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Are girls’ misconceptions of STEM subjects holding them back?

According to UK officials, girls' misconceptions of STEM subjects make them less likely than boys to consider taking Science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects at A Level.
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Primary school peer gap continues to narrow 7th year in a row

New data shows the gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers is continuing to close.
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UK invests millions into Commonwealth Scholarship fund

The UK’s education secretary, Damian Hinds has announced today (20th April), that the Department for Education will invest £5 million to make up the £13.4 million Commonwealth Scholarship fund, which aims to improve the quality of education for many young people throughout the Commonwealth.
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Funds for school improvement as Ofsted issues annual report

The government announces new funding to tackle school improvement as Sir Michael Wilshaw says failure to address poor performance contributed to Brexit vote Education Secretary Justine Greening announced new resources this week aimed at increasing the number of good school places for children across the country. Additional funds are being...

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