BBC News - Education & Family
Clearing placements at five-year high, early figures show
New figures show record numbers placed through clearing as universities seek to fill places.
Boys help to raise A-level grades
Boys overtake girls in top A-level grades - but university entries are down, with many places available.
Former May adviser Nick Timothy calls student fees 'a Ponzi scheme'
Theresa May's former chief of staff says the system is 'unsustainable' and should be reformed.
Malala gets Oxford University place
The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner will study philosophy, politics and economics.
Learndirect rated 'inadequate' in Ofsted report
Too few learners and apprentices achieve the skills and qualifications to progress, report says.
Manchester attack: Georgina Callander had won university place
Manchester attack victim Georgina Callander would have studied paediatrics, her mother says.
Top grade A-levels rise in Wales
This is the best performance at the top A* and A grades at A-level since 2009.
A-level results in Northern Ireland show big rise in top grades
A* or A grades were achieved in 30.4% of entries, a rise of 0.9% on 2016.
Chatbot helps students choose courses
A chatbot at Leeds Beckett University is helping A-level students find the right university course.
Learndirect training contract withdrawn over standards concerns
Training company is barred from taking on new apprentices as Ofsted prepares to release critical report.
No reverse on 6.1% student interest rate
The government has ruled out any reversing on plans for higher interest charges on student loans.
Counselling domestic abusers cuts offending by third, say researchers
A radical counselling scheme for some domestic abusers cuts offending by a third, researchers say.
'169 sex attacks' reported by QUB students
A further 246 students said that they had been the victim of an attempted sexual assault.
'Segregation' in students' university choices
Black and Asian students are much more likely to choose universities in big, multicultural cities.
Vulnerable children not in crisis are 'left in limbo'
Action for Children estimates 140,000 children referred to social services do not get the help they need.
Wealth gap in university places
Young people in wealthy areas 18 times more likely to go to university than those in the poorest.
Kent teenager Alex Holliday dies on Cuba school trip
Fifteen-year-old Alex Holliday was seen as a "rising star" of the local athletics scene.
Fastnet yacht race: State school Greig City Academy finishes
Teenagers become only crew from a state comprehensive known to have finished the sailing race.
Bath University: MP Andrew Murrison quits role over vice-chancellor's pay deal
It follows criticism of the £451k salary of University of Bath vice-chancellor Prof Dame Glynis Breakwell.
Men from poor backgrounds 'twice as likely to be single'
The income gap between men from poor families and rich ones is also widening, the IFS said.
Fewer pupils expecting to go to university, says survey
Not enjoying studying and debt fears are two issues worrying 11 to 16-year-olds in England and Wales.
Students satisfied with degree courses, poll suggests
The National Student Survey finds 84% of students were content overall with their university courses.
A-level exam 'leak': Belfast grammar pupils sanctioned
Nine students at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution and Methodist College are affected.
Children given free meals in school holidays
The Welsh government's £500,000 scheme offers the meals to children in deprived areas.
University of Northampton's new Waterside Campus
A topping out ceremony marks one year until the University of Northampton's new Waterside Campus opens.
Woman, 90, on sixth degree 'addicted' to studying
Joy Gibson, from Stratford-upon-Avon, re-entered academia at the age of 59.
Grenfell students staying positive on exam results day
Students at Kensington Aldridge Academy close to Grenfell Tower have been finding out their AS and A-level results
How much screen time should children have?
The former director of GCHQ Robert Hannigan supports children spending time online
Solve a puzzle like a University Challenge star
Monkman and Seagull give their top tips.
Gender specific toys: do you stereotype children?
Adults who believe they don’t stereotype boys and girls are put to the test.
Shy holiday Britons 'point at menus' to avoid foreign words
About 80% of more than 1,700 people questioned felt it was important to learn some phrases.
How Canada became an education superpower
Canada has joined the top ranks of the world's best education system - and its secret weapon has been fairness.
Top teacher fights for indigenous people
The winner of the Global Teacher Prize is campaigning for disadvantaged youngsters in the Canadian Arctic.
School funding not always linked to results
The OECD's head of education says effective school funding is about much more than supplying enough cash.
Gran designs: Canada's innovations in global aid
Canada's Grand Challenges projects are using research and ingenuity to tackle global problems.
Grenfell Tower
Some Kensington Aldridge Academy pupils had to take AS-levels while the tower was still on fire.
A-level agony?
Results not quite what you were expecting? Two experts are on hand with some advice.
After A-levels
Your stories about taking a route other than university after getting your A-level results.
Exam changes
Thousands of teenagers are getting their A- and AS-level results, but what are the changes this year?
Making waves
The largest offshore yacht race is this week, with a team from an inner-city school among the entrants.
Preparing for puberty
How are the families we've been following for two years facing the future?
Nursery shuts its doors
Fidgety Fingers is one of many nurseries which say they cannot make government funding rates stretch.
Childhood consequences
The ability to experience regret plays a "crucial role" in children's development, a study suggests.
School's out!
Parents ponder whether to relax and pack away the school books - or get ahead for next term.
Call me Passchendaele
How "battle name babies" and their descendants were called after battles such as "Passchendaele".