Category: Academic

Category: Academic

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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Setting Priorities for Learning – A Guide

In order to maximise your learning potential, you must become adept at managing your time and knowing how to prioritise tasks. We have compiled some of the most useful advice for you so that you can start your time management journey right away! Take a look through our key advice

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The Role of the Teacher in the Near Distant Future

The Role of the Teacher in the Near Distant Future Introduction of technological classrooms to teachers Teaching is one of the oldest professions and yet has been slower in technological advancement in comparison to other roles in society. The time has come for it to catch up, but it begs

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The Benefits of STEM Education

The Benefits of STEM Education What is STEM Education? STEM education is the integration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics to create an interdisciplinary approach to learning. STEM learning is highly thought of in both education and business as it is seen as the ideal way to provide a relevant

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