Top Tips: Getting kids to do their homework

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Let’s face it – getting our hormonal teens to do anything worthwhile in their free time is a pitched battle; a war of attrition where we inevitably fall into the role of the bad guy, time and again. Getting them to swallow anything remotely green, bring the platoon of mould-infested mugs down from their rooms or... Read more »

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The rise and rise of private tutoring – how to keep up with the pack

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Incredible insight into the world of high-end tutoring in this week’s Times, which claims some wealthy families from overseas are offering the best-qualified British tutors up to £80,000 a year (including housing) to prepare their kids for the Common Entrance exam, as well as provide GCSEs and A-level help. Wow. In Korea, spending on after-class... Read more »

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Top Ten: Educational Tools for Students

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A great deal of debate among EdTech enthusiasts centres around pinning down a date for when paperless classrooms become the norm, where digital devices triumph as the medium of choice for delivering education. Indeed, across the pond the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has recommended that digital instructional materials should completely replace traditional printed... Read more »

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