Monthly Archives: September 2012

‘Curry colleges’ fail to recruit

The Asian cookery colleges lacking recruits
BBC News – Education & Family

Viewpoint: Esther on Rochdale abuse

Esther Rantzen says too many teenagers are suffering
BBC News – Education & Family

Ofqual grade ‘concern’ over GCSEs

Exams regulator Ofqual told exam boards GCSE grade C passes could not increase this summer, BBC Newsnight learns.
BBC News – Education & Family

Education holds back booming Brazil

Education holds back booming Brazil
BBC News – Education & Family

AUDIO: Adam Gemili talks fresher week

Junior World 100m Champion Adam Gemili told 5 live Breakfast about starting his first year lectures at university.
BBC News – Education & Family

VIDEO: Public quizzed on UK history

David Cameron faced questions on British history and culture during an appearance on the David Letterman show but can members of the public do any better?
BBC News – Education & Family

VIDEO: ‘Curry Colleges’ fail to recruit

The Government’s so-called ‘Curry Colleges’ are failing to attract recruits.
BBC News – Education & Family

Protest resignation over GCSE row

A senior exam board figure has resigned in protest over the shifting of English GCSE grade boundaries.
BBC News – Education & Family

Work scheme fraud checks ‘weak’

The government failed to be rigorous enough in efforts to detect fraud among its welfare-to-work providers, a committee of MPs says.
BBC News – Education & Family

Overseas pupils ‘not immigrants’

Boarding schools want overseas pupils removed from government immigration figures, to avoid driving away students worth £500m a year in fees.
BBC News – Education & Family