Tougher rival to GCSE exam is blocked

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor Ministers ruled that they could not approve the use of the Cambridge International Certificate ( known as …

Drive for state control ‘punishes’ universities

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor The accusation comes from Peter Williams, the outgoing head of the Quality Assurance Agency (the higher ed…

Mandelson delivers warning on university funding

Author: By Alison Kershaw, Press Association But if universities want to charge students more they will be expected to ensure the poorest applicants a…

50,000 students could miss out on university

Author: By Alison Kershaw Figures published by Ucas yesterday show that applications to UK universities have risen by a record 9.7 per cent in the pas…

Thousands to miss out on university places

Author: By Alison Kershaw, Press Association Data to be published by Ucas is expected to show that applications to UK universities has risen by 9.7 pe…