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UK world best for Maths and English

According to a recent QS league table which ranked universities by subject, UK institutions came top in Maths, English and six other subjects. QS World University Rankings are published each year by Quacquarelli Symonds, a UK based researcher into higher education and study abroad. The most recent results, made available on Tuesday 22nd March, showed…


Science, maths and engineering graduates are “brightest” students

A report conducted at Duke University indicates that students studying maths, science or engineering degrees are among the most intelligent members of society. Humanities students ranked in the middle of the data, while education and agriculture students came consistently at the bottom. Dr. Jonathan Wai, a research scientist at Duke University, in North Carolina, conducted…


British teenagers most illiterate in developed world

A global study has revealed that English teenagers are the most illiterate and the second most innumerate in the developed world. There have been calls for a change in attitude towards education to improve basic skills. The Operation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) has found in a study that English teens “had the lowest…


Education Secretary: arts subjects are not “useful”

Education secretary Nicky Morgan has caused controversy after she recently said that studying arts or humanities subjects made it harder for students to find work in later life, and they should instead study science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) subjects. “If you didn’t know what you wanted to do… then the arts and the humanities…

January 2021
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