It is no secret that students in China and Singapore are excelling in maths. Especially compared to children in other nations. But what is the reason for this? The name Jeff Bezos often comes up when it comes to the success rates of maths, but what is the link between the two? What is […]
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Whilst we are never one to discount any form of education, it is no secret that in many regions, Grammar Schools are a sought after option for education. Grammar Schools are seen to provide a much higher rate of education than some other schools, and this has meant that there are long waiting lists and […]
Exams are never easy. No matter who you are, or how you did in your exams, chances are that you won’t remember exams fondly. Whilst you can’t make them easy to sit, you can make them easier to sit. But, how do you do this? We have put together some of the top tricks and […]
When you think of someone who plays chess on a regular basis, there is a good chance that you are going to think of someone who is clever as well as good at maths. With this in mind, it is little wonder that many children around the world are encouraged to try their hand at […]
As a parent or teacher, there’s nothing you love more than a technique that can help you boost a child’s attainment at school. So if you haven’t heard about ‘Accelerated Learning’, you’re in for a treat. The point of this post is to examine what accelerated learning is, and how it can help improve how […]
Anyone who works in education will know that the release of The Sunday Times Schools Guide is incredibly important. This guide recognises the top schools throughout the UK, splitting them down into regions across the entire country. This November the results of the 25th edition of Parent Power, which is fully compiled by The Sunday […]
Lots of things have changed over the last few decades. One of those things is how we keep ourselves entertained, and the same goes for our children. It’s all too easy to plonk them down with a smartphone or tablet, watching videos on YouTube or something on TV. Now, we aren’t saying that twenty years […]
Technology does anything but stand still. So just when we’re starting to get to grips with VLEs, now we have to talk about machine learning! If it sounds like I’m complaining, I’m not. Technological improvements, not just for their own sake but for the sake of easier learning a more well-educated population, are welcome in […]
Do you feel that reading just isn’t as popular with children these days? We’re all too wrapped up in our iPhones and tablets, after all, and attention-grabbing apps and games are too much competition for boring old books. Well, you might be surprised to learn that sales of children’s books rose by 16% over the […]
In our modern age of cuts, the music and the arts are often the first to the chopping block. Generally, the reasoning behind learning music (or learning to paint, or learning to craft for that matter) has always been woollier than the reasons why we should study maths and science. Whereas maths and science […]