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VIDEO: Are term-time absence fines fair?

The fining of parents for removing their children from school during term time is to be challenged in a test case.
BBC News – Education & Family

Concern over ‘fair banding’ tests

Some of the most disadvantaged children can lose out when schools use “banding” systems to try to ensure a broad mix of pupils, a report says.
BBC News – Education & Family

Lucky autumn children ‘should be docked marks to make exams fair’

Children born in September should have to get higher marks to obtain top grades to compensate for their strong performance in tests and exams, according to an influential study.

    




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VIDEO: ‘Everyone deserves a fair chance’

Ex-offender praises plan to introduce secure colleges to improve the education given to young offenders in England and Wales.
BBC News – Education & Family

VIDEO: GCSE marking ‘must be fair’

GCSE marking must be rigorous but fair, says Shadow Education Secretary, Stephen Twigg.
BBC News – Education & Family

Honorary degrees: Are they fair?

Why are honorary awards given to the famous?
BBC News – Education & Family

Work experience fair access call

The quality of work experience is strongly linked to future career paths – but needs to rely on more than well-connected parents, says a report from heads and employers.
BBC News – Education & Family

Bangs and smells at science fair

Design a robot, try out trauma surgery at Big Bang Fair
BBC News – Education & Family

Bangs and smells at science fair

Design a robot, try out trauma surgery at Big Bang Fair
BBC News – Education & Family