Who would make it into your Dream School?

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Love him or loathe him, Jamie Oliver’s wide-screen face will be filling T.V sets for the next few weeks as he embarks on his next moral conquest; this time tackling education with an all-star cast and the best staffroom sarnies ever to grace a fold-out table. His new series, Jamie’s Dream School,  airs tonight at 9 and shifts focus from the... Read more »

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Online Tutoring: The Cons

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As I said in a previous post, online learning has distinct advantages and disadvantages. In my opinion, the advantages far outweigh the counter (in more ways than my initial outline) but it’s well worth looking at the disadvantages which are equally as important. Initially, parents and kids should be confident the tutor teaching them is... Read more »

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Introducing Distance Learning

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In my continuing quest to pour some light on the often confusing world of online learning, I want to look at distance learning courses – one of the earliest forms of academic learning set outside of the four classroom walls. Like tutoring, distance learning has made a steady progression towards being a fully fledged online service,... Read more »

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Deciphering the world of Online Learning

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It’s quite clear to me, and anyone else who’s interested in education, that in recent times we’ve witnessed a boom in the trend of online education and homework help. Every day more people, parents and pupils, log on to search for the extra help they need, but to be honest deciphering the different options isn’t... Read more »

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Online learning: The Pro’s

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Whenever man makes some great advancement in life, it always seems to be down to a bit of technological boffinry. The wheel, the internal combustion engine, the Sinclair C5 … alright, we can’t get it right every time. Either way, it’s technological innovation that seems to be the only thing capable of perpetual motion. It goes without saying that... Read more »

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