GCSE and A-level results: it’s not just the grades that matter | Blog Editor

Why GCSE and A Level subject choices matter. shutterstock Jake Anders, UCL and Catherine Dilnot, Oxford Brookes University.  A-level results will soon be out, with more than 300,000 students eagerly waiting to find out if they’ve made the grade. Then come GCSE results, with even more students keen to find out how they’ve done. Whether students … Continue reading GCSE and A-level results: it’s not just the grades that matter

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John White.  The idea of a National Education Service (NES) is gaining speed. It’s described as “a scheme to join up the disparate elements of education, providing free lifelong learning from nurseries through schools to universities and adult education”. This blog is about a small but important part of what it might be. As well … Continue reading Back to teacher development’s big questions: what is education for?

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John White.  The idea of a National Education Service (NES) is gaining speed. It’s described as “a scheme to join up the disparate elements of education, providing free lifelong learning from nurseries through schools to universities and adult education”. This blog is about a small but important part of what it might be. As well … Continue reading Back to teacher development’s big questions: what is education for?

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We need to have a big conversation about the nature and purposes of a university or college education | Blog Editor

Francis Green.  Especially since the surge in university and college enrolments around 1990, Britain’s workforce has become very much more educated. The proportion with tertiary (post-school) qualifications has been rising very fast – at roughly one percentage point per year…Read more ›

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We need to have a big conversation about the nature and purposes of a university or college education | Blog Editor

Francis Green.  Especially since the surge in university and college enrolments around 1990, Britain’s workforce has become very much more educated. The proportion with tertiary (post-school) qualifications has been rising very fast – at roughly one percentage point per year (see diagram). And we can say confidently that the stock of highly-educated workers is going … Continue reading We need to have a big conversation about the nature and purposes of a university or college education

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We need to have a big conversation about the nature and purposes of a university or college education | Blog Editor

Francis Green.  Especially since the surge in university and college enrolments around 1990, Britain’s workforce has become very much more educated. The proportion with tertiary (post-school) qualifications has been rising very fast – at roughly one percentage point per year (see diagram). And we can say confidently that the stock of highly-educated workers is going … Continue reading We need to have a big conversation about the nature and purposes of a university or college education

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