Better off parents are resorting to “ethically dubious” and “possibly illegal” practices to get their children into a good school, according to research published today.
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Wednesday 11 December 2013
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Wednesday 11 December 2013
Conclusion that teachers are less important than biology sparks outrage, as researchers call for national curriculum to be abandoned in favour of personalised lesson plans
Sunday 17 November 2013
Controversial academic who advised officials this summer talks to the 'IoS' about his ideas
Wednesday 02 October 2013
Charities say members of the TA are twice as likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder than soldiers in the regular forces
Monday 08 July 2013
Ratio likely to be even less than that for England's opening team in Ashes series on Wednesday
Thursday 04 July 2013
New breakthrough used non-embryonic stem cells and promises
Friday 07 June 2013
New test on pregnant mothers returns fewer 'false positive' results
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Air passengers should avoid making important decisions whilst cruising at altitude, according to Britain’s first professor of aerospace medicine.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Lifelong exercise can lead to improved brain function in later life, a study has shown.
Friday 22 February 2013
The email specifies that potential participants must be: 'Fit and well, have no past medical history and not be users of recreational drugs'
Thursday 15 November 2012
King’s College London today unveiled Europe’s biggest ever law scholarship programme, offering up to 80 awards worth over £2m. The scheme will include up to five £90,000 scholarships over three years for Law PHD students, a record individual amount ever offered for legal research.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Last year almost 49,000 patients were detained against their will under the Mental Health Act 2007, the highest level since the act was introduced five years ago. Black and Afro-Caribbean men are disproportionately represented among those who were detained.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Medications used to treat hypertension, diabetes and skin conditions could also treat dementia, according to new research.
Monday 20 August 2012
The number of pensioners with cancer will treble by 2040, researchers suggest.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Three-quarters of nurses do not think there are enough staff to "get the job done", a survey suggests. And nine out of 10 say that at least one "necessary activity" is not carried out on their shift due to lack of time.
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