Season of Statistical Scrutiny: Where are the Young People?

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So the GCSE and A-Level examination circus is over for another year, apart from requests for re-marks. There are celebrations and disappointments for those who have taken these exams and somehow these real young people are overlooked in the analysis … Continue reading

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Narrowing the Gap and Cultural Entitlement

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In his most recent article, Will Hutton, has drawn attention to the significant problem of narrowing the gap between affluent and financially disadvantaged young people being accepted into university. Needless to say, the figures are startling yet unsurprising. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/aug/17/university-access-unfair-poor-students-inequality-fees?CMP=twt_gu “From … Continue reading

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Wellbeing and Safeguarding : Education, Health and Safety

1. There’s no such thing as a GCSE or an A Level for Personal, Social and Health Education – therefore it’s regarded by many schools, parents, teachers and students as peripheral to the main business of schools, if indeed PSHE … Continue reading

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