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  1. On the right track?

    5 February 2013

    What is the impact of splitting school children onto different educational tracks based on academic ability? Sandra McNally considers the practice, and what happens when selective schools are forced to expand their intake.

  2. Early pointer to school success

    22 April 2014

    Alyssa Sawyer considers the link between self-regulation in early childhood and later academic achievement.

  3. Is happiness vital to learning?

    20 May 2014

    It’s time to include happiness in the school timetable, say Stephen Scoffham and Jonathan Barnes

  4. Neighbours and educational achievement

    15 July 2014

    Do a child's neighbours affect their performance at school? Steve Gibbons investigates

  5. The missing middle

    16 April 2014

    A life more ordinary: a UK collaboration turns the microscope on the under-examined majority in educational attainment.

  6. The meaning of curriculum-related examination standards in Scotland and England: a home-international comparison

    Authors: 
    Jo-Anne Baird and Lena Gray

    The ways in which examination standards are conceptualised and operationalised differently across nations has not been given sufficient attention. The international literature on standard-setting has been dominated by the psychometrics tradition....