Academically advanced students from countries such as India are spending much more time studying STEM subjects. Should US kids work harder to compete?
Why are we splitting our children up into arts and sciences at an age when hormones are raging and peer pressure is so powerful? It's time for an overhaul of post-16 education.
People who were born preterm earn less and are more likely to be unemployed, research shows.
Despite the popular belief, your first instincts may not be correct.
Maths is all around us. Let children hunt for it.
New research shows that children who develop bad behaviour towards the end of primary school, fall behind the most.
We're only just beginning to understand the effects of cognitive enhancers on healthy brains.
There is a double standard in public attitudes towards people with a learning disability.
How Massive Open Online Courses are maturing into useful tools.
There has been a steady decline in students taking D&T.
As debates rage on whether graduates are 'over-educated', researchers have looked at what's actually happening to their jobs.
Hillary Clinton's US$350 billion college plan will need a doubling of the federal government’s funding to colleges. But this large expansion in federal dollars will not be without its own costs.
The government has renewed calls to nationalise exam boards over fears of slipping standards.
New research shows a rise in popularity of university majors in health care, law and those linked to jobs in the police and military.
Teenagers need to make friends outside their own cliques – and schools should help them.
A new paper on teaching critical thinking skills in science has pointed out, yet again, the value of giving students experiences that go beyond simple recall or learned procedures.
Keeping a printed book in a campus library comes with steep costs. How are campus libraries evolving?
To tell or not to tell about your autism, that is the question.
Struggling schools that were given more autonomy in the early 2000s improved GCSE results for their pupils.
The proportion of A* grades has remained the same as 2014 at 8.2%.
Prosecutions of parents have increased – but is this really targeting persistent truants?
The government is having a third try at creating a market in English higher education by abolishing student number controls.
As the government looks to further tighten visa rules for non-EU students, how many are choosing to remain after their courses finish?
Reforms to stop students resitting exams are the first in a long line of changes.