Education secretary Damian Hinds has ruled out creating new grammar schools but he does want existing selective schools to expand.
The new education chief said that he would that he would enthusiastically back the expansion of England’s existing 163 Grammar schools.
Theresa May pledged to increase the number of
University tuition fees should partly be based on how a degree course could benefit a student's future career, the Education Secretary has said.
Damian Hinds said he wanted to see a system which would consider a course's value for money to decide the level at which fees are set.
Labour's Angela Rayner has said the Tories "aren't leading on this they are being led", as the government announces the third review of student fees in a year.
The shadow education secretary warned that new proposals to charge students different amounts for different courses would lead to "more chaos
High interest rates charged on student loans should be adjusted, MPs have urged.
Treasury Committee chairwoman Nicky Morgan said: “The use of high interest rates on student loans is questionable.
"The Government has justified it on progressive grounds but high-flying graduates may pay less than graduates on more modest earnings.”
A student who survived the Florida shooting that left 17 people dead has called out Donald Trump - demanding he kick start legal change to prevent future school shootings.
Emma Gonzalez battled back tears as she delivered a fiery speech at the rally today, in which she said that
A huge gun fair with free entry for kids went ahead yesterday – just 47 miles from the school shooting which rocked America days earlier.
Anger erupted as the Florida Gun Show was staged despite last Wednesday’s massacre in which a teenage shooter left 17 students
SKY high fees could finally be cut for students in 2019 after a Government review of university funding is unveiled next week.
Theresa May will lay out details of a long-awaited review of higher education funding - and whether students are getting value for money.
Options on the table include
On Wednesday it emerged that Little Ant and Dec have decided to quit Saturday Night Takeaway because they've 'outgrown' their roles.
However, it's now been claimed that schoolboys Neil Overend and Hadyn Reid are leaving because at the tender ages of 10 and 11, they're in danger of eclipsing
A heartbroken mother has passionately pleaded for Donald Trump to tackle gun crime after her 14-year-old daughter was killed in the Florida school shooting.
Lori Alhadeff's daughter, Alyssa, was murdered during the massacre that left 17 dead at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland , just before classes
A furious mum has slammed her council after her daughter who has serious brain abnormalities was denied a place at a specialist school .
Marie Gordan, says her four-year-old daughter, Tianne, has severe learning disabilities, arrested brain development, flat head syndrome as well as other debilitating conditions.
A British teenager hid a cupboard for two hours while his friends were shot dead during the Florida high school shooting.
Lewis Mizen, 17, was forced to hide in fear as suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 people.
Lewis, a former
A little girl who was born with her heart outside her chest was rushed to hospital after she was hit directly in her very vulnerable vital organ while at school.
Virsaviya "Bathsheba" Borun-Goncharova, aged 8, suffers from thoraco-abdominal syndrome or Pantalogy of Cantrell, a condition so
Students captured the full horror of the Florida school shooting in harrowing footage of blood-soaked classrooms and screaming teens cowering from the High School gunman who shot 17 dead.
In one clip students are seen desperately trying to crouch down out of sight of the shooter as
A shamed teacher struck off for having sex with her pupil has reinvented herself as an "enthusiastic" businesswoman.
Eppie Sprung – who was caught half-naked with the 17-year-old boy – boasts of helping charities and private firms bag funding and boost their profiles through her Here for Growth
Prince Harry wasn't taking aim at Theresa May's government when he criticised a "lack of strong leadership" in the country, Kensington Palace has insisted.
Harry highlighted the issue when he visited a youth centre in a London borough with a notorious reputation for gang trouble, that is providing a
A former Bronx phys-ed teacher claims he was smeared by students and later canned by administrators because he’s white, according to Manhattan court papers.
Andrew Alderman, of East Meadow, LI, was fired from PS 306 last August for alleged verbal abuse — including calling one student a “bitch” and
Pride of Britain winner Tilly Griffiths, who overcame a cruel muscle-wasting disease to raise £5million for charity, has won a place at one of the world’s top universities.
The 18-year-old is to study at Stanford after a gaining a string of GCSE A*s.
Tilly, born with spinal muscular atrophy which
A Bullingdon Club member accused of drunkenly groping women is also part of the secretive Piers Gaveston Society.
Tory Antonio Gottardello, 20, is one of a dozen members of the club, which is notorious over claims David Cameron performed an obscene act with a pig’s head as an initiation
Parents shared the desperate messages sent by their children while trapped in a Florida High School shooting.
Terrified teens ran past dead bodies and screamed in horror as they fled Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland where a 'crazed' gunman killed 17 people yesterday.
Students and staff barricaded themselves
A BBC presenter read out the shockingly long list of US school shootings so far this year, one at a time.
It took Radio 4's Eddie Mair almost two minutes to read even the basic details of the 18 gun incidents to have taken place in American schools in
The suspected gunman has appeared in court for the first time since the atrocity in Florida and will be remanded in custody.
Nikolas Cruz, was charged on Thursday with 17 counts of premeditated murder, with the victims including an assistant football coach who gave his life to protect students.
A girl's head was split in two and two of her friends were injured when the blades of a lawnmower flew off at high speed.
Teenager Nur Afini Roslan was playing on her school's field when the horrific accident happened.
The 14-year-old was killed instantly when the flying
Police have revealed there have been several copy cat threats at schools in Florida following the shooting at a Parkland high school.
Terrified teens ran past dead bodies and screamed in horror as they fled a Florida high school where a 'crazed' gunman killed 17 people in the
A porn star who paid her way through university through starring in X-rated films has now won a place at a top law school, according to reports.
Belle Knox, whose birth name is Miriam Weeks, is now believed to be studying at New York Law School in Tribeca.
A gunman opened fire at a Florida high school on Valentine's Day, killing 17 people and sending hundreds of students fleeing into the streets.
Nikolas Cruz, 19, was later taken into custody by law enforcement.
The bloodshed was the latest outbreak of gun violence that has become a regular occurrence
A police probe is underway amid allegations that 17 students at a American high school became ill after eating pot brownies.
The illegal ovenbaked treats were consumed at the Global Communications Academy in Hartford, Connecticut, today, Fox 61 reports.
Thankfully no one was taken to hospital as a
The gunman who left at least 17 dead in the Florida mass school shooting was a "troubled" former student obsessed with guns.
Police arrested 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz at the scene without incident.
Wearing a gas mask, he threw a number of smoke grenades into the corridors on the third floor
A schoolboy brought the world live updates as America suffered yet another mass school shooting on Valentine's Day .
Police say there are "multiple fatalities" and dozens injured after a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
The carnage began just before pupils
Pupils cower under desks amid deafening gunfire during a mass school shooting which left at least 16 dead in Florida.
The horrifying video was widely shared on social media the aftermath of the tragedy at Parkland High School on Wednesday.
Bullets began ringing out just a children were getting ready
The two Tory students who disgraced an exclusive Oxford University society – amid allegations they groped women at a boozy bash – are members of the Bullingdon Club .
Privileged Alasdair Macpherson and Antonio Gottardello competed to down 43 glasses of port each at the “Port &