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Germany’s educational reputation is perhaps the best in the world after the US and UK. The snag is that all international students must past stringent German language tests to study at most good universities in Germany. This has lead to the bizarre contradiction that the country is among the most popular more..
If you’re looking for something new and off the beaten track, or even if you aren’t, you should take a look at the European College of Liberal Arts (abbreviated ECLA, pronounced Eck-Lah), a relatively new (and tiny) but extraordinary institution in the suburbs of Berlin that recently became a part... more..
You don’t count Albert Einstein and Karl Marx among your alumni if you don’t pull your weight in the smarty-pants department. There are a wide variety of academic experiences to be had at Humboldt, as each department seems to do things its own way more..
Heidelberg (not to be confused with the town/university of the same name in Ohio) is considered by some to be the best university in Germany. Set in one of the country’s most enchanting medieval towns, Heidelberg is the oldest university in Germany, and is almost as attractive to tourists as it... more..
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Perhaps you suspect your child has some learning difficulty and you would like advice on what you should do. Or perhaps it is becoming clear that your child's current school is not working for him or her, and you need help to find a mainstream school which has better SEN provision, or to find a special school which will best cater for your child's area of need. Our SEN consultancy team advises on both special schools, and the mainstream schools with good SEN support, from reception through to the specialist colleges for 19+.
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There are currently around 164 state funded grammar schools located in 36 English local authorities, with around 167,000 pupils between them. There are a further 69 grammar schools in Northern Ireland, but none in Wales or Scotland. Almost half of these are in what are considered 'selective authorities' (eg Kent and Buckinghamshire), where around one in five local children are selected for grammar school entry based on ability. The others are areas such as Barnet or Kingston, with only a few grammar schools.
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