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Privately educated graduates earn more – even with the same qualifications and job

Graduates from state schools earn less than their private school counterparts – even if they leave university with the same degree in the same subject and go into the same occupation.









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Universities increasingly take on new students with vocational qualifications instead of A-levels

Growing numbers of teenagers with top-class vocational qualifications are being recruited by UK universities while the number with A-levels dwindle, according to figures released today.









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A third of employers never check job applicants’ qualifications, survey finds

One in three employers admit they never bother to check candidates’ degree qualifications, according to a survey out today.



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A third of employers never check job applicants qualifications, survey finds

One in three employers admit they never bother to check candidates’ degree qualifications, according to a survey out today.









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Teachers warn of ‘incalculable damage’ from Michael Gove’s reforms to A-level and GCSE qualifications

The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, has been accused by head teachers of causing “incalculable damage” to the education system through his reform of A-level and GCSE qualifications, which scrap coursework.









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Teachers warn of ‘incalculable damage from Michael Gove’s reforms to A-level and GCSE qualifications

The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, has been accused by head teachers of causing “incalculable damage” to the education system through his reform of A-level and GCSE qualifications, which scrap coursework.









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Give skills qualifications the prestige of A-level brand, urges head of CBI

Top-class vocational qualifications should be called A-levels so they have the prestige they need to rescue the UK from its chronic skills shortage, the head of the CBI urges today.


    




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Give skills qualifications the prestige of A-level brand, urges head of CBI

Top-class vocational qualifications should be called A-levels so they have the prestige they need to rescue the UK from its chronic skills shortage, the head of the CBI urges today.


    




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Ed Miliband to announce German-style vocational qualifications

A future Labour government would introduce a new Continental-style vocational qualification for students who don’t want to study A-levels at 16, Ed Miliband will announce today.




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Labour plans German-style vocational qualifications

A future Labour government would introduce a new Continental-style vocational qualification for students who don’t want to study A-levels at 16, Ed Miliband will announce today.




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