Early risers ‘less moral at night’

“Morning people”, who are more alert early in the day, are more likely to cheat and behave unethically in the night hours, researchers claim.
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‘Problem’ in early years inspections

Ofsted has a “fundamental problem” with the quality of its inspections of early years education, says the Pre-School Learning Alliance.
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Sharp fall in early GCSE entries

The number of early entries for GCSE exams in England has fallen by 40% after changes to how league tables measure results.
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Family rows linked to early death

Having frequent arguments with partners, friends or relatives can increase the risk of death in middle-age, say Danish researchers.
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Early years learning still ‘varies’

One of the Welsh government’s flagship education policies is having a positive impact, but still “varies considerably” between schools, reports show.
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Boycott call for early years tests

The NUT conference will hear calls for a boycott of assessment checks for four year olds.
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Third of early years care ‘not good’

Thousands of nurseries and childminders in England are still not giving youngsters a good standard of care and education, statistics released by the watchdog, Ofsted, suggest.
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Michael Gove’s new maths curriculum risks damaging pupils by introducing them to multiplication and division ‘years too early’, says report

Education Secretary Michael Gove is wrong to suggest his new maths curriculum is based on those of high performing countries like Singapore, says a report out today.


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Early university applications down

Fewer people apply early for UK universities than at this point last year.
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Gove acts to block early GCSE entry

Education secretary Michael Gove is to change school leagues tables in England to stop them “gaming the league table system” by encouraging pupils to take GCSEs early.
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