Some sixth-form colleges are due to lose a third of their funding between 2011 and 2016

Sixth-form centres warn government spending cuts may stop them offering A-levels

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Our GCSE students don't understand lust and desire, say Orthodox schools

Some of the students apparently did not even answer the GCSE English questions in the papers

AQA admits to making error in physics exam - students despair on Twitter

AQA insists 'impossible' question was still very much possible to answer

Private school pupils should work at JD Sports – rather than 'getting daddy to pay for a gap year'

School leavers should look 'closer to home' to stand out from the crowd

Students took to Twitter to say they'd aced a chemistry exam

AQA GCSE Chemistry exam: Students tweet to celebrate 'easy' test

The answer to one question was in the wording of another

The CBI's director general has previously criticised schools for becoming 'exam factories' to jump through hoops

Ofsted must focus on how 'well rounded' pupils are and not just exam results, says CBI chief

John Cridland said the watchdog needs a radical shift in its approach

Research showed that pupils from poor backgrounds fare worse than those from affluent homes - even if they scored the same marks in tests.

Clever pupils from deprived backgrounds less likely to be judged 'above average', study finds

The research also indicated a gender bias in teachers' assessments

Experts will ensure closure of any institution they consider to be offering dubious degrees

Government orders crackdown on fake universities offering bogus degrees

Investigators have identified up to 190 such institutions

A survey of teachers said they had identified
Testing times: The admissions process by faith schools can amount to racism by stealth, say campaigners

Bury Church of England School faces appeal on 'proxy racism' charges

The school, situated in an area with a large proportion of Muslims of Pakistani origin or heritage, prioritises children who worship at Christian churches

Top independent school Cheltenham Ladies' College is considering getting rid of homework

The principal of the college said it is a response the growing issue of mental health amongst young people

Since Monday, pupils at The Old Hall School in Telford have been taking part in a week-long “digital detox”

Keeping it old school: Pupils swap iPads and Xboxes for reading and board games

A Shropshire school is in the middle of a week-long 'digital detox'

Students took to Twitter to express their frustration at the exam questions

Hannah's sweets solution: the GCSE question that stumped Britain's students

The exam question has become an internet phenomenon since students took the Edexcel paper this week

An Edexcel maths exam trended on Twitter after pupils said it was difficult

Edexcel GCSE maths exam goes viral on Twitter after students complain paper was tough

Thousands of GCSE students sat the paper

According to a major new study nearly half a million university students believe they may have chosen the wrong course to study

One in three university students wish they had chosen a different course, says study

Students studying architecture or business and administration courses were the unhappiest with their choice, the study says

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