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What’s Inside December2010: • • •

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EDUCATIONAL LEAGUE TABLES

PISA 2009 http://www.oecd.org/document/61/0, 3343,en_2649_35845621_46567613_1 _1_1_1,00.html OECD PISA results 2009. Results presents the findings from the most recent PISA survey, which focused on reading and also assessed mathematics and science performance. The report comprises six volumes:covering schools in OECD nations.

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FOREIGN STUDENTS

Occasional Paper 90: Overseas students in the immigration system Types of institution and levels of study Home office. http://rds.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs 10/occ90.pdf

Articles on student motivation University Finance Educational rankings


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Lexmond, J. and Bradley, W. (2010). Class of 2010: a Report into the Attitudes and Aspirations of This Year's Graduates. http://www.endsleigh.co.uk/Student/D ocuments/Demos_Report_2010_screen .pdf

http://www.educationandemployers.org /media/8065/eet05%20what%20is%20t o%20be%20gained%20through%20par tnership%20october%202010.pdf Report from . Education and Employers Taskforce

Survey by Endsleigh. What do they feel about their job prospects? University Vocational Awards Council (2010). Progression from Vocational and Applied Learning to Higher Education across the UK. http://www.ukces.org.uk/upload/pdf/42 4657_progression%20to%20higher%2 0Ed.pdf UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) examines looking at progression routes to University for those with applied and vocational qualifications. Compiled by Heather Dawson

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FINANCE:

8th report - Customer First Programme: Delivery of Student Finance. Public Accounts Committee HC 424 http://www.publications.parliament.uk/ pa/cm201011/cmselect/cmpubacc/424/ 42402.htm Mann, A. with Lopez, D. and Stanley, J. (2010). What is to be Gained through Partnership? Exploring the Value of Education-Employer Relationships

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Higher education reports December 2010