Open thread: Should teachers' salaries depend on their students' results?

Telegraph - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 14:49
Have your say: Teachers' pay could be affected by their pupils' GCSE and A-level results for the first time - do you support the move?






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How much do our genes dictate our GCSE results?

Telegraph - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 14:35
Your scores in your GCSEs are heavily influenced by your genetic heritage, argues Dr Ben Ambridge






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Barbecue dos and donts

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 12:30

This weekend may be the summers last barbecue. But before firing up the coals, here are some handy tips to ensure the novice chef gets it right first time

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Are law firms doing enough to encourage diversity?

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:40
From 'CV blind' policies to outreach programmes, the legal profession is trying to better reflect society

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GCSE results 2014: state school results

Telegraph - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:05
Schools from around the country have published their 2014 GCSE results with the Telegraph, available here in our interactive searchable results tables






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University research: if you believe in openness, stand up for it

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 09:46

Publishing openly provides greater exposure, boosts prospects and can lead to more citations, says Erin McKiernan

Open access: six myths to put to rest

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Educating Yorkshire's Jonny Mitchell: GCSEs only matter if the kids have what they need to follow their dreams

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 08:08
As pupils plan their futures, this year's changes to performance tables aren't perfect, but a big step in the right direction, says the head of Educating Yorkshire's Thornhill academy Continue reading...






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GCSE results, Ofsted warning for superhead and back-to-school fever

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 08:00

Education round up: The pass rate for GCSE students rose, while teachers in America count the cost of providing classroom supplies

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GCSE results: pain for pupils as ghost of Gove haunts grades

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 07:43
Proportion getting grade C in English falls, but maths passes are up and overall results show modest increase Continue reading...






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Musharaf Asghar: from Educating Yorkshire to Stammer School

Telegraph - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 07:00
'Mushy' Musharaf Asghar returns






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Exams teach you how to bluff - that's real knowledge

Telegraph - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 06:06
Cramming a year's curriculum into your head in a fortnight is a useful ability, says Yomi Adegoke






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Councils bar campaigns from schools

BBC - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 00:14
The official referendum campaigns are being barred from the majority of schools in Scotland ahead of polling day, BBC research finds.
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GCSEs: grades drop three times faster at 'resitting schools'

Telegraph - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 21:00
Ofqual, the exams watchdog, says that schools that traditionally make the most use of GCSE resits have seen their results drop three times as fast as other institutions this summer






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GCSE results 2014: Inquiry as teachers express shock at variations in grades

The Independent - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 19:35

An investigation is set to be launched into extreme variations in schools’ GCSE results which a headteachers’ leader said had left many teenagers as “victims” of the Government’s reforms.








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Spanish to replace French as most popular language in schools

The Independent - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 19:31

Spanish will replace French as the most popular foreign language in schools, the head of the country’s biggest exam board said today.








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GCSE grades rise, but fall in English

BBC - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 19:08
Hundreds of thousands of pupils are receiving their GCSE grades, with an overall rise in results despite changes to the exam system
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GCSE success: the young, the gifted and the terrifyingly brainy

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 19:05
Notable high achievers include 12-year-old who got top marks in chemistry and England lacrosse player with 10 A*s Continue reading...






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Sexual harassment case uni boss goes

BBC - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 18:01
Plymouth University's chairman of governors will "stand aside" while he is investigated about claims of sexual harassment.
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Want to leave teaching? Here are a few questions to ask yourself first

The Guardian Unlimited - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 17:00
If the prospect of teaching for another year fills you with dread then it may be time for a career change. But before you take the plunge, there are some things to consider Continue reading...






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