Citizenship classes are treated as a joke, while students can drop the social sciences age 14.
With students paying more than ever, richer data is needed for them to accurately know how much their course will enhance their prospects.
Great Yarmouth, Norwich and Waveney all fall in the area of East Anglia where Ukip recorded its best results in local elections. They also contain some of the country’s worst schools.
Between 10 and 30 per cent of British university students have taken pills such as Modafinil and Ritalin to improve their memory and heighten their concentration.
Seven habits of highly unpopular people.
The Roman Catholic state school – which was attended by two of Tony Blair’s children and where Nick Clegg’s son is currently a pupil – has been censured for using a faith-based entry system to cherrypick white, privileged pupils.
The demand for places at the UK’s seven existing vet schools vastly exceeds supply, and universities are expanding to take advantage of the fees on offer. And yet, the veterinary profession they will enter has changed beyond recognition.
Reports show that London schools are outperforming the rest of the country. And it’s not just London - the “city effect” is improving results in Birmingham and Manchester too.
Those who go to private school will earn an average of £472,143 more than state-educated pupils by the age of 65.
I believe it’s important that students uphold the employment standards that we would want to see for ourselves.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts column.
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