Harris Academy Upper Norwood in Croydon gets 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating after banning 'urban slang words' in school

Twitter users had originally reacted with fury shortly after the ban came into effect

Value of education: UK and US parents in top-ten countries that think university offers poor value for money, HSBC survey finds

Taiwan leads the way as Canada and France also make it into the chart

Wealthy parents give their less able children a 'glass floor' to prevent them from falling down the social ladder in Britain, says new research

The 'social scandal' sees low-income, but more able, children fail to get the same opportunities and the Government and schools need to 'do more'

Campaigners petitioned against a performance by ‘lad comedian’ Dapper Laughs in 2014

Universities are failing to tackle sexist and homophobic 'lad culture', says NUS

Policies to tackle the issue are lacking in almost half of UK universities

The Gove reforms have shifted the focus from coursework to end-of-year exams, increasing demand for examiners

Michael Gove's education reforms blamed by exam board for shortage of GCSE and A-level markers

OCR now advertises in cruise magazines to try and find retired teachers

Pupils in an exam

Too many examiners may not be up to the mark

Experienced teachers know their classes and what they are capable of

Leaving the European Union would hit the economy, harm scientific research and damage graduates’ job prospects, university vice-chancellors warn as they launch a drive to rally support behind Britain remaining in the organisation

EU referendum: 'Brexit' would harm higher education and research, universities claim

Chiefs say EU has had 'overwhelmingly positive' impact on higher education

Sarah Savage and Fox Fisher, creators of ‘Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl?’

Book by transgender campaigners lets young readers decide gender of the main character

Tiny, the hero of Sarah Savage and Fox Fisher's Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl?, is equally fond of dressing up as fairy, a knight and a football player

Other Russell Group universities are expected to follow Sheffield’s move

Sheffield University to open clearing more than two weeks before A-level results day

University says move will give candidates head start in snapping up places

Simple, flat shoes cause less damage than cushioned trainers

Sports science to radically transform PE into hi-tech GCSE option

Snowboarding, rock climbing, riding and rowing will also be among the activities that GCSE students can enjoy

Academies that are not in a group have no financial safety net

Three out of four academy chains have schools that are 'coasting', says new research

'Coasting' schools are defined as those that consistently fail to ensure 60 per cent of pupils achieve five good GCSEs

Roger Federer travels to Malawi to see progress of the preschool built through his charity foundation

Tennis star has helped build 50 preschools so far and hopes to reach one million children

File photo

Teacher supply agencies searching as far as Canada and Singapore to plug staffing gaps

Exclusive: Strict limits on work permits have meant that up to 60 teachers recruited from the USA to start work in September are unlikely to turn up

Students head into lessons from the play ground at a secondary school

Number of secondary school pupils to rise by 20 per cent in next 10 years

The increase is due to a rise in the birth rate since 2002 which is currently working its way through the primary sector

A major report has stated that the current university funding system is unsustainable because of the high number of students who will never be able to afford to pay off their loans after graduating

Degrees 'will cost £6,000 more' after George Osborne freezes the threshold for student loan repayment in Budget

Chancellor accused of forcing students into greater debt as IFS reveals true impact of Budget changes

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