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GCSE exam error: Board accidentally rewrites Shakespeare
A question in Friday's exam muddled up the family background of a key character in Romeo and Juliet.

Teacher disciplined over 'most likely to become a terrorist' award
A 13-year-old girl was handed the "most likely to become a terrorist" award by her teacher.

Girl, 11, accuses school of war crime in feedback form
She shot to viral fame after citing the Geneva Conventions on a school feedback form.

Schools worse off under Conservatives, says IFS
Independent think tank the IFS says schools will fare worse financially under the Conservatives.

Cost of Tories' free breakfasts 'could treble'
A Tory pledge to offer free breakfasts to primary school pupils could go beyond a 60m costing.

Birmingham University to open campus in the Gulf
There are now more than 240 international campuses as universities take their brands to a global market.

Schools to decide on going ahead with exams after attack
Exam boards say schools affected by the Manchester attack can decide whether to hold GCSE and A-level exams.

IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills'
The two-year study involved 650 pupils in 10 primary and nursery schools.

Nigerian wins award for tutor ap
The app links qualified tutors to students in their area and within their budget.

German schools get tough Prince Harry English exam changed
Germany changes a "difficult" school English exam, said to include Prince Harry "mumbling".

Labour tuition fees promise: Students this year 'would not pay'
Labour says students starting university in England this autumn would not pay fees.

Brexit barriers 'would harm science', say universities
Make science and research a priority in Brexit talks, says Russell Group.

Jamie Oliver: Axing free school meals a disgrace
Theresa May's plan to axe free school meals is a disgrace, says TV chef Jamie Oliver.

Tackle candidates on school cuts, heads ask parents
Parents are receiving letters from school asking them to tackle prospective politicians over funding cuts.

Girlguiding overhauls badges to help girls 'thrive'
Classic badges likely to be replaced by new ones, including Upcycling and Vlogging.

Tories pledge school cash from cutting free infant meals
Conservatives promise an extra 1bn per year for schools from scrapping free meals for all infants.

Manchester attack: Mum addresses head-on her children's worries about terror
A mother of three answers her children's questions about the tragic events in Manchester.

Mum: Why I'm teaching my kids about voting
A mum explains she thinks mothers should teach their children to vote.

Exams in Ramadan: What should I eat?
If you're fasting during the Muslim holy month, here's how you can stay sharp in the exam hall.

'I don't know how we will fund nursery staff'
Deputy manager of Little Legs Nursery in Southend Morgan Parker on funding free nurseries

What does top chef Yotam Ottolenghi feed his children?
Top chef Yotam Ottolenghi on the simple dishes he serves his children

Exercise programme 'can reduce concussion' in youth rugby
Strength, balance and movement exercises help teenagers avoid injury, a study says.

London private school may let boys wear skirts
Highgate School is considering introducing gender neutral "mix-and-match" uniforms.

Apple's Italian job for finding top talent
Apple is expanding its European academy to find the next generation of coding and app creators.

'Mesearch' - when study really is all about me
Can academics really base studies on their own experience? Or is this intellectual narcissism?

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