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Hands-on Learning

The Victoria & Albert museum in London recently announced a national schools programme — Design Lab Nation — which aims to revive art and design education in secondary schools. The project will be funded with the museum’s prize money of the Ar...

The Pitfalls of last-minute studying

Raise your hand if you’ve ever tried to cram information into your head the night before an exam. Leave your hand up if it didn’t work out particularly well — be it in terms of exam results, how much you still remember, or how sleep-deprived you w...

Teaching critical thinking in a ‘post-truth’ world

Back in November 2016, Oxford Dictionaries chose their word of the year: the adjective post-truth, defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion an...

Unhappy teachers = happy tutors?

As a profession teaching has a reputation for long hours (holidays excepted)low pay and often stressful working conditions. In studies it is teaching, notbanking or law, that consistently places in the top 3 most stressfulprofessions. It has becom...

What do Parents Want from a Tutoring Company?

Every student has different needs and every parent uses the services of a tutoring company for different reasons.However, there are some constants that parents expect as standard from atutoring business. This post explores what parents want from p...

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