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IFS: Lack of progress on closing educational inequalities disadvantaging millions throughout life

IFS: Lack of progress on closing educational inequalities disadvantaging millions throughout life

New research on inequalities, carried out for the IFS Deaton Review of Inequalities and funded by the Nuffield Foundation, finds that disadvantaged pupils start school...
Workers plunged into deepest pay squeeze since the Silver Jubilee

Workers plunged into deepest pay squeeze since the Silver Jubilee

Today (Tuesday 16th August), the Office for National Statistics have published the latest labour market figures. This month's figures show that real wages have fallen...
Employers reassess value of degrees in face of worker shortages, ahead of A-level results day

Employers reassess value of degrees in face of worker shortages, ahead of A-level results day

Nearly three quarters of employers are less interested in university degrees than a decade ago, according to new research from the global hiring platform, Indeed....
Reflecting on completing my T Level Course

Reflecting on completing my T Level Course

Marram Al-Halily, aged 18, from Birmingham recently completed a T Level in Education and Childcare at Lordswood Girls School and Sixth Form. Following an industry...
Improved outcomes and culture change: how action research is driving maths teaching and learning forward

Improved outcomes and culture change: how action research is driving maths teaching and learning forward

The old adage suggesting familiarity breeds contempt was put firmly to bed at this year’s Centres for Execllence in Maths (CfEM) Live conference. In my...
The countdown is on: how to manage results day for better or worse

The countdown is on: how to manage results day for better or worse

The countdown to A-level results day is on and with just days to go young people up and down the country will be going through...
R&D tax relief clampdown threatens businesses innovation

R&D tax relief clampdown threatens businesses innovation

R&D (Research and Development) Tax Relief, introduced in 2000, has made a significant impact encouraging innovative, research-led companies to invest in innovation. The most recent...
Why further education choices are just as important for creatives as they are for academics 

Why further education choices are just as important for creatives as they are for academics 

When you’re in the midst of your A-levels and trying to decide what happens next, it can feel like everything is geared towards the academic...
Joint Ofqual and UCAS letter to students before results day, Sector Reaction

Joint Ofqual and UCAS letter to students before results day, Sector Reaction

Dear Student For those of you receiving results on 18 August This week, you’ll get your results. To get to this point, you have shown...
Two years of T Levels: On the frontline of the trailblazing technical qualification

Two years of T Levels: On the frontline of the trailblazing technical qualification

This week, the first full cohort of students complete the government-backed T Level qualification. Around 1,300 students embarked on the first three T Levels in...
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