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Number of UK university students travelling abroad as part of studies soars by 50 per cent

The number of students at UK universities who went abroad as part of their studies soared by 50 per cent last year, according to figures released.










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Number of UK university students travelling abroad as part of study soars by 50 per cent

The number of students at UK universities who went abroad as part of their studies soared by 50 per cent last year, according to figures released.










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Education Secretary unveils plans to extend the number of academies and free schools

Superheads will be sent to turn around failing and “coasting” schools under powers to be introduced in the Queen’s Speech on 27 May, the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan will announce.










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Number of children complaining about exam stress soars by 200%, ChildLine figures show

The number of children complaining about suffering from exam stress has soared by 200 per cent in the past year, according to ChildLine.










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Number of pupils attending independent schools in Britain on the rise, figures show

The number of pupils going to Britain’s independent schools is rising again as more parents can afford the fees to educate their children privately, according to new figures.










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School league tables: Number of schools failing to reach minimum government GCSE targets doubles

The number of secondary schools failing to reach government minimum targets for exam performance has more than doubled, official tables published on Thursday show.









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Record number of British students opting to study in US

Record numbers of UK students are choosing to take up places at US universities.









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New GCSE grading system: Number of pupils given top marks to be slashed

An elite new GCSE grade for the most outstanding students will be awarded only to the top one in five candidates who currently get A and A*, the exams watchdog Ofqual has announced.









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Number of job vacancies requiring a first-class degree has fallen by 80 per cent in two years, study finds

Fewer employers are insisting on applicants for jobs having a first-class degree, according to research published today.









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Number of primary school children taking part in arts activities has dropped by a third since the last election, Labour claims

A significant drop in the number of primary school children taking part in dance, music and drama is highlighted in a report by Labour today.









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