Top Tips: How and how not to revise

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Students sometimes take years to devise an effective revision strategy which truly reflects the amount of hard work they have been putting in throughout the year. It is no secret that the most successful students aren’t necessarily the ones who study the longest hours or sacrifice a personal and social life; rather, the lucky few... Read more »

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Uneasy religious times in schools

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It would be safe to assume that, whatever your religious beliefs, Britain has managed to keep it fairly neutral for us.  With philosophy lessons, comprehensive science lessons covering all aspects of the curriculum, freedom of expression and so on, it’s reasonable to say that whatever you believe in, you’re going to be well catered-for. After... Read more »

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Tips for tutors: Using Learning Maps

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Looking for some inspiration? Willing to try something new in your lessons? Many teachers and tutors have told us that they recommend Learning Maps (also known as Thinking Maps), so we thought that you may want to learn more. The purpose of this article is to explain what they are, why they are effective, explain the different... Read more »

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Top Revision Tips: Using Mind-Maps

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When revision time crops up and you feel daunted by the stack of notes on your desk, there is a handy tool which boosts your memory and makes study a more creative, appealing pursuit. A mind map – a kind of diagram which represents all the information you need to learn, present or analyse, in... Read more »

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Top Tips: How to succeed as a mature student

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Whether you have decided to pursue your GCSEs, A Levels, Degree or vocational qualifications as a mature age student, you are probably both excited and slightly daunted by the prospect of fulfilling a dream you have been harbouring for years. Your circumstances are likely to be very different from those of the average students, fresh... Read more »

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