Among those celebrating exam success is girls' education campaigner, Malala Yousafzai who gained a string of As and A*s in her GCSEs. Her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, took to Twitter to list Malala's grades which include A*s in GCSE and iGCSE maths. My wife Toor Pekai and I are proud of Malala getting 6A*s and 4As. #education for every child," wrote Mr Yousafzai.
The BBC is to give a microcomputer to every year seven child in the UK as part of a scheme to encourage digital literacy. The pocket-sized micro:bit carries processors and sensors - the raw materials of a computer, that can be coded and programmed in any way to work alone or connected with other devices.
Michelle Obama has a very special relationship with this country. It was here, on her first official visit abroad in 2009, that she grasped the enormous influence that goes with her role as First Lady.
Michelle Obama has been welcomed to an east London school by cheering pupils on a two-day visit to Britain to promote her charity work. The US First Lady hugged youngsters as she hosted an event at the Mulberry School for Girls, in Tower Hamlets, to discuss her campaigns for girls' education.
Every child has the right to go to school, without danger or discrimination. Help create a message no government, politician or leader can ignore. Nothing changes without pressure. Sign the #UpForSchool Petition.
Teaching young children about sex and relationships remains a pretty divisive subject in politics – some parties like Labour and the Liberal Democrats have pledged to make the subject a legal requirement, but others (namely the Conservatives) have refused.
This is NCA-CEOP Command's Thinkuknow education programme's new resource called 'Nude Selfies: What parents and carers need to know'. The films cover why young people send nude selfies, how to talk to your child about them, when should you be worried and when to get help.
Weekly philosophy sessions in class can boost primary school pupils' ability in maths and literacy, a study says. More than 3,000 nine and 10-year-olds in 48 UK schools took part in hour-long sessions aimed at raising their ability to question, reason and form arguments.
Children with strong memories are good at covering up lies and are better liars, new research says.The study saw six to seven-year-old children presented with the opportunity to do something they were instructed not to -- peek at the final answers on the back of a card during a trivia game.
When it comes to the physical and psychological benefits of being exposed to nature — and especially to scenery that is filled with lush plant life — the evidence lately has been rolling in. Recently we reported on a study by Australian researchers showing that brief 40 second micro-breaks, in which students looked at computerized images of a green roof, led to improved performance on an attention-demanding cognitive task.
There are 58 million children who don’t go to school because of child labour, early marriage, conflict and discrimination. Schools, teachers and pupils are joining together in the #UpForSchool campaign to call on world leaders to ensure every child gets the education they need and deserve.
The Australian Education Union has released a report on the state of schools across the country, with damning results in the areas of care and support for disabled students. The results from a landmark State of Our Schools report reveal that four out of every five principals feel they don't have the necessary support and resources to assist their students with disabilities.
We, the world's youth, teachers, parents and global citizens appeal to our governments to keep their promise, made at the United Nations in 2000, to ensure all out-of-school children gain their right to education before the end of 2015.
We are standing up to bring an end to the barriers preventing girls and boys from going to school, including forced work and early marriage, conflict and attacks on schools, exploitation and discrimination. All children deserve the opportunity to learn and achieve their potential.
A schoolgirl who misplaced her tie was told by a senior teacher she would have to hand over her asthma inhaler to borrow replacement uniform - as 'security'. Garry Gould made the discovery after his 16-year-old daughter Sian became breathless at home days later.
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