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2013-07-18 23:19:39

Nithyananda Gurukul, the brainchild of living incarnation Paramahamsa Nithyananda to revive the unique ancient Vedic system of holistic education, has now been recognized by and affiliated to Edexcel in the United Kingdom and can now offer International GCSE qualifications. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Gurukul is a Sanskrit term that implies membership in the extended family of the ‘Guru’ or master. It is a type of school where the students reside on site as equals,...

2009-10-19 08:30:00

LONDON and NEW YORK, October 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Globalpark (http://www.globalpark.com), a leading provider of panel, community and survey software, today announces that the international education media company Pearson is using its software to help drive product development, and track purchasing patterns over time. Using Globalpark's Enterprise Feedback Suite, Pearson Education and Edexcel have built an online panel community of over 5,500 teachers and education professionals....

2008-09-25 09:00:18

By MIKE MORGAN TALENTED student Sarah Rachel Warren is among the top 10 AS physics students in Britain. Her remarkable achievement has just been announced by Edexcel, the UK's largest awarding body. Sarah, 17, of Guisborough, sat the physics exam this summer at Guisborough's Prior Pursglove College and out of 3,516 candidates nationally, achieved one of the highest marks - putting her in the top 10 in her subject. The former Laurence Jackson School pupil, who is studying A levels...

2008-08-28 18:00:44

By MOIRA SHARKEY A CITY high school has created a culture of success by helping some of its top students to sit their GCSEs early. Fitzalan High School in Cardiff, encourages students who excel at certain subjects to sit their exams early in a bid to boost their confidence and their ambition with a taste of success. Out of 16 early entries at the school this year, many of which were taken in language subjects, 15 achieved either an A* or A grade. One 13-year-old student Safaa...

2008-04-01 09:58:09

Students of all ages are showing their enthusiasm for astronomy, with more people than ever choosing to study it at GCSE level. In a talk on Tuesday 1 April at the Royal Astronomical Society National Astronomy Meeting in Belfast, Professor Iwan Williams of Queen Mary University of London, will describe the new syllabus for this qualification that has seen the number of students taking it rise from around 250 in the early 1990s to more than 1200 today.The increasingly popular course began life...

Word of the Day
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.