Some new research and a couple of policy announcements have caught my eye just recently and it’s about time had my tuppence worth on the important issues raised. First off, a new report has found that one in five young people in the UK say they have ‘abandoned their ambitions’ because of poor grades. The... Read more »
Full name: Joe Ashby
Hi I'm Joe. I am a blogger and local newshound.
Over the past few nervy weeks students the length and breadth of the UK have come to the end of an anxious wait as GCSE and A-level results are revealed. Those A-level students achieving the results they needed will, in the coming months, be setting of into the unknown where their futures will be forged... Read more »
A few weeks ago I blogged about the NUS’s call to arms as it looks to recruit UK Universities into backing its new campaign to ban advertising from payday loan companies on campuses across the UK. A ongoing wider debate on the amount of advertising our children are exposed to has hotted up after one lobby group... Read more »
The BBC reported on a worrying upward trend in teachers quitting their jobs, the figure rising by up to a fifth in just a year. Responding to a question posed by Labour, Schools Minister David Laws said 47,700 teachers left their jobs in 2010/11, up 7, 630 on the previous year. No explanation has been offered for the rise, so... Read more »
Following on from part 1 in my list of top tools and excellent apps to see you through exams I welcome you to part 2, where I’ll be focusing on the things you can do to get your mind settled and your heartbeat steady – let’s go! Up here for thinking Exam Success Hypnotherapy: So... Read more »