Education

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Teenager in critical condition after 'rape and forced abortion'

Teenager in critical condition after 'rape and forced abortion'

Teenager in critical condition after 'rape and forced abortion'

The 18-year-old was allegedly raped by two teachers at her school in India

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Human rights group claims Syrian refugee school aid budgets are missing millions

Syrian refugee school budgets are missing millions, claims human rights group

Syrian refugee school budgets are missing millions, claims human rights group

Human Rights Watch says problems of getting Syrian refugees into education are magnified by lack of funds

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

12-year-old commits suicide after being punished for starting period at school

12-year-old commits suicide after being 'tortured' for starting period at school

12-year-old commits suicide after being 'tortured' for starting period at school

The girl left a suicide note behind citing the 'torture' she endured at school

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Prince George: School life at Thomas's Battersea seems a far cry from what many children experience

Prince George's new school: 'Chaotic' Thomas's Battersea costs £172,000 and ballet kit is compulsory

Inside Prince George's 'chaotic' £17,000-a-year new school

Prince George has started school at Thomas's Battersea in London which has fees of more than £17,000 a year

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

'The fight against gang violence must begin in primary schools', says journalist

Julia: 'Why is Meghan Markle bigger news than a child being shot dead in broad daylight?'

Julia: 'Why is Meghan Markle bigger news than a child being shot dead?'

Author Harriet Sergeant says adults have left boys to bring themselves up and create a terrifying existence

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon: 'If this is her most ambitious plan why didn't she do it earlier?'

Nicola Sturgeon: 'If this is her most ambitious plan why didn't she do it earlier?'

'If Nicola Sturgeon's plan is the most ambitious why didn't she do it earlier?'

Journalist Alex Massie says Nicola Sturgeon has a real opportunity at Holyrood today after a disappointing year

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

The judge said the decision was not based on the religious views of Muslims and Jews but it was based on the children's interests

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

GCSE results day: Alan Sugar, Sadiq Khan and Scarlett Moffatt lead messages of support to students

GCSE results day: Alan Sugar, Sadiq Khan and Scarlett Moffatt lead messages of support to students

Celebrities tweet messages of support to students on GCSE results day

Students across the country are collecting their GCSE results today as they decide what to do with their future

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A-Levels: Students receiving top marks increase, but Government reform still has impact

A-Levels: Students receiving top marks increase, but Government reform still has impact

Students receiving top A-Level marks increase, but Government reform has impact

The figures have risen for the first time in six years, but the stats have fallen in 13 reformed subjects

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

University: 'The conveyor belt mentality of education must be broken', says Mike Parry

Mike Parry on university: 'Why aren't we teaching people to drive lorries?'

Mike Parry on university: 'Why aren't we teaching people to drive lorries?'

Mike Parry believes academic courses need to teach students to use their initiative and plug skills shortages

Julia Hartley-Brewer tells period poverty campaigner she has no idea 'whether there is an issue or not'

Julia Hartley-Brewer slams period poverty campaigner: 'You don't even know if it's an issue'

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with period poverty campaigner

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims it costs the average woman £15 a year to buy enough sanitary products

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

New A-Level exams: 'We're kidding ourselves if we think they'll result in higher standards', says campaigner

New A-Level exams: 'We're kidding ourselves if we think they'll result in higher standards', says campaigner

'We're kidding ourselves if we think new A-Level exams will raise standards'

Chris McGovern from the Campaign for Real Education spoke to Paul Ross over the planned 'tougher' exams

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

'Children excluded for sexual misconduct need better sex education'

'Children caught watching porn at school need to be educated, not excluded'

'Children caught watching porn at school need to be educated, not excluded'

Children as young as five have been excluded form school for sexual misconduct

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Terrence Higgins Trust warns 'if cuts to sexual health services continue STI cases will increase'

STI crisis will grow if sexual health service cuts continue, warns charity

STI crisis will grow if sexual health service cuts continue, warns charity

Chief executive of the Terrence Higgins Trust Ian Green says education about sexual health also needs to be improved

