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Pupils Join Unions To Legally Challenge GCSE Grades

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Pupils have joined forces to launch a legal challenge against Ofqual to have their GCSE English exam papers re-graded. Around 180 students aged bet...

Headteachers Call for GCSE Re-Gradings

PA | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Headteachers have claimed that tens of thousands of teenagers could have been adversely affected by grade boundary changes in GCSE English. Pupils ...

Is It 'Morally Wrong' To Criticise Exam Results?

PA | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

It is "morally wrong" to undermine teenagers' GCSE efforts with talk that the exams are too easy, a school leader said on Monday. Pupils are workin...

'You Don't Know What Stress Is' Ofsted Chief Tells Teachers

PA | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Ofsted's controversial chief inspector today launched a stinging attack on heads and teachers who make excuses and complain about their jobs, saying t...

Does Work Experience Actually Improve Job Prospects?

PA | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

There is a clear link between work experience at school and job prospects in later life, according to a study. A group of experts and policy makers...

Are Parents More Influential Than Teachers In Child Education?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

It has long been understood that the quality of a school and the quality of a home life can both have huge affects on child development. The lack ...

Schools Are The 'Last Bastions' Defending Children From Poor Role Models And Reality TV

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Schools are the "last bastions" of traditional values in a culture where children are increasingly faced with poor role models, school leaders said on...

Headteachers Treated Like Football Managers, Claims Union

PA | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Rising numbers of headteachers are being treated like football managers - facing the sack if they fail to deliver good results, a union claimed on Fri...

School Reforms May Cause More Than Two Thirds Of Heads To Quit

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

School reforms may cause more than two thirds of secondary school headteachers to leave the profession, according to a survey. Ministers' attitudes...

Gove: League Table Rankings Could Help 'Choose Brightest' Students

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A-level pupils could be ranked according to exam grades in an attempt to help universities select the brightest candidates from the increasing number ...

Teachers To Protest Over Pensions

PA | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Thousands of teachers and lecturers are to hold a demonstration at Parliament next month in a fresh protest at the Government's c...