Leading headmaster warns of increasing ‘brain drain’ to U.S. colleges The number of students starting university has slumped by around 30,000 following the imposition of £9,000-a-year tuition fees. The disclosure will fuel claims that the Coalition Government’s steep rise in …

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Presenter of 17 years confesses that he was “nowhere near qualifying” for the show in his student days after underperforming in a blurry after-dinner qualifier. University Challenge is harder than ever and the students are getting smarter, Jeremy Paxman has …

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British Dyslexia Association says emphasis on exams rather than coursework could harm pupils with some learning difficulties Michael Gove‘s plans for English Baccalaureate examinations to replace GCSEs could discriminate against teenagers with dyslexia and other learning difficulties, it was claimed …

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