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Sex education 'must counter porn'
In an age when "extremely violent and sadistic imagery is two clicks away", school sex education is struggling to keep pace, suggests a study.
New curriculum workload 'too high'
More than 80% of nursery and primary school teachers in Scotland have warned of high workloads as a result of the new curriculum, a union claims.
Sharp decline in foreign students
A steep decline in foreign students coming to study at UK colleges and language schools prompts fears of a knock-on effect on universities.
Higher pay 'means larger classes'
Head teachers may have to increase class sizes if they are to pay the best teachers higher wages, the chief inspector of schools in England admits.
Human-rights training centre opens
An international human-rights training centre to teach digital skills to activists and protesters opens in the Italian city of Florence.
East End music free school approved
A music school for deprived teenagers in east London and two schools for autistic children are among the latest wave of free schools to be approved.
Iodine lack 'may lower UK baby IQs'
Mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy could be dimming the intellect of some babies born in the UK, say researchers who studied 1,000 families.
UK shared exam system faces break up
The shared A-level and GCSE system for England, Wales and Northern Ireland should no longer be continued, says Education Secretary Michael Gove.
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