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Muslim mother takes legal action after being asked by school to leave through back door for wearing face veil

Muslim mum 'kicked out of school for wearing face veil'

Muslim mum claims she was kicked out of school for wearing face veil

Rachida Serroukh was taken aside by a member of staff at an event for parents of children about to start at Holland Park School, London

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Physical education for girls to be introduced in Saudi Arabia

Physical education for girls to be introduced in Saudi Arabia

Physical education for girls to be introduced in Saudi Arabia

Girls were previously not allowed to take part was it was deemed by some as immodest

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

'There is a toxic link between SATs and judging schools', says campaign group Rescue Our Schools

Education campaigner clashes with Julia Hartley-Brewer over SATs

Education campaigner clashes with Julia Hartley-Brewer over SATs

The co-founder of state education campaign group Rescue Our Schools says the tests given to children are too hard

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

'No one should pay for university as everyone benefits from a highly educated workforce', says Novara Media

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani says university should be completely free for everyone

Corbyn supporter says university should be completely free for all

Novara Media founder says the most valuable piece of infrastructure is people's brains

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

'The spirit of Londoners is what brought the community around Grenfell Tower together', says volunteer

Grenfell Tower: 'GCSE student escaped from 13th floor and sat exam in the same clothes'

'GCSE student escaped from 13th floor and sat exam in the same clothes'

A-Level student Rory Walsh helped survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire through the night, despite having an exam in the morning

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Norway proposes ban on full-face veil and face coverings in schools

Norway proposes ban on full-face veil and face coverings in schools

Norway proposes ban on full-face veil and face coverings in schools

Norway claims full-face veils hinder communication between students and teachers

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Election 2017: New poll shows Labour gain nine points following manifesto launch

Election 2017: New poll shows Labour up nine points after manifesto launch

New poll shows Labour up nine points after manifesto launch

The party has cut the lead on points currently held by the Conservatives, according to a newly-released poll

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Is the Conservative manifesto actually similar to UKIP policies?

Is the Conservative manifesto really UKIP-lite?

How the Tories' policies compare to UKIP's

Many have claimed the Conservative manifesto is just UKIP repackaged - so we thought we'd take a look at how the two sides' flagship policy blueprints match up

Julia Hartley-Brewer says if a parent isn't feeding their child breakfast, there's a larger problem at home

Julia Hartley-Brewer on Tory manifesto: 'Why should we pay for parents' inability to raise their kids?'

Julia on Tory school breakfast vow: 'Why should we pay for rubbish parenting?'

The Conservatives have announced a plan to give primary school children breakfast

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Full interview: Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks to Kato Harris, the teacher falsely accused of rape

Kato Harris, the full interview: Teacher falsely accused of rape reveals his hell

Teacher falsely accused of rape reveals his hell

Kato Harris told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the hell he was living in has now passed, but he still has terrifying flashbacks about being accused of rape

Kato Harris: 'If you become a male teacher you're buying a lottery ticket for false allegations'

Kato Harris: 'If you become a male teacher you're buying a lottery ticket for false allegations'

Kato Harris: 'All male teachers have a lottery ticket for false allegations'

Former teacher Kato Harris was falsely accused of rape in 2013, he now claims that all male teachers are at risk of being accused of acts they didn't commit

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

WATCH: Down Syndrome student's joyous reaction when he discovers he's going to university

WATCH: Down Syndrome student's joyous reaction when he discovers he's going to university

WATCH: Down Syndrome student's joyous reaction at going to university

Keith Griffith's mum filmed the moment he discovered that he'd be attending the University of South Alabama

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

The Labour leader will reverse a Tory scheme to cut corporation tax to 17% and increase its level to 26% to provide schools with cash

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with director of Education Datalab over grammar school tests

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with director of Education Datalab over grammar school tests

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated debate with Education Datalab over school systems

