League Tables

Which Are The Best Universities In The World?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Four of the best 10 universities in the world are in the UK, according to a new international table ranking 400 of the top universities in the world. ...

England And Japan Neck And Neck In Latest University Rankings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

England and Japan have an equal number of institutions in the latest rankings of the top 100 universities in the world, while Israel is hot on their h...

Oxbridge Best In World For Seven Subjects.. Surprise Surprise

PA | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Budding philosophers, linguists, mathematicians and historians can do no better than head to Oxbridge to study, new research suggests. Between them...

Should League Tables Be Abolished?

PA | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

High-quality, practical training for pupils is being hampered by the requirements of school league tables, according to a report. Changes to the wa...

Who's Been Voted The Best University?

PA | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Cambridge has beaten Oxford to first place in a new university league table, it was revealed on Monday. The prestigious institution took the top sp...

Why Are Some Independent Schools Bucking the Recession?

Julie Booth | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Julie Booth

It would be easy to assume that as the recession continues to bite and households tighten their belts, the independent school sector might be suffering. However, there are many independent schools that are not only keeping their heads above water, they are positively thriving.

Michael Gove To Argues Exams Give Children 'A Sense Of Satisfaction'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Exams motivate children, giving them a sense of satisfaction and happiness, Michael Gove is to say. The Education Secretary is to argue for rigorou...

Girls' Boarding School Tops League Table Five Years Running

PA | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A girls' boarding school today topped an A-level league table for the fifth year in a row. Wycombe Abbey in Buckinghamshire took the first spot aga...

Are Grammar Schools Failing Bright Pupils?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Grammar schools have been accused of failing to challenge brighter pupils and not setting targets high enough at GCSE levels. A report released on ...

Oxford And Cambridge University Named As 'Superbrands'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Cambridge and Oxford universities were named "super-brands" on Thursday in a new set of world rankings while other UK institutions slipped down the ta...

'Satisfactory' Has No Place in Schools

Sachin Patel | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sachin Patel

It is right that schools are competitive environments because a school is a microcosm of real society. A debating tournament is not won by the fastest or the strongest or the man who grafts.

'Soft' Subjects Slashed To Crackdown On Selfish Schools

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

UPDATE: Michael Gove confirms education reform plans before Commons A mere 70 vocational qualifications will count towards schools' future GCSE per...

Thousands Let Down By Under-Performing Schools

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

Thousands of teenagers are being let down by under-performing schools, despite tough government targets introduced to raise standards, new league tabl...

Thousands Let Down By Under-Performing Schools

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of teenagers are being let down by under-performing schools, despite tough government targets introduced to raise standards, new league tabl...

League Table Which Sees 'Horse Care' Worth Four GCSEs To Be Shaken Up

PA | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of vocational qualifications are set to be axed from school league tables under a major shake-up of the system. It is understood that onl...

UK Universities Rub Shoulders With World's Best, According To New League Table

PA | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Three UK universities are ranked among the top 10 in the world, with Oxford leading the way, according to a new league table. The Ti...