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- Security limits tutor access
- Students complain that swipe-card entry at Manchester's new building prevents them getting on to lecturers' floors. Rebecca Attwood reports.
- Historians decry journal rankings
- Leading historians have launched a withering attack on a new ranking of academic journals, which they say is "manifestly flawed, crude and oversimplified", writes John Gill.
- Bonding and branding on agenda for new Wales v-c
- The restructured University of Wales will create such a strong brand and such solid bonds between its constituent universities that none will wish to break free from the confederation. This is the prediction of Marc Clement, the first full-time vice-chancellor of the 114-year-old University of Wales, writes Melanie Newman.
- Special report: New schools
- Tories initiate own inquiry into Sats
- The Conservatives have enlisted the former head of Imperial College London to carry out a rival inquiry into the future of exams
- New Leeds school to switch to academy
- South Leeds high school is to be turned into an academy under Leeds city council proposals to improve its pupils' exam results
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- Features Archive
- by Simon Felton
- 02 August 2001