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The International Baccalaureate explained
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The International Baccalaureate explained

Around 4,500 UK students take the IB Diploma in the sixth form every year. But what are its advantages and how does it compare to A levels?
10 Mar 2021
Instant Opinion: there is ‘only one solution’ for the BBC
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Instant Opinion: there is ‘only one solution’ for the BBC

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 1 September
1 Sep 2020
Britain home to the ‘unhappiest teenagers in Europe’
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Britain home to the ‘unhappiest teenagers in Europe’

Charity says ‘modern life’ and ‘exam pressure’ is driving down life satisfaction
28 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: Britain faces ‘catastrophic economic doom’
Rishi Sunak
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Instant Opinion: Britain faces ‘catastrophic economic doom’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 20 August
20 Aug 2020
Williamson warned against ‘deflecting’ blame for exam chaos
Gavin Williamson
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Williamson warned against ‘deflecting’ blame for exam chaos

Education secretary insists he will not resign amid reports that senior officials are facing sack
19 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘English education rewards the rich’
Eton
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Instant Opinion: ‘English education rewards the rich’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 18 August
18 Aug 2020
Behind the algorithm that triggered A-level mayhem
School strike
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Behind the algorithm that triggered A-level mayhem

‘Seeds of the policy disaster’ sown in letter sent by Gavin Williamson as lockdown was announced in March
18 Aug 2020

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‘Exam shambles’: mystery as Ofqual removes appeal process
Sixth-formers protesting against A-level grades
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‘Exam shambles’: mystery as Ofqual removes appeal process

Guidelines for affected students deleted hours after being made public
17 Aug 2020
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