Category: Academic

Category: Academic

Is Now the Time to Overhaul the British Education System?

When you consider that the original UK education system was invented during Victorian times, you won’t be shocked to learn that many people think that now is the right time to make changes. From the development of technology to the demands of the economy, it is important to have an

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The Benefits of Online Tuition

This surge in demand has meant that many tuition services have added to their provision or extended what is already on offer so that all students can get what they need. Take a look at some of the key benefits that come with online tuition below! 1 – Tuition to

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STEM Opportunities for School Students in 2020/2021

If you are a student, parent or teacher interested in finding opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM), then you may have concluded that there is little point in looking until the pandemic is under control. However, you may be pleased to learn that despite the new restrictions on

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Do Learning Styles Still Have Value in Education?

Understanding how we learn is an important step for any student to achieve success, and there was a time in education where discovering your learning style was a key part of the curriculum. Nowadays, with more pressure on passing exams and the recent COVID-19 disruption, learning styles are not as

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Vocabulary

Why Improving Vocabulary Improves Lives

It is well understood that a child that has a well-developed vocabulary often finds it easier to read and write with fluency but did you know that it also has links to improved confidence and wellbeing? In fact, so significant is a good vocabulary that teachers are being prompted to

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How Important Is Feedback To Achieving Learning Goals?

Students all over the world complete educational tasks in both classrooms and away from school. Their reason for doing so is because the work was set by their teacher so that they could show their understanding and find out how well they have done. This feedback is essential in the

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Private Education

State Education Vs Private Education

The British education system is one of the most diverse of its kind. We have a myriad of different school types from free schools to academies and grammar schools to private; all of which will suggest that they have the edge over each other! If you are wondering which is

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PISA Testing – The Lowdown

You may have heard of PISA testing and be left wondering what it is and what it does; we thought we’d take the time to share a brief overview so that you know what it’s all about. PISA is the Programme for International Student Assessment and was created to be

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Revision Tips to Get You Ready for Exam Season

There are always many people on hand who want to impart their advice on revision and share stories about how they got through their exams but in reality, all you need are our 3 top tips for success and you will sail through the exam season with your sanity left

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