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GCSE results: vocational subjects are on the up

Tina Isaacs This article was originally published on The Conversation. Despite a number of dire warnings, overall GCSE results have not been very volatile. Across the country, the number of students getting A* to C grades has increased slightly, by

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Yes, they’re young and inexperienced. But Teach First participants have the right stuff

Rebecca Allen Today, Jay Allnutt and I published a new piece of analysis (PDF) showing that schools taking on Teach First participants have achieved gains in their GCSE results as a result of the programme. Our analysis tracks the performance of

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