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News Items From July 2010

Welcome to the news section of our website where you will find news stories which we hope will be of interest to you. Below you will find the latest news entries but if you would like to look back further, please feel free to search our news archive.

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MPs back Academies Bill

MPs have voted in favour of the government's Academies Bill....

Posted on 27/07/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers criticise 'unreliable' Sats exams

Sats have been criticised by a teaching union after an Ofqual study highlighted marking inconsistencies....

Posted on 27/07/2010 - [Read More...]

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Level playing field needed over academy policy, says council leader

A councillor has warned that the government's academies policy could create a two-tier education system....

Posted on 26/07/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching core subjects to a high standard 'is vital'

A campaign group has warned that the Academies Bill could lead to schools not being required to teach core subjects such as maths and science....

Posted on 26/07/2010 - [Read More...]

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Science GCSE 'must be more challenging'

GCSE science is not challenging enough and does now allow students to demonstrate their knowledge of the subject, it has been suggested....

Posted on 23/07/2010 - [Read More...]

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Axing AS-levels 'is not right approach'

Many universities rely on AS-level results when it comes to awarding places, according to Dr Geoff Parks, director of admissions at Cambridge University....

Posted on 23/07/2010 - [Read More...]

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Oliver campaign 'prompts rise in demand for school meals'

An increasing number of children are opting to eat school meals following celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's campaign, according to new figures released by the School Food Trust....

Posted on 09/07/2010 - [Read More...]

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Experts in teaching jobs 'unable to agree on plagiarism'

Those in education jobs have a challenge to face when it comes to agreeing on a proper working definition of plagiarism, an academic study has suggested....

Posted on 01/07/2010 - [Read More...]

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