12 Nov '14

News Londons GCSE success due to ethnic diversity in capitals schools report

Researchers say pupils attainment and progress in past decade has less to do with innovative policy and more to do with ethnic compositionThe success of London teenagers who achieve significantly better GCSE results than the rest of England is due to the ethnic diversity in the capitals schools, according to research published on Wednesday.The so-called London effect, which describes the high levels of attainment and progress of pupils in the capital over the past decade, has been the subject of intense investigation by researchers seeking to replicate it elsewhere. Continue reading...

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