Admissions

www.wbbpe.org merit list result (released) – Education Article

WBBPE D.El.Ed Merit List 2020: WBBPE D.El.Ed Merit List 2020 Result is now available on www.wbbpe.org. Candidates who have submitted the Application form will be eligible to appear for the exam which will be conducted by West Bengal Board of Primary Education(WBBPE) in West Bengal, India. The WBBPE is supposed to exercise jurisdictional authority on the District Primary Schools Council. The aim is to as much to decentralize as to democratize the Primary Education System. Candidates have to go through…

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UK universities face pressure to reform admissions process | Education

British universities are taking a hard look at changes to their admissions procedures for undergraduates, after evidence that significant numbers of disadvantaged and ethnic minority students are dissatisfied with the current system.A survey of university applicants commissioned by vice-chancellors and seen by the Guardian found that many black and other ethnic minority candidates, as well as those from families without a history of studying in higher education, complained of obstacles during their applications, including poor careers advice and a time-consuming…

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Students say they don’t understand university offer-making. This must change | Julia Buckingham | Education

Education is a great leveller, a route for people from disadvantaged backgrounds to improve their lives. We know graduates tend do better and earn more in full-time employment. More 18-year-olds from disadvantaged backgrounds are going to university than ever before, but they remain three times less likely than those from wealthier backgrounds to do so. To narrow that gap, universities must do more to help them. It is essential that the university admissions system is easy for students to understand…

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Oxford Brookes doing worse than University of Oxford on state school admissions | Education

An Oxford university is struggling to meet targets for widening participation, according to the latest set of official statistics – but it’s not the university you might think. Figures published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency reveal that Oxford Brookes University admitted a higher proportion of privately educated undergraduates than most other UK universities, and more than some highly selective institutions such as the London School of Economics. Oxford Brookes – founded in 1865 and now with 18,000 full and…

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Ucas to stop advertising private loans to students | Education

Ucas, the university admissions service, has agreed to stop advertising private loans to students following pressure from the consumer finance expert Martin Lewis and a rebuke from the Charity Commission. Lewis and his organisation Money Saving Expert criticised Ucas last year as “tainted” for marketing commercial loans to students as young as 18 through its mailing lists, after it carried advertising for a private provider that offered loans of up to £40,000. Ucas, a charity that processes admissions on behalf…

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Two in five 18-year-olds in UK apply to study at university this year | Education

Two out of every five 18-year-olds in the UK are applying for a place to study at university this year, along with record numbers of students from China and India, according to figures from the university admissions service. Ucas, which operates the application process for higher education, said the number of UK sixth formers applying for undergraduate places rose to 275,300, despite a 1.5% decline in the UK’s overall 18-year-old population, suggesting the appetite for university education remains undimmed by…

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Third of non-EU university students in UK come from China | Education

The number of students from China at British universities increased again last year, with the latest figures showing that recruitment of Chinese students outstripped those from other countries. The Higher Education Statistics Agency’s breakdown of students in UK higher education last year showed that the number of students from China rose above 120,000 for the first time, accounting for more than one in every three non-EU students. While the number of new students coming from EU countries rose by 2%…

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‘Off-rolling’ hides true extent of disadvantage gap in schools – study | Education

The gap between disadvantaged pupils and their better-off peers in England is much wider than previously estimated, with as many as 9,000 disadvantaged 16-year-olds not taking exams or recorded in school league tables because they cannot be located on school records. Analysis by FFT Education Datalab found an increasing number of pupils, both disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged, leaving mainstream schools last year for an unknown destination. In total, 24,600 disappeared from school rolls compared with 22,000 the year before, amid concern…

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‘Best time ever’: school-leavers have pick of university courses, says Ucas | Education

Today’s school-leavers are enjoying “the best time ever” to take their pick of university courses, thanks to fierce competition between institutions recruiting from a shrinking pool of 18-year-olds, according to the UK’s university admissions administrator. Ucas, which operates the admissions process for undergraduate courses, said nearly 98% of applicants received offers of a place to study for a degree this year, and that could be even higher next year as the demographic dip among British school-leavers reaches its lowest point.…

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Education secretary backs review of university admissions | Education

The education secretary, Gavin Williamson, has backed a review into university admissions, including a fresh look at whether school leavers should only apply for places after receiving their A-level results. Williamson said recent developments, such as the steep rise in unconditional offers to sixth-formers, reopened questions over the admissions system and its calendar, as part of a review being carried out by the Office for Students (OfS), the higher education regulator for England. “I recognise that we need to review…

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Charity regulator warns Ucas about marketing loans to students | Education

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service has been rebuked by the Charity Commission over its role in the marketing of private loans to students and school-leavers, with the regulator warning that Ucas needs to rein in its commercial arm. The commission’s intervention followed direct mail and email marketing sent to students last month by Ucas Media – Ucas’s commercial subsidiary – advertising Future Finance, a company offering private loans targeted at students. After a complaint by Martin Lewis, the consumer…

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Midnapore College UG Merit List 2019:BA, B.Sc in Economics, Physics – Education Article

Midnapore College UG Merit List 2019: The merit list of Midnapore College will get released on the 11th June 2019. The candidates, who wish to take admission in this college must know the fact that admission in UG Courses is done on the basis of the merit basis. The merit list of Midnapore College will be released in an online mode. The merit list will be containing all the mandatory details. If Midnapore College Merit List 2019 contains any personal…

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Arts, Science commerce merit list – Education Article

Pandu College Merit List 2019 released for the admission to the UG courses on 8th June 2019. Candidates interested in taking admission to Undergraduate and Post Graduate courses are required to submit the Application form of Pandu College and submit it before the due date. The details in the Application form should be valid and correct as any form of misleading information will lead to the cancellation of the candidature. The Admission to the applied course in Pandu College will…

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Oxford makes progress on diversity – but too slowly, says university head | Education

The vice-chancellor of Oxford University has said her institution’s progress in tackling inequality and disadvantage remains slow, despite figures that show record numbers of women, state-educated pupils and students from black and minority ethnic backgrounds were admitted last year. The proportion of students from UK state schools rose above 60% for the first time, and more women than men were admitted for the second year in a row. A record number of undergraduates with disabilities also joined the university. The…

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MMCC College Merit List 2019, Steps to download the Merit List – Education Article

MMCC College Merit List 2019: Marathwada Mitra Mandal’s College of Commerce will be releasing the Merit List for the admission tot he courses offered by the college. The College offers B.Com, BBA, B.Sc. (Computer Science), BBA (IB) and BBA to the candidates interested in pursuing the course. MMCC College Merit List 2019 will be prepared on the basis of the score secured by the candidates in their Higher Secondary School Exam. It should be noted that there will be no entrance…

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Eight Years Later | TeacherToolkit – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes How can one use a traumatic moment and turn it into something positive? There will be a core group of readers who will remember the 21st May 2011 when I first shared this photo. Not many readers of Teacher Toolkit will know the real reason I started this website – as an expectant father and having just lost my school leadership job to redundancy), I found myself without work after 17 years in teaching – and…

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