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The new boom in home tuition – if you can pay £40 an hour

The new boom in home tuition – if you can pay £40 an hour | Doha British School | Scoop.it
Private tutoring is that rare thing - a booming British industry. The money's good and the perks can be even better. But who are the teachers giving all these extra lessons?
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Critical thinking an essential tool for UAE studnets | The National

Critical thinking an essential tool for UAE studnets | The National | Doha British School | Scoop.it
Schools are failing to teach students how to think critically, and instead are relying on memorisation and rote for learning.
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“In the International Baccalaureate or British systems, there’s more critical thinking embodied in the curriculum...”

 
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Government plans to overhaul GCSEs and A-levels at the same time will 'wreck' education, says Oxford University's head of admissions

Government plans to overhaul GCSEs and A-levels at the same time will 'wreck' education, says Oxford University's head of admissions | Doha British School | Scoop.it
Education Secretary Michael’s Gove’s exam reform will “wreck” the English education system, the head of admissions to Oxford University warned yesterday.
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More support for IB as replacement for A levels.
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Five schools where not on pupil has English as their first language... and there are another 240 that are not far behind

Five schools where not on pupil has English as their first language... and there are another 240 that are not far behind | Doha British School | Scoop.it
Two of the schools have more than 400 pupils speaking a bewildering 20 languages, according to figures from the Department for Education.
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"More and more of the world is going bilingual".
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There's much more to IQ than biology and DNA - Telegraph

There's much more to IQ than biology and DNA - Telegraph | Doha British School | Scoop.it
“The claim by Michael Gove’s adviser Dominic Cummings that exam results are in the genes suggests he needs to take a few biology lessons (More on education and genetics.”
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Nature or Nurture? The debate continues ......
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