The latest stories from the Education & Family section of the BBC News web site.
The number of international students at Queen's University, Belfast (QUB) is set to almost treble, according to an internal presentation seen by the BBC.
South Korea announces controversial plans to control the history textbooks used in secondary schools, sparking criticism from some academics and students.
Oxford University publishes sample interview questions as the application deadline for 2016 entry approaches.
More than a fifth of children referred to mental health services in England have been refused treatment, according to research by the NSPCC charity.
Children who play video games twice a day are less likely to achieve five good GCSE grades, a study suggests.
Child abuse linked to exorcism and accusations of witchcraft is on the rise, particularly in London, figures obtained by the BBC suggest
Oxford University is criticised after it emerged that only 8% of its top-paid staff are women.
A wave of super-size secondary schools is being planned to cope with the rising demand for school places, a report says.
The Public Accounts Committee calls for more effective support for two million disadvantaged school pupils.
Religious supplementary schools in England that teach children intolerance will be investigated and closed down, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
Young people often lack the chance to help in their local communities as volunteers, suggests research for the Scout Association.
The Scottish government replaces the entire board at Glasgow Clyde College following "repeated incidences of failure relating to governance".
A Wrexham teacher convicted of making her own Doctor Who merchandise and selling it on eBay is reprimanded at a disciplinary hearing.
Pupils should be prepared for a world that could see them taking up 40 different jobs before reaching the age of 100, a futurologist says.
Silicon Valley's Stanford University to start teaching in London
Emergency plan to help teach Syria's refugees
A university in Nigeria is trying to help a rising tide of people displaced by Boko Haram violence.
Pupils preparing for exams are abducted, as South Sudan tries to re-open schools
Can Lithuania reverse loss of young and talented?
Seven big myths about why some countries are good at education
A new university in Paris wants to create a "knowledge hub" competing with Silicon Valley.
Universities examine whether time travel is really possible
A school in London has managed to get the highest number of students into the society in one sitting.
A group of New York inmates out debate Harvard University's team - the top-ranked club in the world.
Prime Minister David Cameron wants to crack down on truancy saying school attendance is "absolutely essential".
What may be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have gone on display at the University of Birmingham.
A Stirling primary school has pioneered a scheme to ensure all of its pupils walk or run a mile every day.
Mark Tuffney, head of Lowther Primary in Barnes, says schools meals should be extended, not cut back.
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Should parents ask about weapons before a play date?
A heads' view of how schools present themselves to parents
Violin star Nicola Benedetti gives teens a masterclass
Why do so many more students need counselling?
Do children really need to read them?