The "Edinburgh Seven" enrolled at university in 1869 but were prevented from graduating and qualifying as doctors after pressure and discrimination from their male peers.
The Canadian province recently adopted a law barring teachers and other civil servants from wearing religious symbols.
An Emirati businessman wants to tow an iceberg from Antarctica to the Arabian Gulf.
Investing in inventors is how some countries in the Middle East and North Africa are looking to enrich and enhance their societies.
Hundreds of kindergartens and primary schools throughout France will remain closed until the end of the week as temperatures top 40C in many cities.
Britain’s most influential people are five times more likely to have been to a fee-paying school, according to research.
The prosthetic arm is the result of a project between Wawro's classmates and the E-Nable foundation, a community of volunteers who use their 3D printers to create free arms and hands for those in need.
Irish education minister visits Dubai where many teachers have gone to earn a better living.
While their parents grew up without smartphones, two-thirds of kids in Germany have them by the age of 11.
French police say they stepped in to rescue a student who missed a bus and then crashed a car in trying to get to an exam.
Brexit, which is now scheduled for October 31, could lead EU citizens studying in the UK to pay international fees and lose their access to financial support.
What is life like for Palestinian children living in the Israeli-controlled part of Hebron? What's the impact of the conflict on them and what's the role of the EU in reducing their trauma?
Celebrities in Spain would be well advised to brush up on their spelling and grammar — lest they find themselves hunted down by a class of teenage spell-checkers who are publicly calling out written mistakes found on social media.
The UAE has the highest concentration of university branch campuses in the world and most are in Dubai. With a 2 billion euro revenue from annual tuition fees, the education sector in the city is big business.
Khamis Ali sets up his open-air classroom in the street outside his house.
The UK’s track record for the discussion of LGBT+ topics in the classroom remains poor. But all that could change is parents get behind the changes being introduced by the government.
Increasingly autocratic States are pushing nativist narratives through national curricula, where schools face more centralized political controls and where the academic freedom of teachers is under attack. Are the Abidjan Principles robust enough to support the fight back against these tendencies?
A school for flight attendants is proving a hit.
Karen Uhlenbeck of the University of Texas at Austin became the first woman to be awarded what many consider to be the “Nobel” of math, which is handed out annually by the King of Norway to one or more outstanding mathematicians.
US college scam
An Instagram account providing sex education with illustrations of body parts was taken down following complaints, then reinstated after receiving criticism for its action.
Living with a disability is challenging, and no more so than for 14-year-old Rijad Mehmeti. Living with cerebal palsy in Kosovo, he dreamed of a magic school where he could enjoy his education. Now, he dreams of equality for all children to enjoy their education, regardless of disability.
More than two decades since a devastating earthquake, Focus travels to the Japanese city of Kobe to see how the city has rebuilt itself and find out how it turned the disaster into an opportunity.
It just got the coveted BREEAM certification.
Aid Zone travels to the Mbera refugee camp in Mauritania to see what is being done to educate the refugee minors from Mali in order to protect them from early forced marriage and child labour.
"Schools are not barracks," said one MP critical of the move.