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Fears over poor marking as appeals for A-level and GCSE exams hit new high

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 19:44
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Jan Newton obituary

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 17:32
Educationist who helped ensure that citizenship became part of the national curriculum Continue reading...






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If I could choose one government policy? Id abolish tuition fees

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 17:15
Free education is not a crazy dream; some countries already have it. We should too, or we face a future where the study of literature or art becomes a luxury available to the rich alone Continue reading...






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If you think film only works for teaching the arts think again

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 17:00

Using film in the classroom isnt a perk reserved for English and drama. Teacher Elizabeth Evans explores how science, geography and maths students can benefit

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London Language Festival - the highlights

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 12:30

Last weekend language enthusiasts descended on Olympia conference centre in London to celebrate linguistic diversity. Here are some of the highlights

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Are British students getting fitter or fatter?

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 10:01

One recent report claims todays students are super healthy, another that they are piling on the pounds. Which is correct?

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Alan Tuckett: the man who invented the adult learner

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 07:29

He spent decades arguing that education doesnt end when you leave school, but is his legacy now under threat?

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Freedom of the press? Not for student newspapers

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 07:19

Universities and, shockingly, students unions are seeking to stop unfavourable stories about their institutions

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Why the need for a gender divide in school uniforms? Or loos?

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 07:10

Schools should examine their unconscious inequalities often in mundane things and correct them, even if it sparks complaints

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Spot the difference: why do more men teach in independent schools?

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 07:00

While women dominate both sectors, significantly more men enter and stay in private education. Lucy Ward explores what the statistics mean for teachers career options

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Should unis use contextual data when considering student applications?

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 07:00
Could noting an applicants social background help institutions find unfulfilled potential, or is positive discrimination an insult to working class high-achievers? Four academics debate Continue reading...






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Why do academics dress so badly? (Answer: they are too happy)

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 07:00

Paisley body warmers? Cornish pasty shoes? Amusing cufflinks? Fortunately, Marx can explain our crimes of fashion

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Trojan blunder

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 18:00
The Trojan horse affair is still rumbling on Continue reading...






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How to teach Halloween crafts

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 17:00
Ever used pumpkin carving designs to teach reflective symmetry? Use art to trick your students into an educational treat Continue reading...






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What has QAA ever done for UK universities? A lot, actually

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 14:13
The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) has empowered students and academics. Tampering with it could jeopardise our autonomy
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David Cameron vows to create 3m apprenticeships

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 00:24
Cut to welfare cap and removal of housing benefit from 18- to 21-year-olds on jobseekers allowance will pay for new scheme Continue reading...






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Standardised testing suppresses intellectual leadership and lets some students coast

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 08:00

Teacher Carl Rosin discusses his alternative assessment model and why he wishes his school wasnt top of state rankings in Pennsylvania

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Tory policies on higher education are hugely progressive

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 00:01
Higher education is better funded than it has ever been and repaying student loans is affordable and costs less than the commercial rate Continue reading...






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