Malala in America: Young Nobel laureate gives 'inspirational' lecture on importance of education in Denver, Colorado

In her visit to the US, the Pakistani activist also surprised inmates at Denver Women’s Correctional Facility

Malala in America: young activist visits Congress in Capitol Hill to urge more education funding for young people

The youngest-ever Nobel laureate also appeared on a sombre The Daily Show last week to speak about the Charleston church shootings

Chris Woodhead pictured in December 2000. He was dedicated to rooting out mediocrity

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The former Chief Inspector of Schools died from motor neurone disease aged 68

Four in 10 students don't think their degree was worth the money, survey finds

In another question over half of respondants said they would not take their course again if they were given the option

The reports contained withering criticism of people who are supposed to be future members of Britain’s elite

Oxford University tutors blast students who spout 'bloke down the pub waffle'

One student suggested the tutors might be showing off a little

According to published research, the Class of 2015 – the first to graduate from university having paid tuition fees of £9,000 a year – are the most job hungry and ambitious ever

Class of 2015 graduates desperately seek jobs to recoup £30,000 loans

A survey of over 18,000 final-year students revealed more than one in four will walk straight into a job after graduation

Charlotte Marten, the headteacher of Rugby High School

Selective secondary schools catering for the most talented pupils to be set up, says grammar school head

The new breed of schools will not have the grammar school label – but will offer more traditional subjects such as Latin and Greek

British children reluctant to cheat, US study shows

Despite designing a study to lure the youngsters into peeking at the answer to a trivia question, the vast majority of the British children refused to cheat

The lad is a cultural phenomenon not to be sniffed at

Student leaders demand universities create national guidelines to combat 'lad culture'

Excessive drinking and lewd behaviour on campus is widespread and universities have not done enough to tackle it, says the sector’s Ombudsman

Dame Stella Rimington, author and former spy chief

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Dame Stella said there was more camaraderie when she was at school and contrasted this with the 'intense' competition today

Sir Michael Wilshaw warned that secondary schools were increasingly “conceding defeat” on the issue (Getty)

TV shows like Grange Hill and Waterloo Road put would-be teachers off profession, says chief schools inspector

Sir Michael Wilshaw said that the state system of education was portrayed in negative ways by popular culture and the media

Singaporean schools do not separate pupils into different ability groups

Singapore-style teaching helps solve problem of maths failure, says new research

The study shows that children who were taught through the Singaporean 'maths mastery' approach learn faster than their classmates

The Universities minister, David Willetts

Student tuition fees could rise again, warns former Universities Minister David Willetts

Willets argues that universities should be allowed to increase fees in line with inflation for the lifetime of this Parliament

UTC Reading: College that demands smart pupils is well-suited to 'outstanding' Ofsted tag

Exclusive: It is the first University Technical College to receive the status

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