Why aren’t more students learning Mandarin Chinese?

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There’s a certain irony in teaching modern foreign languages.  For sure, schools are attempting to halt the free-fall the numbers of students taking foreign languages by using many different persuading arguments.  We hear about how it will help you in a more globalised world – particularly one in which Chinese and Mandarin in particular are... Read more »

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A look into disruptive technology based innovation in education

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Education has been the focus of political reform in the UK. Despite the introduction of Academies which seemingly are starting to drive up student performance, a landmark report published by the OECD has found that young people in the UK are lagging behind in literacy and numeracy skills. This situation needs to be rectified if we are to remain competitive... Read more »

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