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Gove and Twigg clash over exam reform

21 November 2012

The education secretary and his opposite number went head-to-head on the same stage this week ― locking horns over what kind of exams system English education should embrace. Pete Henshaw looks at the arguments.








Careers Wales cuts could pile pressure on teachers

15 November 2012

Teachers could be put under extra pressure to fill gaps left by cuts to the careers service in Wales, unions have warned. Unison says it is writing to schools to warn them of the possible impact of cuts to the advisory service Careers Wales.




F1 ace salutes school's STEM champs

15 November 2012

A physics assignment to design energy-efficient packaging for a fizzy drink led to a group of Surrey school girls getting the chance to meet Formula 1 ace Jenson Button.





Exams watchdog questions quality of textbooks

13 November 2012

Qualification textbooks are too focused on exam preparation at the expense of subject content, Ofqual has said. The exams watchdog has publishing its initial findings after investigating potential conflicts of interests between awarding bodies and the tex









Churchill archives give students an insight into tumultuous times

8 November 2012

Sir Winston Churchill is regarded as one of the greatest orators of the 20th century. And now a new initiative means that schools, universities and libraries will be able to view his entire archive of speech drafts, letters and papers online for the first


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