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Latest Education News from the BBCBBC News - Education & Family
The latest stories from the Education & Family section of the BBC News web site.
Student 'suicidal thoughts' warning
There is an unidentified problem with stress, depression and suicidal thoughts on university campuses, warns a survey from the National Union of Students.
O'Dowd makes A-level re-sit changes
Education Minister John O'Dowd has announced some changes to A-levels in Northern Ireland following a local consultation.
Parents of truants to face fines
Parents of children who are regular school truants are to be fined up to ??120 from September, says the Welsh government.
Pupils 'need early porn warnings'
Young children should hear about the dangers of pornography as soon as they have access to the internet, head teachers say.
Walk-to-school numbers 'falling'
Fewer children are walking to school in the UK, campaigners say.
Targets 'risk pupil well-being'
Pupils' well-being and education should not be sacrificed to meet new targets, the leader of a head teachers' union tells its annual conference.
Minister heckled by head teachers
Education Secretary Michael Gove receives one of the angriest receptions of his three years in office as he appears before head teachers in Birmingham.
'Fanatical' Gove attacked by union
The education secretary is like a "fanatical personal trainer" who urges schools to jump higher and run faster, a head teachers' leader is to say.
Academy group expense 'extravagance'
A leading academy chain has been criticised for widespread financial irregularities in an official report.
Phones 'used like digital dummies'
Computers and smartphones have become a "digital dummy" used by parents to pacify their children, says a head teachers' leader.
Graduate social workers fast-tracked
Graduates on a new fast-track scheme for trainee social workers will co-handle caseloads after just five weeks of intensive initial training.
Childcare costs will be tackled - PM
David Cameron indicates he is ready to compromise over changes to childcare, after concerns were raised by Lib Dem coalition partners.
Schools 'struggle to find heads'
Analysis suggests schools are facing an uphill battle to recruit head teachers, with one in four having to re-advertise jobs.
Hundreds of jobs for new teachers
Unemployed new teachers in Northern Ireland will be able to apply for hundreds of extra jobs in the next few weeks.
Fall in young learning after 17
Fewer young people are still learning after 17, survey suggests
Education News from the Daily Telegraph
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