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UK universities slip down rankings
Three UK universities lose their place in the top 200 of a global higher education league table while elite universities hold their ground.
Young people 'lack workplace skills'
Young people lack workplace skills such as communication and team working, a study among employers suggests.
Warning of university 'cold spots'
There are warnings that a lack of higher education in some parts of England could hamper the growth of local economies.
Ex-MI6 head warns over tracking apps
Parents need to be aware that their children can be tracked online, the former head of MI6, Sir John Scarlett, has warned.
Tom and Jerry carries racism warning
Tom and Jerry cartoons on television are being accompanied by a warning that they may depict scenes of "racial prejudice".
Social workers 'stressed out of job'
Nearly one in 10 UK social workers are considering leaving the profession over stress and poor management.
Morgan's workload promise to teachers
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan held out an olive branch to the teaching profession in England with the promise to reduce their workload.
Ofqual warns on essay cheating
Students who submit essays bought online are not only cheating but may also be paying for a poor product, says England's exams regulator.
Digital divide opening in UK schools
Half of secondary schools and a third of primary schools say that they have inadequate broadband and wi-fi.
Reduce teachers' workload, says NUT
The National Union of Teachers calls on the education secretary to tackle excessive workloads or face more strike action.
University faces immediate ??3m cut
The University of Ulster tells its staff it will have to make an immediate budget cut of ??3.15m as a result of financial pressures at Stormont.
Child abuse report criticises police
Children in South Yorkshire care homes were left vulnerable to sexual abuse because of police "shortcomings", a report finds.
Children hit by tooth decay at three
More than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, the first survey of the age group shows.
MSPs consider sex education law call
A sex education organisation tells parliament that Scottish schools should be compelled by law to teach sex and relationship education.
Shake-up could see 11 schools close
Three secondary and eight primary schools could close to make way for three "superschools" as part of a ??75m shake-up in Rhondda Cynon Taf.