New research shows that secondary pupils who take maths past 16 have higher levels of a chemical that boosts brain plasticity and learning in general. What other teaching can provide this?
The data shows that attainment gaps in English education at age 16 cannot be attributed to any single factor.
The UK government’s announcement on how students work will be graded is too little, too late.
Teachers and students have been left uncertain of what to expect.
Students must not be assessed on course material that they haven’t had the opportunity to learn.
Exams are the currency of the education marketplace.
Our research found that teacher assessments and exam scores match closely for maths, English and science.
The number of students achieving GCSEs in technical and creative subjects along with religious education has declined yet again.
New research is pinpointing how much genes influence the stability of educational achievement.
Why new style GCSEs are past their sell by date even before they’ve got going.
Children in the north of England are more likely to finish school with poorer grades and are less likely to go on to further education.
An expert gives her top tips for coping with exam stress and nerves.
Secondary students are losing the opportunity to enjoy learning for its own sake.
It was widely reported boys beat girls in A-level results, but my analysis shows this isn’t actually the case.
This year’s changes to GCSE grades means results cannot be compared with those of previous years.
A focus on core subjects for 16-year-olds should not exclude arts, music or drama.
Because exam season can be tough on parents, too.
The UK’s approach to classics in school is a hangover from the days of selective education.
New look GCSEs and A-levels will be sat by young people – but they haven’t been asked about the reforms.
There has been a steady decline in students taking D&T.