Lord Lexden praises CIFE award winners

Article in summary The article describes the 2014 CIFE awards ceremony at the House of Lords, and outlines the individual award winners’ achievements. Article in detail At the annual CIFE Academic Awards Presentation held at the House of Lords on Wednesday 19th March, Lord Lexden presented awards

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More students take Easter Revision courses

More students take Easter Revision courses than ever before. A key factor was the abolition of January A-level exams, but the ever-upwards pressure on good university places continues to put a premium of getting A grades rather than anything lower. Figures show a 4 per cent increase

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Lord Lexden is new CIFE President

CIFE is delighted to announce that Lord Alistair Lexden is new CIFE President. Lord Lexden is a distinguished educationalist, historian and author of wide experience and interests who joined the House of Lords as a Conservative working peer in January 2011. Lord Lexden spent the first eight

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Outstanding CIFE college students win awards

Article in summary The article describes the 2013 CIFE awards ceremony at the House of Lords, and outlines the individual award winners’ achievements. Article in detail At the annual CIFE Academic Awards Presentation held at the House of Lords on Monday 18th March 2013, Baroness Perry of

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CIFE makes the case for retakes

Article in summary Although history has moved on – January resits are no longer possible, and resitting individual units may become impossible from 2017 on, this 2010 article by Fiona Pocock makes the case for retakes. She argues that a ban would condemn many worthwhile students to

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