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Church linked to witchcraft row applies to open UK school

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

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

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

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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Barbecue dos and donts

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?

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

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

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

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

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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GCSE success: the young, the gifted and the terrifyingly brainy

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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Want to leave teaching? Here are a few questions to ask yourself first

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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GCSE results 2014: live coverage

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 16:58

Thousands of young people will today collect their GCSE results, from schools across the country. Experts have said that grades could go up but have warned that children in the most challenged schools could be the worst hit by a ban on mid-course exams

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GCSEs at school of last resort: no grins, just pride and KFC for star pupil

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 15:19
At Roman Fields pupil referral unit, where all students have been excluded at least once, teachers celebrate 'phenomenal' achievements Continue reading...






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GCSE results 2014: key figures in Vines

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 14:55

Want to see the GCSE 2014 results summarised in seconds? Take a look at the key figures from the release in our Guardian Data Vines

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GCSE results: more A*-C grades awarded but English pass rate falls

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 14:31
Ministers welcome increase in pass rate and say rise in number of pupils getting A*-C grades shows changes are working Continue reading...






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GCSE results 2014 database

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 12:29

Were collecting 2014s GCSE results from schools and colleges across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Our figure for percentage of candidates achieving at least five A* to C grades includes English and Maths.

Type a search term in the filter box or click column headings to sort the table. Mobile users will see a condensed view but can expand this by tapping on a schools name.

If youre a teacher or other member of staff, you can add your institutions results to the database by answering a few quick questions. All results are verified before publication.

Please email education.results@theguardian.com if you want to get in touch with our team

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GCSE results 2014: the full breakdown

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 11:43

The proportion of students getting an A*-C grade in their GCSE results rose for the first time in three years. Take a look at the other key numbers in the 2014 GCSE results and download the results in full

DATA: download the full spreadsheet

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GCSE results day is full of highs and lows for us teachers too

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 10:51
There is nothing like the joy of seeing students get the grades they deserve. When they dont, it leaves us railing against the unfair exam system Continue reading...
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