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Chance Of Attending University Is Still Influenced By Parents' Education

PA | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager's chance of going to university is still influenced by their parents' education, new research suggests. State school students with highl...

Are GCSE Grades Outdated?

PA | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

GCSE results may face a major overhaul that could result in a cut in the number of grades available, it was suggested on Friday. In a new report, t...

The Coalition Is in Danger of Doing the Right Thing About Gender in Schools

Triona Kennedy | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Triona Kennedy

The Home Office has shown, this week, that it recognises gender inequality is a problem and education is an important part of the solution. The Scandinavians are leagues ahead. Let's put our energies into trying to catch up with them instead of denying that we have a serious problem on that front.