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It's different for Girls - Physics Report 2012

Posted by Audrey Curnock on Monday, October 15, 2012,
Interesting report form the Institute of Physics.  Two of the key findings are :
  • 49% of maintained co-ed schools sent no girls on to take A-level physics in 2011. The figure for all secondary schools is 46%
  • Girls were almost two and a half times more likely to go on to do A-level physics if they came from a girls’ school rather than a co-ed school (for all types of maintained schools in England)
 For the full report follow the link below.
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Good News for Education Unlimited

Posted by Audrey Curnock on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : our web site updates 
Good news for our Mathematics workshops.  Our initial application to the National Centre for Excellence in Teaching of Mathematics to allow us to have their CPD Standard, sent in June 2012, has today, 2nd October 2012,  been fully submitted with a vast array of supporting materials. We've updated some of our Mathematics materials to reflect this.
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