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article 29 January 2015 UK
News
League tables show poor performance - but does it matter?

Changes made to exams mean schools are tripped up as they try to achieve a decent league table position, headteachers warn, as the number of secondaries considered under-performing doubles in a year.

post 29 December 2014
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article 19 December 2014 UK
News
University students top 500,000 for first time

The number of students going to university reaches record levels, although there are still big gaps between men and women alongside regional disparity.

video 25 November 2014 UK

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Private schools 'should be forced to share' - video

Labour's Tristram Hunt says private schools should not get tax breaks unless they do more to help state schools out.

article 20 November 2014 UK
John Cass school grab
Fatima Manji by Muslim faith schools 'may be vulnerable to radicalisation'

Exclusive: pupils at six independent Muslim faith schools in east London may be vulnerable to extremist influences and radicalisation, an Ofsted inspection finds.

article 11 November 2014 UK
Education
How to get a better salary? (Hint: being male helps)

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has given some career advice to students, and particularly girls - study maths and science. But perhaps her advice should be: "Be born a man."

article 31 October 2014 UK
News
Praise 'will not boost' pupil performance. So what will?

Lavishing praise on pupils is unlikely to help them improve in the classroom, new research says. Here are three things that are likely to help - and three that probably will not.

video 24 October 2014 UK

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Should the ban on term-time holiday be scrapped? - video

Is it skiving or a legitimate excuse to bunk off school? Council leaders have called for a ban on term-time holidays to be overturned.

video 15 October 2014 UK

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Can 'British values' stop the spread of extremism?

The education secretary, Nicky Morgan, says schools should not shy away from promoting British values to stop the spread of extremism, in the wake of a damning report on the Trojan Horse scandal.