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Science careers not only for boffins, says Prof Brian Cox
Science careers are not "boring or only for boffins", says Prof Brian Cox.
University research needs 'public impact'
University research should have more impact with the public and all academic researchers should be assessed, says a review of UK research funding.
A-level student feels victimised for 'cheating' but exam board stands by decision
18-year-old Fabienne Ruttledge was sent three out of the four questions on her Sociology exam before she took the exam.
Cancelled literacy and numeracy programme had 'positive impact'
A cancelled government education scheme helped thousands of pupils improve their English and maths results, a report finds.
Supreme Court rules against Named Person scheme
Supreme Court judges rule the Scottish government's Named Person scheme, which aims to safeguard children, breaches rights to privacy and a family life.
Algeria's identity debate over adopting French teaching
A debate in Algeria about plans to switch to teaching science in the French language is raising arguments about the country's cultural identity.
Child radicalisation: NSPCC to advise concerned parents
A charity trains its counsellors to help parents who fear their children are being radicalised.
Education policy 'key to social mobility drive'
Ministers must put education policy at the centre of the drive to deliver social mobility, the Social Mobility Commission chairman has said.
Student fees: Universities could charge ??6,300 a year, Queen's says
Student tuition fees in Northern Ireland could rise to ??6,300 a year, Queen's University in Belfast says.
Lone child refugees 'left in squalor' by EU nations - Lords
Thousands of lone migrant children are living in squalid conditions after being let down by European countries including the UK, a Lords committee says.
Female students urged to apply for top graduate schemes
Female graduates are less likely to aim for top jobs but are more likely to land them if they apply, research suggests.
Girls less confident as they grow older, says Girlguiding
Girls' career confidence plummets as they near the world of work, suggests research by Girlguiding.
Holiday hunger: Parents skip meals to feed children
Some parents will skip a meal to feed their children this summer because of worries over paying for childcare and food during the school break, a charity says.
Deaf children "allowed to engage in sexual activity", whistleblower says
Children at a school for the deaf were mishandled by staff and allowed to misbehave and engage in sexual activity, a whistleblower says.
Deal fairly with students, universities told
Universities must "deal fairly with students", says the competition watchdog.