In the news: celebrity home schooling

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The subject of home education has been in the news again recently with the decision of the actress Emma Thompson to educate her daughter out of school. Gaia has been withdrawn from school at 15 to continue her study at home because she doesn’t like the ‘sausage factory of formal education’ her father Greg Wise... Read more »

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Did London just break the dominance of Oxbridge?

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Strangely, universities are seldom ranked primarily on their undergraduate experiences and reputation – there’s a bit more to it than purely how students get through their three or two hours before donning the mortarboard hat.  Nowadays, the government’s big drive to make the UK a world-leader in research is beginning to make in-roads into institutions... Read more »

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