- New GCSEs 'hardest since O-levels'Private school leader urges caution over interpretation of new grading system for exams in England.
- Two MPs quit Bath University roles over vice-chancellor's pay dealIt follows criticism of the £451k salary of University of Bath vice-chancellor Prof Dame Glynis Breakwell.
- More graduates leave Wales than arrive, report saysGraduate jobs have not been created by firms at the rate public sector jobs are lost, an expert says.
- Cambridge University Press reverses China censorship moveCambridge University Press restores access to sensitive China stories after academics protest.
- Clearing placements at five-year high, early figures showNew figures show record numbers placed through clearing as universities seek to fill places.
- Boys help to raise A-level gradesBoys overtake girls in top A-level grades - but university entries are down, with many places available.
- New GCSEs 'hardest since O-levels'
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Monthly Archives: April 2012
Frequently asked Questions What subjects Kip McGrath Ashford teach? We teach pupils in the areas of English, Maths Reading, Writing, Spelling and Comprehension at Primary and Secondary level. We also offer tuition to help prepare your child for exams such as the Kent … Continue reading
Offence is in the eye of the beholder?. A great blog about how libraries have been out under pressure by a tiny minority of parents to pull books from the shelves due to the parents view of unsuitability. As a … Continue reading
Originally posted on Nerdy Book Club:
Over the past 18 years, I’ve done my share of “traditional” teaching: I chose a book, I decided how many pages my students would read each night, I wrote questions to see if they…
When I’m talking to parents, friends and colleagues about the issue of having qualified teachers teaching pupils of all ages most haven’t been aware that the person teaching their child may not be qualified. This can happen in a school … Continue reading
Originally posted on Kip McGrath Scunthorpe Tutors' Blog:
Lecturers should need a teaching qualification, says NUS president The Guardian World News |by Daniel Boffey Liam Burns says the government should act on the suggestions in Lord Browne’s report. Photograph: Observer…
Earlier I posted that scientists have shown how speaking out loud as you search for a missing item can increase the effectiveness and speed of the search, improving the cognitive process at the time. I then realised this is a … Continue reading
We made Hannah and Alex go through their list at breakfast time this morning. Allowing for dodgy counting between mouthfuls of cornflakes they came to 36 out of the 50. I was pretty impressed (and a touch pleased that I … Continue reading