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Archived UK Government / Education Articles in the Media'Creationism' in UK schools attacked. Religious fundamentalism should not be allowed to damage science teaching, says the Liberal Democrat education spokesman ...More from the BBC
Tories revise UK schools policy. The Conservatives want to re-invent their education policy - and are opening their doors to the teachers' unions ...More from the BBC
Ministry overseer sent to UK exam board. A government adviser was sent in yesterday to help to run the Edexcel examination board after Tony Blair's spokesman condemned its performance as sloppy ...More from the Times
UK maths teachers halved since 1983. The UK government is facing a huge new hurdle in its education revolution - a collapse in the number of maths teachers ...More from the Times
UK education minister Baroness Ashton unveils plan to create paperless schools. Speaking at the launch of the government's £200m scheme to get schools online, "said she believed 'computers will eventually replace these' as she held up a pen and a piece of paper," reports the Independent ...More from What The Papers Say
UK Education and Skills Secretary admits her academic 'struggle' to schoolchildren. Estelle Morris, who, the Telegraph reminds us, "admitted earlier this year that she has not had time to read a book since she became a minister," told students of struggling with her O-levels and failing three A-levels before becoming a teacher herself ...More from What The Papers Say
Voters prompt UK grants rethink. BBC Education correspondent Mike Baker debates the government's decision to reassess the system of UK student loans and grants ...More from the BBC
UK Education and Skills Secretary Estelle Morris announces plan for increased private sector involvement in schools. Under the terms of the White Papers presented yesterday, "failing" schools will be forced to accept tenders from private firms, non-profit organisations and other schools, reports The Independent. "If it was April 1st, I could understand it," says Graham Lane, chairman of the Local Government Association, quoted in The Mirror ...More from What The Papers Say
UK government urges teachers to take computer training. Almost every school in England has an internet connection but thousands of teachers have yet to sign up for free computer training. Schools minister Baroness Ashton says 96% of primaries and over 99% of secondaries are hooked up to the worldwide web ...More from Ananova
300 years of government documents posted online. An online archive of government documents dating back three centuries has been launched. The British Library-backed service will make over 23,000 official records freely available. Surfers will be able to view the full text of historic entries dating back to 1689's Declaration of Rights ...More from Ananova
International Education. Education Week's ongoing series examines educational policies and practices across the globe. Whether an emerging or developed country, each has lessons from which all education policymakers can learn ...More from Education Week
Boys beat girls in tests for the brightest. Boys are outshining girls in trials of the UK Government's "world-class tests" for the brightest nine and 13-year-olds... More from the Times
UK Ministry of Defence give army training to unruly kids. The "Skill Force" scheme in conjunction with the Department for Education "is based on an American project that cut youth crime and truancy rates," explains The Telegraph... More from What The Papers Say
A decent education policy is better late than never. UK comprehensives, we now have it on record from the Prime Minister's spokesman, are the "bog-standard" remnants of a failed utopia. Selection, reborn as specialisation, has been converted from curse to blessing on the lips of minister David Blunkett... More from the Independent
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