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Eleven Plus

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

A test or examination once commonly taken by pupils at the age of 11 to determine their progression route into secondary education. Administered by local authorities, the Eleven Plus could...

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Eleven Plus

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

A test or examination once commonly taken by pupils at the age of 11 to determine their progression route into secondary education. Administered by local authorities, the Eleven Plus could...

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Eleven Plus

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 289 words.

A test or examination once commonly taken by pupils at the age of 11 to determine their progression route into

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Eleven Plus

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 289 words.

A *test or *examination once commonly taken by pupils at the age of 11 to determine their progression

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Eleven-plus

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 107 words.

The name formerly given to the examination set to primary schoolchildren at the age of 11 or 12 and used

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Transfer Test

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 139 words.

A term referring to the Eleven Plus tests in Northern Ireland which have survived as part of the system of

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Transfer Test

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 138 words.

A term referring to the *Eleven Plus tests in Northern Ireland which have survived as part of the system

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Nampi Āṇtār Nampi

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

(12th century ce)

A Tamil Saiva bhakti poet who, under royal patronage, compiled the first eleven books of what became known as the Tirumuṟai collection. His own poetry, plus a...

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Clarke, Alan John (1935–1990), film and television director

David Forrest.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Film. 1205 words.

Clarke, Alan John (1935–1990), film and television director, was born at 24 Edgmond Street, Wallasey, Cheshire, on 28 October 1935, the elder of two children (he had a younger sister) of...

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Sullivan, John Richard Thomas (1946–2011), television scriptwriter

Anthony Hayward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 979 words.

Sullivan, John Richard Thomas (1946–2011), television scriptwriter, was born at 35 Zennor Road, Balham, London, on 23 December 1946, the son of John Patrick Sullivan, an Irish plumber, and...

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Africa and the American South

Robert L. Hall.

in The Past Is Not Dead

June 2012; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13868 words.

This chapter examines food crops and culinary habits that were introduced into the Western Hemisphere from Africa. Emphasis is on the influence of Africans and their foodways in the...

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eleven

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The word is recorded from Old English (in form endleofon), and comes from the base of one + a second element, probably expressing the sense ‘left over’ and occurring also in twelve. The...

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preparatory school

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

An independent school for day pupils or boarders aged up to 13 years. Its name derives from its role in preparing its pupils for selective examinations: the Eleven Plus or the Common...

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scholarship

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

1 A high level of academic learning and skill in a recognized academic discipline or field.

2 An award which may be offered to chosen students of...

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Nucleoside-Analogue Reverse-Transcriptase Inhibitors Plus Nevirapine, Nelfinavir, or Ritonavir for Pretreated Children Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1

Paul Krogstad, Sophia Lee, George Johnson, Kenneth Stanley, James McNamara, John Moye, J. Brooks Jackson, Rosaura Aguayo, Arry Dieudonne, Margaret Khoury, Hermann Mendez, Sharon Nachman and Andrew Wiznia.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5886 words.

The relative potency and tolerability of multidrug regimens used to treat infants and children infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) are largely unknown. In Pediatric...

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bipartite system

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

A system based on selection, where some schools select their pupils by ability while others do not. In England this was typified by the system of grammar schools and secondary modern...

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Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations, and Assessment

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(CCEA)

The CCEA determines the curriculum in Northern Ireland and manages the assessment of pupils at Key Stages 1, 2, and 3. It also oversees the conduct of public examinations...

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Critical Issues in Diversity and Schooling within Asia

Suk Ching Stella Chong.

in Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom

October 2007; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Schools Studies. 11680 words.

This chapter explores some of the key issues associated with diversity and schooling in eleven countries in Asia: the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations...

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Prologue

Michael B. Ballard.

in The Civil War in Mississippi

February 2011; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 4186 words.

This Prologue describes Mississippi’s readiness for war. The prospect of civil war did not frighten Mississippi fire-eaters, so-called because of their fiery defense of slavery and...

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Outcomes of 19 pregnant women with brucellosis in Babol, northern Iran

Mohammad Reza Hasanjani Roushan, Masomeh Baiani, Nesa Asnafi and Fiyyaz Saedi.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

September 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 1025 words.

Abstract

From April 2000 to March 2010, 19 pregnant women with brucellosis were evaluated, treated and followed up. Ten (53%) pregnant women had spontaneous...

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Transfer Test

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

A term referring to the Eleven Plus tests in Northern Ireland which have survived as part of the system of academic selection. These tests continued in practice until autumn 2008. The Burns...

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