Category: Educational

The cynical betrayal of my special needs children 0

The cynical betrayal of my special needs children

Thirty years is a long time in politics. It is high time that a Committee of Inquiry, or even a Royal Commission, were set up to recommend a fresh start on Special Educational Needs. This was the recommendation of the All-Party Commons Select Commi…
History ‘disappearing from schools’ 0

History ‘disappearing from schools’

Many secondary schools are squeezing existing three-year history courses into just two or merging the subject with geography to form generic “humanities” lessons, it was claimed. Some schools are also preventing children from taking history …
Middle class to lose its grip on best state school 0

Middle class to lose its grip on best state school

The Coalition is planning to allow hundreds of secondary schools to control their own entry policies and Michael Gove warmly praised the system, which allocates places according to academic ability and reserves many places for children with the wea…
GCSE results: girls pull ahead of boys 0

GCSE results: girls pull ahead of boys

Some 25.5 per cent of exams taken by girls was graded an A* or A this year compared with just 19.5 per cent of qualifications sat by boys – a gap of six percentage points. It marks a sharp rise on last year and a four-fold increase in the gap …
A-level results: dealing with deadlines 0

A-level results: dealing with deadlines

So let’s be clear — from this point onwards, you are no longer learning because you think you have to. You’re doing it because you want to. Free will is what makes university a completely different proposition to school. However delightful…
The science of baseball 0

The science of baseball

How do gravity and drag affect a pitch? What’s the best way to make a curveball break? And what will break more: a beach ball or a Wiffle Ball? Through MIT’s Science of Baseball Program, a group of local middle school boys took to MIT’s classr…
Periyar University MBA Exam Results 2010 0

Periyar University MBA Exam Results 2010

Periyar university results from pallikalvi results page ,periyar university was established by the act 45 of the government of tamilnadu in 1997 ,the periyar university is named after a renowned social reformer popularly called ” thanthai …