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
Linking the words "genetics" and "education" can bring the hardiest of educationists out in a rash.
Nature trumps nurture in exam success: GCSE results 'mainly determined by genes,' says landmark study of twins
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.
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PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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