Nick Clegg with Zigi Shipper, an 84-year-old Holocaust survivor (Teri Pengilley)

Nick Clegg guarantees funds for lessons on the Holocaust

Deputy PM renews warning that anti-Semitism is a 'light sleeper' as he meets concentration camp survivor

New tests will measure pupils’ ability to count and recognise letters, numbers and objects

Baseline tests for new primary school students 'dragoons children,' say campaigners calling for them to be scrapped

Opponents claim measuring pupils' progress is only to boost school ratings, while ministers insist checks are vital

The school could be created within three years

Plans drawn up for Britain's first lesbian and gay school

Plan aims to protect young people from homophobic bullying

Aldi is offering university leavers the highest published starting salary of £42,000 a year for trainee managers, according to a survey by High Fliers Research, followed by the European Commission with roles paying £41,500

Aldi's offer of £42,000 a year leads market in graduate recruitment

The number of graduate vacancies is expected to rise by 8.1 per cent this summer

Fifty 13-year-olds will spend half a term being taught 'Chinese-style' in English, maths and science

Pupils to try Chinese-style teaching

Fifty 13-year-olds will spend half a term being taught 'Chinese-style' in English, maths and science

Proposals in the Counter-Terrorism Bill would put campus activism under scrutiny

MPs bridle at plans to make universities monitor 'extremism'

Supporters say that the powers are essential to monitor contacts between potential terrorists

Students protest at the Government’s tuition fee system last November

Student debt to cost Britain billions within decades

As jobless and low-paid graduates leave loans unpaid, critics say the Government's fees policy will swallow up future education spending
Sir David Bell, who is now vice-chancellor of Reading University

Ministers must stop re-writing curriculum, says schools expert

David Bell: "Education policy is still driven by short-term firefighting"

Nick Gibb, the Schools minister

2015 is a year of historic anniversaries but children won't know them, claims Schools Minister

Waterloo, Agincourt and Magna Carta all have century anniversaries

Education secretary Nicky Morgan received a two-hour grilling from the Commons Education Select Committee

MPs attack rise of ‘ill-equipped’ careers advisers in schools

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan refused to agree that schools offering poor advice should be sanctioned

Comedian Russell Brand joins residents and supporters from the New Era housing estate in East London as they deliver a petition to 10 Downing Street during a demonstration against US investment company Westbrook's plans to evict 93 families in London

Russell Brand to be studied at English A-level from September

Plans originally caused controversy when announced last year

2020 Health and Nuffield Health have suggested schools should appoint a head of wellbeing to help tackle a number of issues

Report: State schools need wellbeing officers to beat Britain's health crisis

Only 21 per cent of boys and 15 per cent of girls attain the minimum target of 60 minutes of physical activity a day

Teaching unions warn of self-harm epidemic among students

Shortage of support services blamed for rise in cases

The much-maligned turkey twizzler

Loophole in new food rules could see up to 4,000 schools still serving turkey twizzlers

LGA urges government to close loophole for academies and free schools

The courses offered at Peter Symonds College cost £3,950 a year

Winchester sixth-form college offers cut-price degree courses

Courses, which cost £3,950 a year, see sharp rise in popularity

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