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Some Good News Concerning Tuition Fees

Teresa May has just announced a freeze on the level of student university fees, while also raising the threshold at which the student loan debt mus...

47 days ago
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Five year high in university clearing figures

Predicted grades give a fair indication of what a student can expect to receive as their final mark. Of course these academic prophesies can can empow...
89 days ago
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Left Handed Children

The Latin word for being `left handed` is Sinestro - a term which hardly carries complementary connotations. The early ancient Greek word for left...

3 months ago
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Early Signs That Your Child is Gifted

Of course every parent knows their child is special. Sometimes other people don`t see just how perfect their little one is. Even teachers can fail...

3 months ago
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Children Excercise

Survey Shows Four out of five primary school children do not get recommended amount of exercise

Public Health England, an executive agency o...

4 months ago
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Teachers 1% Pay Cap

It has just been announced that teachers will have their pay capped to a 1% rise this year. Given that (as of April 2017) inflation stands at 2.6%,...

4 months ago
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School to Close at Lunchtime

Danemill Primary School in Enderby, Leicestershire, has recently announced that it will shortening its working week, closing at lunchtime every Fri...

4 months ago
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The top 12 Degrees that will Secure you a Job

With UK university graduates now enjoying the highest amount of debt in the world - an average of 44,000 - it is becoming increasingly prudent to...

6 months ago
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Cheating in exams with technology

Students have always sought new ways to cheat in exams. Ever since we have been testing them, making them sit quietly in lines of little desks, too...

6 months ago
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Different Leaning styles

In the 1970`s a number of different theories relating to learning and knowledge acquisition were proposed. The uniting characteristic of these theo...

6 months ago
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Class Sizes - too Big or too Small?

What is the ideal class size? Thirty seems to have become the normal number of pupils - but could this be too high, and even prove an impediment to...

6 months ago
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Secondary Schools

GCSE Grading System

From this summer the new GCSE grading system will be introduced. This will replace the traditional A* - G grades numbers: one through to nine, with...

7 months ago
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Primary schools

Primary School Children Learn Computer Coding

When I was a primary school student, back in the 1980`s, lessons in IT were nothing more than an hour a week being taught very basic word processin...

7 months ago
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Ofsted Plans to Examine the Social Media Sites of Parents and Pupils

Ofsted have announced that they plan to look at the social media sites of pupils and their parents to monitor whether the standards at their school...

7 months ago
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School Uniforms

Are school uniforms an overly authoritarian constriction on children`s identities? Straight jacks for their free self expression? Or are they a way...

7 months ago
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Mobile Phones in Schools

Mobile phones - the scourge of the school room. The dastardly object that every teacher is forever on the lookout for. Tell-tale signs of surreptitiou...
8 months ago
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Secondary Schools

Technical T-Level Qualifications

It is possible that many people, focusing more on the financial side of the report, missed the important education announcement in Wednesday`s budget....
8 months ago
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Fast Track Degree

Education ministers announced on Friday that Students will be given the option to choose a fast track, two year degree. Those choosing this condensed...
8 months ago
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Is Latin Coming back

A hundred years ago Latin classes were a feature of almost every school child`s education. Learning the way different verbs, nouns and adjectives were...
9 months ago
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Body Cameras at Schools

Teachers in two schools are trialing the use of body worn cameras, similar to those worn by the police. At least two schools in the UK are testing the...
9 months ago
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Is University for everyone?

Ever since the era of Tony Blair, it has become an expectation that every young person should - indeed must - go to university. The previous Prime Min...
9 months ago
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By the age of six Girls may be Intellectually Deferring to their Male Peers

A group of prominent US researchers have revealed the disheartening statement that school girls as young as only six are beginning to doubt their own...
9 months ago
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Compulsory Sex Education in Schools

Mp`s vote against Compulsory Sex Education in Schools

As the Law in Great Britain currently stands all state schools are required to cover th...

10 months ago
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Fake University Certificates

As printing techniques have improved over the years university certificates have come to resemble banknotes in the sophistication of their design. Emb...
10 months ago
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PISA Ranking

Many people will not be familiar with the PISA ranking system. With so many acronyms in the education sector - GCSEs OFCOM, etc - most have probabl...

10 months ago
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Primary schools

Changes to the KS2 curriculum

Key Stage 2 defines part of the National Curriculum for pupils in year three through to year six, typically pupils aged between seven and eleven. The...
11 months ago
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Archeology

The AQA - assessment and qualifications alliance - announced in October that it would be removing both A-level and AS level Archeology from the syl...

11 months ago
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Secondary Schools

GCSE Grading Changes

The GCSE qualification is about to undergo a huge change as of August 2017. The changes relate to a new grading system as well as alteration to the...

11 months ago
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Schools

Grammar Schools

The topic of grammar schools has always been a contentious one - by having what is effectively an entrance exam, do they pave a privileged path for...

11 months ago
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Private vs State schools

Tutor Hunt has recently conducted research into the demographic of students from both state and private schools who received private tuition, polling...
12 months ago
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Academies

Back in march 2016 the Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan announced that all schools throughout the UK would be forced to become academies....
12 months ago
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