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10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

This article updated from original, which appeared in <b>Role Reboot</b>.<p><i>"Stop interrupting me."</i><p><i>"I just said that."</i><p><i>"No explanation needed."</i><p>In fifth grade, I won the school courtesy prize. In other words, I won an award for being polite. My brother, on the other hand, was considered the class comedian. We …

Feminism

Love Minus Zero, No Limit (Live, Remastered)

The 31 guiltiest pleasures of living in New York

<i>By Time Out contributors, edited by Sophie Harris</i><p>New York City, as we all know, is the concrete jungle where dreams are made of and as such is …

Top Hops Beer Shop

Anheuser-Busch sales executive Ted Kenny gave up his corporate gig to follow a beer-nerd dream—running his own craft-brew shop on the Lower East …

Search for schools and colleges to compare - GOV.UK - Find and compare schools in England

You can use performance tables (sometimes known as league tables) to compare schools and colleges in your area. You can check: exam and test results, …

College & University

New Bradford bar will sell vinyl records, real ale and ham

A BAR that will sell vinyl records, real ale and ham in Bradford city centre has got the go-ahead from planners.<p>The man behind the idea, Keith …

Vinyl Records

Tracking ≠ Assessment

There’s been a lot of talk about assessment since the announcement back goodness-knows-when about the scrapping of National Curriculum levels. …

Whose data is it anyway?

I caused a bit of an upset today. As too easily happens, I saw a conversation via Twitter that raised concerns with me, and I rushed in with 140 …

GCSE Outcomes and Transition Matrices: A data tool every teacher can use.

As most people recognise, when evaluating the degree of success in a set of GCSE outcomes we need some sense of the baseline before we start making …

SIMS PI

<b>FAO: Examinations Office and SLT responsible for Exams – Important Exams Update Advice</b><p>Dear Colleague<p>Please find to follow important update advice …

GCSE grades rise, but sharp fall in English

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1102000/1102647_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524659160_0c937ff92df99b1a18c17410ba016b83<p><b>There has been a sharp fall in English GCSE grades, but on average across all GCSE subjects this year's results show a rise in A* to C grades.</b><p>Hundreds of …

Northern Ireland

A-Levels

Ofsted inspections of maintained schools

Research

KS5 Results Day and Performance Figures

<b>The whole national KS5 analysis arena is a mess. The guidance is cloudy and contradictory, the measures are unnecessarily complicated and the</b> …

Beware – 2014 KS4 Value Added

Firstly, anyone wishing to understand how KS4 value added is calculated should read the official guide<p>Value added methodology is full of worrying …

must do better...

I have been teaching for nearly 14 years, and only recently have I come to accept that are just some things beyond your control.<p><b>Entrances and</b> …

On this day in 2001, The Strokes released their debut album. Here's 20 photos from the making of the still-brilliant 'Is This It' http://nmem.ag/zL1ey

Time to recognise the 'invisible group' in education

We need to broaden support for children from poor backgrounds, to ensure their one-time disadvantage doesn’t impact the rest of their lives, says Paul Charman<p>While some pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds perform well, it is widely known that many achieve lower results than their peers.<p>In fact, …

Education

Bobby Womack at Glastonbury 2013 Full Resolution

GCSE grade system shake-up – what teachers need to know

From 2017, students' GCSEs will be marked numerically from nine down to one. But how will these grades correspond to the current A*-G system?<p>GCSEs in England are changing – not only are their content and method of assessment being revised, but students starting year 10 in 2015 will also be marked …