Education Reforms

Lucy Sherriff

Universities Face A 'Turbulent, Volatile' Future..

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Universities look set for a volatile, turbulent ride thanks to falling student numbers, but the future may not be as bleak for students, according to ...

'Dumbing Down'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

A group of academics have warned that Michael Gove's national curriculum proposal will severely erode education standards by 'dumbing down' teaching a...

Michael Gove To Bring Back Two-Year A-Levels

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Education Secretary Michael Gove is to bring back traditional two-year A-levels with end-of-course exams in a major overhaul of the system. AS-leve...

School-Style Reports 'Could Replace Degrees'

PA | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

School-style reports could replace traditional degrees in future under a shake-up of the awarding system, it was suggested today. From this Septemb...

Talented Students To Miss Out As Universities Cut Places

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Talented students will be denied places at "highly regarded" universities due to the government's education reforms, a university group has warned. ...

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...

VIDEO: Students Clash With Police In Violent Protests

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students have clashed with police again over education reforms in Santiago, Chile. A water cannon and tear gas were used in efforts to control the ...

Claims Of 'Knee-Jerk' Reaction Were 'Complete Tosh', Welsh Education Minister Says

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Welsh education minister Leighton Andrews hit back at claims his reaction to international criticism over Wales' school standards was knee-jerk, sayin...