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EU Referendum: Reassurance sought over EU students
Universities pledge to put pressure on the government over European students and staff in the wake of the UK's vote to leave.

Teaching union backs programme of strikes
Members of the biggest teaching union in England back discontinuous strike action over pay, working condition and school funding.

Poor pupils 'are still let down', warns Ofsted boss
Disadvantaged pupils in England are still being let down by the education system, the head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, has warned.

'Off-topic' exam sparks protest by Basingstoke students
Biology students from Hampshire challenge their A Level exam after claiming none of the questions were on topics they had studied.

Teaching assistants face violence at work, says union
More than half of UK teaching assistants have experienced physical violence at school in the past year, a poll by Unison finds.

Child sex abuse: More than 100 rapes with online link in past year
More than 100 child rapes involving predators operating online took place in England and Wales in the last year, police figures obtained by the NSPCC show.

Sunshine fear halts Jersey school beach trip
A school's annual 'beach day' is scrapped over concerns about the dangers of midday sunshine.

Welsh universities firmly behind EU membership
Welsh universities nail their colours firmly to the mast in the referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union.

Second Scottish teaching union to vote on industrial action
A second Scottish teaching union is to ballot its members for industrial action over their workload.

Science park plans major expansion
The Northern Ireland Science Park announces expansion plans with the aim of supporting 5,000 new jobs.

Mexico teachers protest: Six killed in Oaxaca clashes
Six people are killed and another 100 injured, including many policeman, in clashes at roadblocks set up by activists in the state of Oaxaca.

Farnborough teacher struck off for sex with student
A teacher from Hampshire who had sex with a student is banned from the profession.

More schools use pupil premium to offset cuts, says charity
A small but rising number of schools in England are diverting money meant for disadvantaged pupils to offset budget cuts, research suggests.

Ofsted warn of 'music act of devil' leaflet found during Muslim school inspec...
Ofsted criticises an Islamic independent school, after inspectors found leaflets which claimed music and dancing were "acts of the devil".

Secondary schools need 16,000 new spaces within seven years
More than 16,000 new secondary school spaces are needed within seven years to accommodate new pupils starting primary education, official figures reveal.

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