Monthly Archives: February 2013

Academies and the Freedom of Information Act

TweetThe number of academies in the UK is increasing by the month and their set-up can often be complex, with multiple parties involved in the running of the school, but the Freedom of Information Act provides a useful tool to … Continue reading

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Data sources for higher education – part 1

TweetInvestigating an area such as education is large enough to be half-covered even in projects such as PhDs but there are some sources which provide a helpful start. There are four central sites for higher education data: Ucas, the higher … Continue reading

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School food hygiene ratings: how to find them in your area

TweetWith food hygiene in the news following the horsemeat scandal, I thought I’d put together a quick guide on getting information about your own local schools’ hygiene ratings. You can download FSA ratings of food hygiene for each local authority. … Continue reading

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Useful education links for January 11th through February 16th

Tweet These are the education links we found interesting between January 11th and February 16th: University students pay £550,000 fines in a year – Oxford and Cambridge rank seventh and fifth respectively in the fines table. Fines for missing a … Continue reading

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