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An American Teacher in China

Every year during back to school season, I find the time to reflect on students I’ve met in the past and unique classroom experiences I’ve had. I have had the opportunity to visit China twice – once in 2012 and … Continue reading

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Boy, 11, achieves GCSE maths A* grade

An 11-year-old boy has achieved an A* grade in GCSE maths – five years ahead of his peers. Isaac Cumberlidge, from Castle Primary School in Mow Cop, Staffordshire, also scored 100% in a Sats maths paper. The number-crunching prodigy “has … Continue reading

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Student numbers fall as Scottish colleges adjust to shake-up

More work is needed to gauge the demand for college courses, according to a spending watchdog. Audit Scotland said there had been a “steep decline” in the number of part-time students following a shake-up which included mergers and funding changes. … Continue reading

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Concerns over Welsh universities pay 'inequality'

Concerns have been raised about the “inequality” of salaries at Welsh universities after it emerged 210 staff earned more than £100,000 a year. The union UCU said the high pay of senior staff was in contrast to the average salaries … Continue reading

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Parents 'struggle' to find holiday care for learning disabled children

Parents of children with learning disabilities are being pushed “to breaking point” by a lack of support during the holidays, Mencap says. The charity said access to childcare in the summer break was “insufficient” and “inflexible” in many council areas. … Continue reading

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GCSE quiz

GCSE results are published in England and Wales today. It’s the last year of the current system, which was introduced in 1988. But how would you fare against today’s teenagers in the current exams? Here’s a selection of questions from … Continue reading

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Teenagers 'need better advice for A-level choices'

Over half of this year’s university applicants picked their sixth form subjects without considering their future prospects, suggests a poll. And almost one in five of over 1,000 UK 18- and 19-year-olds polled for Which? said different subjects might have … Continue reading

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GCSE results set to be revealed

Hundreds of thousands of pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are finding out their GCSE results. There have been forecasts that this year’s results might be affected by a high number of pupils re-taking exams. Government plans in England … Continue reading

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Parent code

There is something about exam results that brings out an irresistible need for parents to give advice to their teenage children. They can’t stop themselves sharing their wisdom in these anxious moments. But it’s delivered in code, a parent code, … Continue reading

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GCSEs 2016

Pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland receive their GCSE results on Thursday – just over two weeks after teenagers in Scotland received the results of their equivalent National 4s and 5s. How many GCSEs have students in England taken … Continue reading

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