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Friday 26 October 2012
Outlook: The double-dip is over, so the number-crunchers tell us. Over in Dagenham – a part of the world perhaps not regularly frequented by David Cameron unless there's a photo-op involved – there weren't too many champagne corks popping yesterday. The good folks of Dagenham have the sense to prefer Babycham anyway.
Thursday 25 October 2012
Going into her AS-Levels, our writer deplores how students are forced to narrow down
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Cambridge University yesterday denied a Daily Telegraph story that it would be involved in the setting of maths A-level exams in future as part of the Government’s education reforms.
Friday 19 October 2012
The number of students obtaining five top grade GCSE passes including maths and English has fallen for the first time in a decade.
Thursday 18 October 2012
A new “gold club” of schools should be established to stretch the brightest pupils and ensure they aim high for A* or A grade passes at GCSE, a blueprint for education published by London Mayor Boris Johnson declared today.
Thursday 18 October 2012
Fewer teenagers scored at least five Cs at GCSE this year - the first time the numbers have dropped in almost a decade.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
He needed to show Presidential bicep after a weak showing in the first debate - and pundits agree that Obama did come out fighting last night. But did he do enough to clinch it?
Monday 15 October 2012
WASHINGTON — It might seem to be a less-than-realistic plan: Put nearly 200 preteens in one large classroom space and expect each of them, with the help of laptops and a few teachers, to learn math at his or her own pace.
Saturday 13 October 2012
Danny Truell is one of the most gifted investment managers in the country and has made literally billions for the Wellcome Trust since he took over the running of its funds a few years back, enabling it to maintain its position as one of the largest charitable funders of medical research in Europe.
Saturday 06 October 2012
New figures show a dramatic rise in the take-up of traditional academic subjects such as history, geography, languages and science at GCSE level.
Friday 05 October 2012
Arrangements were being made last night for the return of teacher Jeremy Forrest to Britain to face questioning for alleged child abduction after a French court agreed his extradition.
Thursday 04 October 2012
Runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest will return to the UK after a French court agreed to his extradition today.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
The head of the exams regulator Ofqual today added her voice to the growing concern over the timetable for implementing Education Secretary Michael Gove’s GCSE reforms.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Lawyers for runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest said the "full story" of his disappearance with a teenage pupil will emerge after he agreed to his extradition back to the UK.
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