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Higher Education in England vs. in the U.S.

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The Missing Stratum: Technical School Education in England 1900-1990s (Hardcover)

from BBC News

University fees linked to teaching quality

Plans to reform higher education in England are calling for better teaching and more 'value for money' for students.

from BBC News

Chaotic careers education harms economy, says Ofsted

Chaotic careers education in England's schools could jeopardise the UK's future economic prosperity, says education watchdog Ofsted. Lack of an "overarching government strategy" means a generation is leaving school unready for work, it argues. - KS3 - Key Stage 3 is the first three years of secondary school education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, for pupils aged 11 to 14.

from the Guardian

Genetics outweighs teaching, Gove adviser tells his boss

Genetics outweighs teaching, Gove adviser tells his boss | Education in England is no better than mediocre, and billions of pounds have been wasted on pointless university courses and Sure Start schemes for young children, Michael Gove's departing special adviser has written. Dominic Cummings also argues that "real talent" is rare among the nation's teachers

from latimes

Pakistani girl shot in head by Taliban resumes school

Malala Yousafzai returns to school (in England) five months after being shot in the head by the Taliban-for defying a ban on girls' education in Pakistan.


Is Swindon one of the worst towns in England to receive an Education? OfSTED seem to think so!

from The Independent

Almost nobody who runs a school supports the Tories' new academies policy, poll finds

Only a tiny proportion of school leaders support the Government’s plan to force all schools to become academies, a new survey suggests. Chancellor George Osborne’s Budget earlier this month confirmed that every school in England would be on its way to becoming an academy by 2020 – whether local parents and teachers supported the move or not. The plans would end the century-old role local councils have played in running education in their areas, including in primary scho...