Professor Robert Coe, from Durham University: “This seems to underline the view that improvements in GCSEs and some other examinations have had more to do with grade inflation than real sustained improvements over time.”
University Of Buckingham
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Wolves have announced they are to proceed with the first step in the redevelopment of Molineux at the end of the current season with the £16million pound construction of a new two-tier stand.
Sunday 30 January 2011
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Commons Speaker John Bercow has risked further angering Tory MPs by revealing that he is a supporter of the hunting ban.
Thursday 13 January 2011
Jennifer Holmes, 63, is doing a D Phil in biography at the University of Buckingham, an independent higher education institution that operates outside the state system. Four decades ago, she read English at St Anne's College, Oxford.
Sunday 09 January 2011
Last Sunday's "People's guide to common sense" reveals our legislators' ineptitude. One change would put the economy on a sound footing and avoid another credit crunch: abolishing International Financial Reporting.
Friday 07 January 2011
The GCSE exam should be abolished and replaced with a series of "graduation" tests at 14, Estelle Morris, a former education secretary, has said.
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The pilot of the plane which crashed and injured Nigel Farage during a polling day stunt has been charged with threatening to kill the Ukip leader.
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An air crash which left UKIP leader Nigel Farage severely injured on general election day was caused by a campaign banner, an accident report said today.
Friday 22 October 2010
The number of pupils gaining straight As in their A-levels has fallen for the first time on record, it emerged yesterday, following the introduction of more challenging questions this year.
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