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Teacher banned for claiming extra cash for school trips

A misconduct panel found David Malengela asked parents to pay extra deposits but kept the money. more

Germany's AfD sparks outcry at far-right child informer plan

Germany's justice minister sharply condemns an online scheme to denounce "biased" teachers. more

Ofsted inspectors to move away from exams results focus

The education watchdog announces plans to move towards a more rounded education inspection system. more

EU law stops VAT cuts to all school uniforms, says minister

The schools minister suggests tax could be cut on school uniforms after Brexit after a call from Frank Field. more

PMQs: Corbyn and May on education funding and austerity

Theresa May says education funding is at a record high and more children are in good and outstanding schools. more

Teenagers bombarded by gambling ads ask for help

Teenagers welcome lessons setting out the risks associated with gambling. more

Students back mental health alerts following Bristol suicides

In the past 18 months, 11 students have taken their own lives at the University of Bristol. more

Number of newborn babies taken into care doubles - report

More than 40% of all cases of infants being taken into care involves newborns, figures suggest. more

University 'dual nationality' plan for Brexit

A UK university is to appoint staff jointly with a German university to keep access to EU research. more

Calls for greater diversity among school governors

Why black women are stepping forward to become school governors in the hope of inspiring young people. more