from www.shutterstock.comYoung people face serious threats to their safety and well-being. Crime data shows that 16 to 24-year-olds are more likely to be victims of violent crime than any other age group. In a recent YouGov poll, 63% of women and 26%..
The study of education consists of a range of traditions with distinct origins, purposes and foci. Judge and colleagues have shown how education developed as a field of study in markedly different ways in different countries (Judge et al, 1994), whil..
In the final of our series of short films, university and college leaders take stock and share their thoughts on the future of higher education regulation, and why independence of judgement is necessary to give our quality assurance system credibilit..
France and the UK have typically taken divergent approaches to the schooling of the children of immigrants, and to migrant incorporation in general. My master’s dissertation found that these two approaches had converged in response to the ongoing thr..
‘It is not possible to train truly literate individuals (in the broadest sense), in whatever specialism they may pursue, by any means other than the properly organised teaching of foreign languages.’
L. V. Shcherba
Recent curriculum policies in the..
David Willetts was minister for universities and science in the coalition government from 2010 to 2014, when the cap on tuition fees was raised to £9,000 per year in England and Wales. In his new book, A University Education, he provides a defence of..
The number of late GCSE entries in England has dropped by just under 10% from 487,250 to 439,710, but continue to represent approximately 3% of all GCSE entries.
Number of late AS and A level entries in England has also dropped by almos..
In the latest short film from QAA, university and college leaders discuss UK higher education's reputation as a world-leading global brand, and why internationally acclaimed quality assurance is important.
The UK is a popular destination for in..
The EWC was formed in April 2015, following the introduction of the Education (Wales) Act 2014. The EWC are responsible for:
establishing and maintaining a Register of school teachers, Further Education (FE) teachers, school and FE learning support ..
A report, released today by Universities Wales, shows that international students studying at Welsh universities are having an immediate and significant impact on our country. The strength of Welsh universities in attracting more than 22,000 students..