Latest Higher Stories

2013-04-15 19:16:33

Teachers' assessments of pupils' literacy can vary significantly, even for pupils with similar test scores.

2010-10-28 06:00:00


2008-09-24 12:00:36

By ANDREW DENHOLM EDUCATION CORRESPONDENT GIRLS are still outperforming boys at all levels of the curriculum, it was confirmed yesterday, following the publication of exam results for local authorities across Scotland.

2008-09-17 21:00:21

PUNE: The repeaters exams for secondary school certificate (SSC - std X) and higher secondary certificate (HSC - std XII) conducted by the Maharashtra state board of secondary and higher secondary education will commence from September 18 across the state.

2008-09-11 03:00:24

HENLEY COLLEGE COVENTRY still has places available on a wide range of fulltime courses. School-leavers can choose from beauty, childcare, floristry, forensic science, health and social care, travel and tourism, and sport science.

2008-08-18 00:00:33

A REVISED A-level curriculum is to be launched next month to make way for a new A* grade for the most able students. With almost one quarter of pupils getting A grades at A-level this year and the pass rate now at 97.6%, a new marking system is being introduced which will create another top tier.

2008-08-17 18:00:43

Gloucestershire's students are class acts when it comes to A- levels. Pass rates in many of the county's schools are higher than the national average.

2008-08-11 18:00:47

By Moira Sharkey THE importance of A-levels for would-be students appears to be waning,with new figures showing up to three quarters of freshers don't need the qualification to get into some Welsh universities.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.