The UN says money sent home pays for school, but too much is taken in transfer charges.
A study suggests parents adapt their feeding styles in line with a child's natural weight and size.
A population boom and spending squeeze has changed the way we spend money on schools.
Curbing excessive gadget use among children is hard, say parents asked for survey.
Government should press ahead with plans to define such behaviour as domestic abuse, say campaigners.
Olivette Otele is the first black woman to be made a professor of history in the UK and she's on this year's BBC 100 Women list.
Education Authority figures show that 446 schools are projected to be in debt by the end of this year.
Students are promised the option of an accelerated degree course to save a year of tuition fees.
Thousands of children are dropping out of education after being 'off-rolled', unions and teachers say.
A campaign group says more than 100 schools did not take up free awareness sessions.
Cathy and Thomas are married. They're also in a relationship with Nicole. They are in a three-way relationship, often referred to as a ‘throuple’.
Mum Laura McCartney says her son Tom, who has complex medical needs, was "enthralled" to see a story told "in his language".
A primary school sent the Never Gonna Give You Up singer numerous tweets and letters.
BBC presenter Rachael Bland's husband reveals moving words of their son, Freddie, after her death.
Primary pupils in Manchester take on design projects to boost creativity and problem solving skills.
The winner of a big education prize grew up thinking poor families like his could not go to university.
An international study looks at where teachers are held in the highest public esteem.
"Meritocracy is the big promise of our democracies," says the OECD. But are education systems delivering?
The anxieties of Western democracies are more like a mid-life crisis than a revolution, says politics professor.
Harvard University faces a legal challenge over its student selection policy but denies unfairness.
A UK university is to appoint staff jointly with a German university to keep access to EU research.
A Norwegian university explains why mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has a right to be a student, regardless of his crimes.
Oxford tops a global league table, with Iraqi and Jamaican universities making first appearances.
A top chef says his awards are owed to learning skills from indigenous Australian recipes and ingredients.
Phones and telegrams were in their infancy, so letters were key to negotiating an end to The Great War.
Teachers are urged to spot the signs that a child might have epilepsy.
A new educational message designed to keep children safe from abduction is being piloted in the UK.
"When I tell people about my previous life you can see their jaws drop," says 18-year-old Chloe.
There might be twice as many first-class degrees - but how relevant is that to job-hunting students?
BBC Reality Check looks at whether universities have banned books, speakers or changed course content.
How do we know if children are misbehaving or mentally ill?
The black women hoping to inspire the next generation
Teenagers welcome lessons setting out the risks associated with gambling
A BBC News apprentice tells how she overcame barriers to land her dream opportunity.
Two teenagers - in the same year at the same school - killed themselves within weeks of each other.
A father whose two sons died after taking ecstasy praises a university union's different approach.