The UK's education systems have proved one of the most contentious areas of debate for politicians. Once the preserve of Westminster, responsibility for decisions about education, from nursery to university and beyond, has largely been passed to the devolved institutions in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, leaving MPs to administer policy in England.
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The BBC news website has an
the official data on the performance of primary and secondary schools in England.
BBC News runs
in which pupils are encouraged to try their hand at journalism.
Schools Question Time
gives young people a chance to make their own version of the BBC programme.
offers an array of material for students, teachers, parents and adults.
BBC Scotland has a separate education section called
So too do
BBC Northern Ireland.
website is there to help you to revise for exams.
was the BBC's network of creative teenagers. It is no longer updated.