Education News: Summer Recap

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Students across the UK have returned to school and university after the summer break, but there’s been no shortage of education news in the meantime…     Exam Results – BBC, Guardian, Independent Half a million students received their GCSE results in August, including harder exams and the first wave of results in the (apparently confusing) new 9-1 format for … Read More

Education News Weekly – 3rd April, 2017

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Sats to be scrapped, Ofsted to snoop on parents, and the highest university tuition fees in the world.     Ofsted consider Facebook and Twitter snooping – Independent Ofsted have said they will consider snooping on the social media accounts of students and parents to find out trends about certain schools. Ofsted’s  “innovations and regulations plan” details how it could … Read More

Education News Roundup – 15/09

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‘Tutor proof’ entrance exams, a new anti-bullying app, and the UN on refugee education This week’s education news update starts with a continuation of the grammar schools debate, which is still ongoing. Theresa May’s first flagship policy is already facing opposition from several members of her own cabinet, and a recent survey of teachers suggests that the majority of them … Read More