Poor families across the UK are struggling to meet the costs associated with state schools.
The additional costs associated with education can cost parents up to £800 per year, per child.
Only 11 out of 26 African countries have more than a 50 per cent enrolment rate in secondary schools.
Figures for 2012 reveal that primary school enrolment figures are much higher.
Across the world, 781 million adults are illiterate and 121 million children are not in school, says UNESCO.Read more
Higher education institutions in Europe are too traditional to adopt new technologies, says a new report.Read more
Students from universities in Spain have taken part in a protest against education spending cuts.Read more
Provision of free nursery places in England has not resulted in lasting benefits, say two new studies.Read more
A move to an open-access textbook programme could mean big savings for students in Florida, USA.Read more
New guidance for head teachers in England about allowing pupils time off has been produced.Read more
The rising number of students admitted to universities in England is lowering standards, says a survey.Read more
The number of applicants for medical, veterinary or dentistry degrees in Scotland has fallen.Read more
A project to teach German to pupils in 1,000 Indian schools has come to an end.Read more
The number of requests across the UK for exams to be remarked has rocketed this year, says Ofqual.Read more
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