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Cost of Tories' free breakfasts 'could treble'
A Tory promise to offer free breakfasts to primary school pupils could go beyond the party's 60m costing.

Birmingham University to open campus in the Gulf
There are now more than 240 international campuses as universities take their brands to a global market.

Schools to decide on going ahead with exams after attack
Exam boards say schools affected by the Manchester attack can decide whether to hold GCSE and A-level exams.

IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills'
The two-year study involved 650 pupils in 10 primary and nursery schools.

Nigerian wins award for tutor ap
The app links qualified tutors to students in their area and within their budget.

German schools get tough Prince Harry English exam changed
Germany changes a "difficult" school English exam, said to include Prince Harry "mumbling".

Labour tuition fees promise: Students this year 'would not pay'
Labour says students starting university in England this autumn would not pay fees.

Brexit barriers 'would harm science', say universities
Make science and research a priority in Brexit talks, says Russell Group.

Jamie Oliver: Axing free school meals a disgrace
Theresa May's plan to axe free school meals is a disgrace, says TV chef Jamie Oliver.

Tackle candidates on school cuts, heads ask parents
Parents are receiving letters from school asking them to tackle prospective politicians over funding cuts.

Girlguiding overhauls badges to help girls 'thrive'
Classic badges likely to be replaced by new ones, including Upcycling and Vlogging.

Tories pledge school cash from cutting free infant meals
Conservatives promise an extra 1bn per year for schools from scrapping free meals for all infants.

Lib Dems pledge 5.8bn for England's school budgets
They would also reintroduce maintenance grants, but stop short of scrapping tuition fees in England.

Manchester attack: Mum addresses head-on her children's worries about terror
A mother of three answers her children's questions about the tragic events in Manchester.

Mum: Why I'm teaching my kids about voting
A mum explains she thinks mothers should teach their children to vote.

The interview Prince William couldn't forget
Prince William reunites with the child interviewer who forgot his name - does he still remember her slip-up?

Grime artist Stormzy donates 9,000 to a student's crowdfunding page
Stormzy has donated 9,000 to a student's crowdfunding campaign

The Turkish teachers who are on hunger strike
Nuriye Gulmen and Semih Ozakca have been on hunger strike for the last two months to protest against their dismissal by the government.

Exercise programme 'can reduce concussion' in youth rugby
Strength, balance and movement exercises help teenagers avoid injury, a study says.

London private school may let boys wear skirts
Highgate School is considering introducing gender neutral "mix-and-match" uniforms.

Apple's Italian job for finding top talent
Apple is expanding its European academy to find the next generation of coding and app creators.

'Mesearch' - when study really is all about me
Can academics really base studies on their own experience? Or is this intellectual narcissism?

Talking terrorism
What is the best approach for parents when the news is frightening?

Wiping student debt?
The Green Party has pledged to write off all existing debt as well as scrapping tuition fees.

Hip help
How one man used hip-hop to help his son study for his physics exam.

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