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How influential are re-takes on today’s A-level students?

TweetLast week, it was announced that Michael Gove wanted Universities to have a big influence on the curricula of A-level exams. With Gove’s requests to Ofqual ringing in university’s ears, it’s key to look at some of the elements that … Continue reading

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Data: EU education spending

TweetThe Guardian have compiled some useful data on EU spending, which includes spending on education. This is tucked away under the category of “Citizenship, freedom, security and justice” where education spending sits alongside asylum and culture. The full data is available … Continue reading

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Data: secondary school A level and GCSE results

TweetThe Guardian’s Datablog has published data on secondary school league tables and exam results. It’s available in various formats: Full spreadsheet for local authorities Fusion table as a CSV with key details for each school School spending (raw data) GCSEs, all … Continue reading

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Link: Tuition fee problems in waiting and other education context

TweetThere’s both historical context and future warning in a Guardian interview with Cambridge historian Simon Szreter. Among the best quotes:

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