Hundreds of BBC School Reporters around the UK give their reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela.
A cap on the numbers of students England's universities can admit is to be lifted in 2015, the Chancellor George Osborne has said.
Primary pupils in Newcastle are running their own shop, selling gifts and Christmas cards they have designed, made and marketed themselves.
The Liberal Democrats accuse the Department for Education of "going rogue" by briefing against Nick Clegg over funding for new school kitchens.
Children as young as 10 in Wales feel angry about "having to live in a sexist peer culture and society", researchers say.
Harry Potter author JK Rowling is among 10 people - both famous and non-famous - to be honoured for helping to boost literacy and a love of reading.
Some of England's poorest teenagers have suffered "stealth" cuts to grants aimed at helping them stay in education, says a group of charities.
Children in care in England will be able to stay with their foster families until their 21st birthday, rather than having to leave at 18, ministers say.
The UK is falling behind global rivals in international education league tables, which are topped by Shanghai in China.
Staff at UK universities are staging a second one-day national strike after employers refused to improve their pay offer.
Some 153 students lost their leave to study in the UK after a university's licence to sponsor non-EU students was revoked, the BBC has learned.
Pupils in England should be prepared for international education tests, the chairman of a group of hundreds of secondary schools has argued.
A school watchdog complains that some secondary schools' arrangements for allocating places are too complicated.
People who look after young relatives or friends' children are being treated unfairly by some councils, a local government watchdog says.
Sexism is so widespread in the UK that it affects "most aspects" of the lives of girls and young women, a report from Girlguiding says.
Mothers and fathers will be able to share up to a year of parental leave by April 2015, but one business group calls the plan a "nightmare".
Only 404 people have applied for loans for adult apprenticeships in the three months since September, official data suggests.
Fewer people apply early for UK universities than at this point last year.
A teachers' union official in Wales claims he is not "overly panicked" at a highly critical report which found many children do not know how to sit a maths test.
The OECD's rankings of the world education systems are about to be published.
A service of medieval reburial has been reconstructed by academics, which will help to shape the ceremony for Richard III.
A US experiment is examining whether raising income improves the chances of poor children
Home schooling is illegal in Germany, but families who have moved to the US are not being allowed to claim asylum.
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Teachers in China are the most highly respected, in an international study comparing the status of teachers in 21 countries.
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The UK's biggest online university project is being launched, with a partnership of more than 20 universities offering free courses.