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SATs attacked

SATs attacked
10 March 2009

SATs exams for 11 year olds should be scrapped because they reduce maths lessons to memorisation of facts


Top universities face cuts in research funding

Top universities face cuts in research funding
5 March 2009

Cuts this year after losing out in the allocation of research funding


IGCSE gains

IGCSE gains
4 March 2009

Manchester Grammar School to abandon GCSEs


Selection is back with a vengeance

Selection is back with a vengeance
3 March 2009

Some schools are still breaking the rules to decide which children get a place.


Ed Balls orders review of school admission lotteries

Ed Balls orders review of school admission lotteries
2 March 2009

The use of lotteries to allocate school places is to be reviewed by the Government


So we think we are the only ones with problems

So we think we are the only ones with problems
28 February 2009

The President, Nalini Joshi, of the Australian Mathematical Society, has written an article in The Australian


Professor Adrian Smith criticises diploma plans

Professor Adrian Smith criticises diploma plans
28 February 2009

Professor Adrian Smith joined the Government last year with an impeccable CV and a reputation as a loyal Government servant


UK schools have 20,000 unqualified teachers

UK schools have 20,000 unqualified teachers
28 February 2009

According to a report in The Independent


Gordon Brown announces new targets to double numbers taking three GCSE science subjects

Gordon Brown announces new targets to double numbers taking three GCSE science subjects
28 February 2009

Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced ambitious targets to increase the number of pupils studying sciences and maths


Turn any surface into a touchscreen display

Turn any surface into a touchscreen display
28 February 2009

It sounds as if it might be very useful in the classroom.