Top tips and tricks for exam revision

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 […]

What does Jeff Benzos See in Singapore Maths?

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? Jeff Bezos often comes up when it comes to the success rates of maths, but what is the link between the two?   What is Singapore Maths? […]

More Government funding to be placed in Grammar Schools

While we are never one to discount any form of education, it is no secret that Grammar Schools are a sought after option for education in many regions. Grammar Schools are seen to provide a much higher education rate than some other schools, which has meant that there are long waiting lists and exams to […]

What is Accelerated Learning, and How Can it Boost Your Child’s Attainment?

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. This post aims to examine what accelerated learning is and how it can help improve how we teach our […]

5 Ways to teach Your Child about the Joys of The Library!

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 entertain them down with a smartphone or tablet, watching videos on YouTube or something on TV. Now, we aren’t saying that twenty years […]

Machine learning and one to one tuition

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 […]

How to get boys reading?

Do you feel that reading 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 past […]

The Importance of Children Learning Music

  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 we should study maths and science. Whereas maths and science have […]

What is The Growth Mindset?

The ‘growth mindset’ movement is the newest way psychologists think education can be changed for the better. It has been taking the U.S. by storm, and it’s about to hit the shores in the U.K. So before it hits, let’s look at what exactly a ‘growth mindset’ is and why the idea is proving so […]