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Comment Box: Sam Gyimah misses the mark with ‘grade inflation’

More students achieving first class degrees is not a bad thing. At least, it shouldn’t be. With education standards in the UK generally improving and year-on-year more students getting into Britain’s world-class universities, should it not be a success story to have so many leave higher education with such a fantastic degree classification? The fact…

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Sector leaders urge Conservatives to reconsider cuts to further education

Education leaders from across the further education sector have warned against more cuts being proposed by the Conservatives. The comments have been made after the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne (pictured right), announced that to balance the books a further £30 billion in public spending cuts would be implemented if the Conservatives were to…

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