BRITISH EDUCATION

  • Third of UK children think Einstein is a reality TV star October 29, 2012

    London: A third of primary school children in the UK believe Albert Einstein is a reality TV star and onefourth of them think Stephen Hawking is a hairdresser, a new study has found. However, 68 per cent were correctly able to identify Mark Zuckerberg as the founder of social networking...
  • British teachers admit manipulating results April 2, 2012

    London: A poll has found that stressed British teachers are feeling forced to manipulate exam results to maintain pupil pass percentage. Many feel their professionalism is at stake as they struggle with increasing demands for better grades from watchdog body Ofsted, parents and politicians, the Daily Express reported. According to the survey...