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article 01 September 2014 UK
News
New curriculum: what kids - and parents - can expect

Schoolchildren start a "tough" new curriculum this week, which will see five-year-olds learning computer programming and a foreign language made compulsory for children aged six.

post 21 August 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: when can you leave education?

Most teenagers who got their GCSE results today have been told they must stay in education or training until they are 18. But what if they refuse?

article 21 August 2014 UK
News
Andy Davies by GCSE results: the smiles, the hugs - and the relief

It was a tense morning for GCSE students opening their results at Severn Vale School in Quedgeley, Gloucester. Would more rigorous exams mean lower grades?

article 21 August 2014 UK
News
GCSE results: A* to C grades rise, but English scores fall

The latest exam results show a rise in the number of A* to C grades overall, but grades in English have fallen slightly, as exam chiefs say GCSE reforms have played a part in the changing trends.

article 14 August 2014 UK
A-level results are given out
Email blunder 'made results day worse' for student

An accidental email from Nottingham Trent university tells students "you do not meet the requirements for your original chosen course".

video 14 August 2014 UK

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A-level students: teenage optimism vs hard truths - video

It's A-level results day and before these students could fully enjoy themselves, Channel 4 News thought they'd go and tell them a few hard 'truths'.

article 14 August 2014 UK
Students reading A-level results (Reuters)
Missed your A-level grades? Overshot? What to do next

If you have not quite got the grades you were after, or perhaps have done better than predicted, what should you do next?

article 23 July 2014 UK
Student in library
Universities give fewer places to ethnic minorities - still?

Universities are less likely to offer a place to black and ethnic minority students than comparable white British students, research finds - and it probably has not improved much since 2008.

post 16 July 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog The Goves, Ken Clarke and Jean-Claude Juncker

I understand word has gone out to Mrs Gove to stop hitting the tweet button after a series of messages blurted out on Wednesday. They threatened to undermine the coordinated Gove/Cameron operation to