Director of Education Datalab Rebecca Allen believes taking the 11-plus in Kent is like rolling dice

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Polytechnic University of Valencia creates educational robotics package

Build-your-own-robot kit unveiled by scientists in Valencia

Build-your-own-robot kit unveiled by scientists in Valencia

The robots can be created with 3D printers, silicone moulds or laser cutters

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Schoolchildren to receive NHS mental health care, after Prince Harry spoke out about counselling

Schoolchildren to receive NHS mental healthcare after Princes William and Harry speak out

Schoolkids to receive NHS mental healthcare after William and Harry speak out

Prince Harry revealed that he sought counselling after struggling to come to terms with his mother's death, he has also been praised for his bravery

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

'Theresa May is using grammar schools to encourage UKIP members to defect', says Campaign for State Education

'Theresa May is using grammar schools to encourage UKIP members to defect', says Campaign for State Education

'Theresa May is using grammar schools to encourage UKIP members to defect'

James Max tells Michael Pyke that putting mixed-ability students together hurts everyone

'Justine Greening is 100% a lizard person' - Twitter unhappy with the Education Secretary over grammar school speech

'Justine Greening is 100% a lizard person' - Education Secretary blasted over grammar school speech

Twitter unhappy with Justine Greening MP over grammar school speech

The Education Secretary is to lay out the Government's grammar school plans as 'open for all'

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with term-time holiday dad Jon Platt over Supreme Court ruling

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with term-time holiday dad Jon Platt over Supreme Court ruling

Julia in heated argument with term-time holiday dad Jon Platt

Father Jon Platt has lost a Supreme Court battle, as it upheld the decision to fine him over taking his daughter out of school for a week long holiday, which was unauthorised

Julia Hartley-Brewer criticises MP Angela Rayner over free school lunch plan

Julia asks Labour education chief Angela Rayner 'why should a cleaner at your kids' school pay for their meals?'

Julia Hartley-Brewer criticises MP Angela Rayner over free school lunch plan

Julia Hartley-Brewer asks the shadow education secretary why she expects taxes from those on low wages to pay for the meals of children from privileged backgrounds

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer hammers SNP member Ronnie Cowan over Scotland’s education crisis

Julia Hartley-Brewer corners SNP lawmaker over Scotland’s education crisis

Julia hammers SNP lawmaker over education crisis

The SNP MP for Inverclyde argued with our host over the position of Scottish schools in the league tables

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Budget 2017: 'If Labour were in power they would have invested in productivity', says MP Peter Dowd

Labour responds to Budget: 'This is another kick in the teeth for social care'

Labour responds to Budget: 'This is another kick in the teeth for social care'

Shadow treasury chief Peter Dowd says Philip Hammond's flagship policy will to nothing to plug gaps created by government cuts

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

'Grammar schools could be beneficial if those from poorer backgrounds attend', says New Schools Network

Free schools leader warns Government to be cautious on grammar schools

Free schools leader warns Government to be cautious on grammar schools

More money for grammar schools and free schools in England will be announced in the Chancellor’s budget on Wednesday

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Author Michael Morpurgo on grammar schools, literature and education

Author Michael Morpurgo on grammar schools, literature and education

Author Michael Morpurgo on grammar schools, literature and education

Children's author Michael Morpurgo joined Yasmeen Khan

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

George Galloway on... the divisiveness of grammar schools

George Galloway on the return of grammar schools

"We won't stand for it, Mrs May"

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Sam Delaney clashes with podcaster over the education system

Sam Delaney clashes with podcaster over the education system

Sam Delaney clashes with podcaster over the education system

"You're literally coming on national radio, misrepresenting the British education system"

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

'Education needs a system which is less selective', says researcher at Kings College London

Less selective education system 'would help resolve Oxbridge inequality'

Less selective education system would help resolve Oxbridge inequality'

Researcher Sol Gamsu gives talkRADIO his views on why the Oxbridge state school intake is so heavily concentrated in the south of England