Children now spend less time outdoors and their knowledge of nature is suffering, says author Robert Macfarlane.
Image caption Cambridge is ranked one of the top universities globally The dominance by the top two social classes of Oxford and Cambridge University admissions has been revealed by newly released data. Four-fifths of students accepted at Oxbridge between 2010 and 2015 had parents with top professional and managerial jobs, and the numbers have been […]
Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Central European University (CEU) was founded by Mr Soros as a bastion of liberal thought Students and staff at the Central European University in the Hungarian capital Budapest are protesting against government plans to close it down. The university says new legislation proposed by the right-wing Fidesz government on […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The lack of skilled teachers is the biggest problem, the report found More than half of England’s secondary schools, 54%, did not offer GCSE computer science in 2015-16, a report from the Royal Society has found. It urged the government to increase spending on computer education tenfold over the […]