

More than half of UK teaching assistants have experienced physical violence at school in the past year, a poll by Unison finds.

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Child sex abuse: More than 100 rapes with online link in past year

More than 100 child rapes involving predators operating online took place in England and Wales in the last year, police figures obtained by the NSPCC show.

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Sunshine fear halts Jersey school beach trip

A school's annual 'beach day' is scrapped over concerns about the dangers of midday sunshine.

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Welsh universities firmly behind EU membership

Welsh universities nail their colours firmly to the mast in the referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union.

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Second Scottish teaching union to vote on industrial action

A second Scottish teaching union is to ballot its members for industrial action over their workload.

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Science park plans major expansion

The Northern Ireland Science Park announces expansion plans with the aim of supporting 5,000 new jobs.

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Mexico teachers protest: Six killed in Oaxaca clashes

Six people are killed and another 100 injured, including many policeman, in clashes at roadblocks set up by activists in the state of Oaxaca.

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Farnborough teacher struck off for sex with student

A teacher from Hampshire who had sex with a student is banned from the profession.

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More schools use pupil premium to offset cuts, says charity

A small but rising number of schools in England are diverting money meant for disadvantaged pupils to offset budget cuts, research suggests.

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Ofsted warn of 'music act of devil' leaflet found during Muslim school inspection

Ofsted criticises an Islamic independent school, after inspectors found leaflets which claimed music and dancing were "acts of the devil".

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Secondary schools need 16,000 new spaces within seven years

More than 16,000 new secondary school spaces are needed within seven years to accommodate new pupils starting primary education, official figures reveal.

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Scots secondary teachers vote to take industrial action

Secondary teachers in Scotland are set to take industrial action over their "excessive" workload following the results of a ballot.

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Girls 'more likely' to think university is important

Children give Newsround their views on why girls are more likely than boys to think that going to university is important.

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The EU Referendum and the future of universities

The BBC's Branwen Jeffreys looks at what a vote in or out of the European Union, could mean for the UK's top universities.

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Dancing can bring people together, say researchers

Academics find doing the same dance moves can break down barriers between children within minutes.

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First fairytale festival to be held in Selkirk

A first festival of fairytales, inspired by the books of Andrew Lang, is to be held in his Borders birthplace.

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'Virtual doctors' help patients a continent away

Health services for a million people in Zambia are being connected to UK doctors, using a smartphone app.

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Basques re-invent themselves as education superpower

The Basque region is investing heavily in education with high numbers of graduates and support for research.

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Tutoring moves into the app culture

In the stress of the exam season, tutors are offering their last-minute help through online services.

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Peake practice

How should teachers go about boosting children's ability to tackle complex scientific questions?

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Magic reading key

They've helped millions of children to read and parents either love them or hate them. Who are Biff, Chip and Kipper and what are they really called?

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Speaking up

Princess Beatrice visits a school in east London to help with life skills - and to hope the pupils' schooldays are less of a nightmare than her own.

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'Just tell us'

About one in five children in the UK has been exposed to domestic violence at home, often going to school the next day with little or no support, as Rebecca Wilcox and Louis Lee-Ray report.

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Kicking off

A theatre owner is setting up a campaign to promote more respect among young people - all started by a kick in the leg.

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Frontline lessons

The BBC's Gillian Hargreaves sees what life is like inside a migrant school in the Grande-Synthe camp in northern France.

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When a hoax disrupts exams

Hundreds of pupils across the UK have faced disruption to exams following a spate of hoax calls.

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Changing places

A 2003 letter in which the future chancellor promised to scrap the tuition fees he's now increasing goes viral.

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Holiday outlook

Disappointed they may be at the High Court ruling in the Jon Platt term-time holiday case but ministers say they will now look to change the legislation.

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