News and features from BBC News - Education and Family
- Oxbridge uncovered: More elitist than we thought
The extent to which the Home Counties professional classes dominate Oxbridge admissions is revealed.
- 10 fines at the dentist... that weren't fine
Getting a £100 fine at the dentist is distressing, particularly if it is believed to be in error, sa…
- Wales school cash reserves drop 'should ring alarm bells'
New figures suggest schools are using cash reserves to "plug" funding shortfalls, a union warns.
- Grammar school A-level row head suspended
The head of a school where some pupils were stopped from taking A-levels, is suspended.
- 'He hid in a cupboard - we just couldn't get him to school'
When Evelyn and Tony adopted Ryan at the age of seven, his special needs were not immediately appare…
- Cambridge Uni students get Shakespeare trigger warnings
Cambridge University students are given "trigger alerts" that they might be upset by some text.
- 'Go to the dentist and get fined £100'
Dentists warn that thousands of vulnerable people are wrongly being fined over dental treatment.
- 'I found a job I love through battling depression'
Catherine says becoming ill at university inspired a career in mental health social work.
- Woodwork skills shortage prompts recruitment campaign
The British Woodworking Federation warns the lack of skilled joiners is stifling business growth.
- Nine foster families to football pro
The heart warming story of a boy brought up in a home and the woman who cared for him.