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Maths to go

Maths to go
20 March 2009

Australian trading arm of McDonalds announced plans to teach pupils their sums.


Warning that new GCSEs will result in higher grades

Warning that new GCSEs will result in higher grades
20 March 2009

Head of examination board says retakes will bump up marks


So what changed then?

So what changed then?
18 March 2009

The benefits of single-sex schools


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