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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.


Cambridge University in attack on school standards

Cambridge University in attack on school standards
27 February 2009

Working class students are missing out on places at Cambridge


Is Britain getting worse at Maths?

Is Britain getting worse at Maths?
27 February 2009

A renewed scrutiny of mathematics in education


Carol Vorderman, the former co-host of Channel 4 gameshow Countdown, is to head a maths task force for David Cameron, the Conservatives have said.

Carol Vorderman, the former co-host of Channel 4 gameshow Countdown, is to head a maths task force for David Cameron, the Conservatives have said.
26 February 2009

A package of proposals aimed at improving numeracy is to be unveiled by the Conservative leader later.