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University Education: Value for Money?

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A recent survey from the consumer group “Which?” confirmed previous reports that university students don’t think they’re getting value for money. The fact that it’s a consumer group compiling such a report speaks volumes in itself. Since the demise of … Continue reading

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Sutton Trust on Teachers’ Pay – Let’s be Clear

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Teachers’ Pay The BBC’s report on the Sutton Trust Education Pay questionnaire says the majority of teachers “support linking pay to pupils’ progress and results”. This is somewhat misleading. It’s also interesting to see that this is only one aspect … Continue reading

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Social Selection in our Education System

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Breaking news today is that there’s evidence from the Sutton Trust that our education system is highly selective, with only 7.6% of those eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) attending the “highest achieving” 500 comprehensives and academies. http://www.suttontrust.com/news/news/top-comprehensives-are-more-socially-selective/ http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2013/jun/03/top-state-schools-socially-exclusive No … Continue reading

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