Parents panic over exams

Parents have been advised to avoid passing on their anxiety and worry of getting in to top independent schools on to their children. The pressure to get into the best schools is enormous and highly competitive for four year olds even, especially in North London. Many parents take their very young children...

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Times are changing

The world is really changing, gone are the days where as a female, being brilliant and intelligent in class or school in general was highly attractive. You were praised and acknowledged for all your educational qualifications and credentials. However, these days that doesn’t seem to be the case, it has now...

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Violent Toddlers

The violence of children as young as one has become rampant, so many nurseries have had to expel so many children due to biting other children and attacking the nursery staff. Statistics released by the Department for Education, showed that about 30 children under the age of four or under were expelled...

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Five year olds, who speak better, do better

According to research, children who can’t speak properly by the age of five have been said to be more likely to fail their SATS when they are older. Five year olds who were behind in their language skills were six times less likely to achieve good English SATS by age 11. This English...

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London 11 Year olds in school crisis

Thursday’s Daily Standard reports that more than 28,000 London children will miss out on their first choice of secondary school this year. Last year, nearly 27,000 children were not given a place at their preferred school, and education specialists predict this number will rise by roughly 1,000 this year....

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Top universities handed low marks for teaching

Students at some of Britain’s leading Universities have been extremely critical of the quality of teaching they have been receiving. Bristol,  Edinburgh. King’s College London, Glasgow and the London School of Economics rank amongst the bottom 10 for academic feedback on student’s work despite belonging to the Russell Group...

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Funding and cuts

This year, heads and teachers will really begin to feel the squeeze as their budgets are tightened…even more than last year – and even more than the year before that. Education is an area most picked on. The area politicians can cut down on the most because they can...

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Do babies have a ‘Social Brain’?

The capacity to engage and communicate in a social world, is one defining the characteristics of the human species. Adults have special areas of the brain, sometimes referred to as the ‘social brain’, which respond to different human actions, such as eye, mouth and hand movements. We interpret how...

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Old-style classroom teaching

The Government’s school behaviour chief has called for a return on children putting their hands up in class to answer a question. Ludicrous as it may sound, this practice has been banned in some schools. Hands up has been going out of fashion for a long time. For the...

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