Mind the closing gap

1st December 2006 at 00:00
Bangladeshi pupils are improving faster than other ethnic minorities at GCSE level, according to new government figures. Lord Adonis, the schools minister, said the figures showed the Government was closing the gap between black, Pakistani and Bangladeshi pupils and other students.

He said: "These are encouraging results and a real testament to the hard work of pupils and teachers."

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now