A levels

‘Scrapping exams at 16 would create a better education system,’ The Times editorial says today.

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T-levels, the Level Three technical equivalent to A levels, are presented as the ‘technical gold standard’ by the government....

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It might be hoped that a new education secretary would heed warnings by the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) about the...

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The new education secretary Gavin Williamson is, he says, the first one ‘to personally take charge of further education and...

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Thousands of young people received results today but there’s been little media interest.

Tomorrow will...

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Calls for the government to back down on the EBacc are likely to increase following a decision by the Russell Group universities...

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What should schools concentrate on? Building confidence? Encouraging ‘grit’ and resilience? Developing ‘character’? Focusing on...

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GCSEs and A levels should be replaced with graduation at 18, Robert Halfon, chair of the Education Select Committee, is expected...

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The national papers last week were full of praise for Harris Westminster Sixth Form, described by The Time s as the ‘school for...

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‘…we’ve long been technical education snobs in this country,’ said Education secretary Damian Hinds in a speech at Battersea Power...

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Five challenges face English schools, Robert Halfon, Conservative chair of the Education Select Committee, said yesterday.

He was speaking...

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Theresa May’s speech on university tuition fee reform omitted one salient fact : it was the Coalition government which raised fees to up to £9k...

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Ministers have insisted GCSE reforms were essential to bring England in line with countries which perform highly in the three-yearly international...

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Education Secretary Justine Greening wants a skills revolution . But schools minister Nick Gibb loathes skills . He won’t even let civil servants...

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Bourne Grammar School, Lincolnshire, has reinstated Y12 pupils who were previously ‘advised’ it wouldn’t be in ‘their best interests’ to carry on...

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St Olave’s and St Saviour’s Grammar School, a Voluntary Aided selective school in Orpington, has refused to allow about 16 of its Y12 pupils to...

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‘Call to ban students with poor English and maths from universities’, says TES commenting on the OECD report ‘Building Skills...

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