There’s an interesting report on the BBC website this morning which discusses the data published by the Sutton Trust on where Universities get their intake. Unsurprisingly, the report makes much of the fact that Oxbridge applications are skewed towards particular schools and that in general, privately educated pupils fare better when it comes to gaining
A few days ago, when the government (and Nick Clegg in particular) was launching its strategy for social mobility, there was a chart used that made me feel a little uneasy. I couldn’t initially put my finger on why that was the case, but it looked as if it supported the argument rather too well.
I promise that this is the final one of the series of posts (for now … as there’s always another quarter end …) which relate to my blog stats. This time it’s a graph of the number of page views tenpencepiece.net has received every week since the start of 2009 (my first post was in
In case you weren’t bored enough already by the previous statistical post, here’s another. This time, it’s where people came from in the first quarter of 2011 and where they left to go to if they clicked on a link on this blog. In some ways it’s no great surprise that facebook tops
I had written an ‘April Fool’ post a few days ago that was scheduled to appear here just after midnight. However, I read it again and decided it just wasn’t that funny. So it’s gone. As such, you’ll have to make do with a repeat (kind of) instead. *Drum roll* The graphic below shows the
I’ve already posted three articles about my blog statistics for 2010. You may well be relieved to hear that this is the final one! This is simply a graph comparing the number of page views each week in 2010 compared with 2009. 2010 saw 53,501 page views (23,989 in 2009). Unsurprisingly, given the OU examination
Key to the top 40 posts: Blue – DD303 – cognitive psychology related (18/40) Orange – ED209 – child development related (12/40) Yellow – Open University related (6/40) Purple – General (2/40) Dark Green – Chartered IT Professional related (1/40) Light Green – DD307 – critical social psychology related (1/40)