Learning outside traditional schools

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Opportunities for learning outside of the traditional classroom are increasing and giving rise to various alternative approaches to education. For a start, home education (read more here) continues to grow in popularity and numbers expand daily. But for families who prefer to use a school there are other alternatives to the traditional schools we’re most familiar... Read more »

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Spurring your learners on…

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Whether your child goes to school and has homework, or whether they are home educated, they need encouragement to achieve their work. A question commonly directed at home educating parents, often from parents with children in school who are struggling to get their child to complete their homework, is how to get children to do... Read more »

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STEM skills and why they’re important

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The chief focus for parents when considering their children’s education tends to fall on the academic. Parents feel reassured that academic subjects can be easily measured, tested, and scored and lead to qualifications. However, some of the most essential skills children need to not only to continue to succeed with their learning but also in... Read more »

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