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16-18 Spending: What the Manifestos Say

The Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat manifestos have been released and each party has planned for extra spending for the 16-18 education sector, should they get into power. In recent times, many Further Education providers and Sixth Forms have struggled with a lack of funding, and 16-18 spending per learner is currently around 13% less [...]

By | 2017-08-10T11:48:24+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|News UK, post-16|Comments Off on 16-18 Spending: What the Manifestos Say

First 9-1 Specification Maths Exam includes ‘Ridiculously Hard’ Questions

Following the reform of GCSE Maths and English qualifications, and the introduction of numerical grades, students have now taken the first batch of new, tougher maths exams. The TES reports that teachers thought some of the questions were ‘ridiculously tough’ and that the higher tier paper contained around 50% A*-A standard questions, compared to the [...]

By | 2017-08-10T11:57:09+00:00 June 1st, 2017|News UK|Comments Off on First 9-1 Specification Maths Exam includes ‘Ridiculously Hard’ Questions