The latest stories from the Education & Family section of the BBC News web site.
Teachers angry at online insults
Online social media is being misused to insult, intimidate and smear staff in schools, says a teachers' union. Read more… 40 minutes ago
Boycott call for early years tests
The NUT conference will hear calls for a boycott of assessment checks for four year olds. Read more… 55 minutes ago
Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners. Read more… 9 hours ago