Website Archive - Dec 2011

Perverse effects of latest university fees shift

 25 universities and colleges are being allowed to reduce their average net tuition fees for...

02 Dec 2011

Next Ofsted chief would remove 'satisfactory' grade

 The future head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, delivered an interesting and controver...

02 Dec 2011

Telegraph exposes exam 'cheating'

 There's an apparently strong investigative story in tomorrow's Daily Telegraph which alle...

07 Dec 2011

Education Journalism Awards 2011

 A very enjoyable night at the CIPR Education Journalism Awards at the House of Commons last...

09 Dec 2011

Ofqual talks tough with exam boards

The exams watchdog, Ofqual, has said it 'will not hesitate' to take whatever regulatory action ...

09 Dec 2011

Examiners give their side of 'cheating' story

 I watched with great interest today's Education Select Committee hearing into The Daily&nb...

15 Dec 2011

National Curriculum delayed for 'more radical' change

The Education Secretary, Michael Gove, has announced a surprise delay to the revision of the...

19 Dec 2011