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Students should expect 'big variations' in GCSE grades, says exam watchdog

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 20:40
Return to end-of-course exams and changes to key subjects could see results vary across country, says Ofqual Continue reading...






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The end for Ulu

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 18:54
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Warm salads and how to make them

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 12:30
Part two of our salad special delves into what makes a great cooked salad the results will push some boundaries for the better Continue reading...






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Applying to uni: a guide for students with disabilities

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 10:17
All universities are set up for students with disabilities, but try to visit the one you choose to see for yourself Continue reading...






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Why advertise research jobs if you've already picked your winner?

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 07:30
There's no point in advertising a research job if a good internal candidate has already been lined up, says our anonymous academic Continue reading...






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Ofsted's new chair, Dumbledore voted top teacher and GCSEs don't matter

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 07:00

Education roundup: David Hoare appointed as new Ofsted chairman and the head of a top girls school says exam results dont always matter

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Ofsted chair David Hoare: pro-academies but not a Tory donor

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 19:46
Academy links will be seen by some as surefire bias, yet businessman may be early fruit of softer approach to education Continue reading...






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Bard example

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 19:28
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Ofsted chair David Hoare: from oil to academies

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 13:33
Stanford Business School graduate with 40-year business career who has served as academies ambassador for government Continue reading...






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My languages guilt: am I making the most of my degree?

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 12:00
The government complains about a modern languages skills gap, but graduates often find they have to retrain to get a job Continue reading...






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New Ofsted chief named as David Hoare, trustee of academy chain AET

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 10:56
Appointment follows rows within government over role and is first senior appointment by new education secretary Continue reading...






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Q&A: How parents can help students get the most out of Clearing

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 10:19
University Clearing begins when A-level results come out in two weeks. Start planning your strategy by joining our experts in a live chat on Thursday 7 August

How to be the perfect parent on results day by a psychology professor Continue reading...






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How to be the perfect parent on A-level results day

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 10:19
Be ready to support students but remember that they are in the driving seat if they have to go through Clearing

Get expert advice live online on Thursday 7 August Continue reading...






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Powerless as my daughter's student loan is caught in the middle of a dispute

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 07:00
Santander and the Student Loans Company are arguing about where the money ii, as my daughter threatens to quit uni Continue reading...






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University Clearing: what we learned from the process last year

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 15:01
It can be a stressful time for both universities and students. Those at the forefront of the admissions process offer some guidance and tips Continue reading...






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A departing pupil's advice for future teachers: put passion before practicality

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 09:53
Share your enthusiasm with pupils and welcome probing questions from 'nerds', a former pupil suggests

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Five ways colleges can use digital technology to improve communication

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 09:00
Ideas on how colleges can use online tools to boost student learning, drive recruitment and support staff development Continue reading...






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Australia's top eight universities push for higher fees, fewer students

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 08:27

Group of Eight vice chancellor describes deregulation as holy grail for universities

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Student loans debt: should universities share some of the risk? poll

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 12:09
David Willetts says universities could benefit from buying up their students' debts. Is this a good move for the sector? Have your say below Continue reading...






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Education should be about progress, not prostituted as a means to earn more

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 11:23
Universities being allowed to buy graduates student loans is another blow to societys collective forward motion Continue reading...






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