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Exclusive: Must do better? Black pupils did, with best improvement in exams

Black pupils have achieved the biggest rise in test and exam results of any ethnic group in the country, according to new statistics published tomorrow.









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How girls can make the best welders

What it’s like to be a female engineering apprentice
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Scotland the best educated country in Europe, claims ONS report

Scotland is the best educated country in Europe, according to a report released by the Office for National Statistics.









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UK ‘second best education in Europe’

Global education rankings are headed by South Korea, with the UK in sixth place.
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Report: ‘De facto’ school starting age of two as parents scramble for the best places

An unofficial compulsory school starting age of two has been introduced around the country as desperate parents try to get their children into the best performing primary schools, says a report out today.









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Primary school places: Compulsory school age at risk of becoming two as parents race for best performing primary education, warns report

An unofficial compulsory school starting age of two has been introduced around the country as desperate parents try to get their children into the best performing primary schools, says a report out today.



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David Laws interview: ‘I don’t think sacking Baroness Morgan was one of the best decisions that Michael Gove has ever made’

David Laws admits he has been poring over obscure Cabinet Office handbooks on how public appointments are made “since Friday night,” when The Independent broke the news that the Labour peer Sally Morgan would be sacked as chair of Ofsted, the schools inspectorate for England.


    








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Graduate job prospects best since 2007 as public sector leads recruitment

Job prospects for the class of 2014 – graduating this summer – are as rosy as at any time since the start of the recession, new figures indicate.


    








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Graduate job prospects best since 2007 as public sector leads recruitment

Job prospects for the class of 2014 – graduating this summer – are as rosy as at any time since the start of the recession, new figures indicate.


    








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From fail to world’s best: A lesson from the East End

Fifteen years ago, the schools in Tower Hamlets were derided as the worst performing in the country. Things were so bad that Ofsted, the education standards watchdog, insisted that its damning report on them should be  presented in full to every councillor in the east London borough to underline  how much they were failing local children.


    








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