Secret Teacher on pack mentality: fail and colleagues will leave you behind

The Guardian Unlimited - Sat, 23/08/2014 - 07:00
Theres an attitude among teachers that failure is contagious. Gone are the days when we would see someone struggling and help
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A-level results 2014: Independent schools results table

Telegraph - Sat, 23/08/2014 - 06:00
The Telegraph's searchable independent school A-level results table shows the percentage of students obtaining A*/A or equivalent qualifications






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Private school A-levels: Cardiff college tops league table

Telegraph - Sat, 23/08/2014 - 06:00
The head of a private sixth-form college has defended the institution against claims it is a "cramming" school after it tops a Telegraph A-level league table for the second time






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Private school A-levels: more pupils gaining straight-A*s

Telegraph - Sat, 23/08/2014 - 06:00
A sixth-form college in Cardiff is named as the top-performing independent school in the country for A-levels as figures show a sharp hike in the number of privately-educated teenagers gaining straight A* grades






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A-level results 2014: Independent schools see drop in A grades despite one in five entries obtaining the top mark

The Independent - Sat, 23/08/2014 - 00:00

Nearly one in five A-level entries from private school were awarded an A* grade, according to figures released by independent schools.


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GCSEs are obsolete and have been for years. Lets scrap them

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 20:30
Governments can tinker all they like, but exams at 16 have no function in todays society its time to do the decent thing Continue reading...
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More than 300 rapes reported in schools in past three years

The Independent - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 19:38

Sexual abuse in British classrooms is increasing fast, according to official figures that reveal a 40 per cent increase in reports of rape in schools in the past three years.








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Church linked to witchcraft row applies to open UK school

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 18:39
Campaigners condemn Nigerian pastor who was filmed slapping girl after accusing her of being a witch and warn of organisation that links poor discipline to witchcraft Continue reading...






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Teaching union looks into unexpected GCSE swings in disadvantaged areas

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 18:35
Association of School and College Leaders warns poorer neighbourhoods may have been most affected by grade volatility Continue reading...






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Thinking about a career in teaching? Here are 5 ways to get started

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 17:58
There are lots of routes into teaching, writes Rebecca Ratcliffe, so be sure you choose the one that works best for you Continue reading...






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Thinking about a career in teaching? Here are 5 ways to get started

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 17:58
There are lots of routes into teaching, writes Rebecca Ratcliffe, so be sure you choose the one that works best for you

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Follow our back to school series to prepare for a new term #teachersback

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 17:18

With the autumn term around the corner, follow us as we bring you top tips and advice on getting ready for a new teaching year

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More students charged maximum £9,000 tuition fees

Telegraph - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 16:13
A study by The Complete University Guide finds that more universities are charging full £9,000 undergraduate fees this year, with the most expensive course in the country - an MBA - costing almost £43,000






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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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