The government is developing a new set of qualifications as an alternative choice, post sixteen, for those who do not want to choose the more academic route of A Levels. The new qualifications; T Levels, have been designed to replace the random assortment of vocational and technical qualifications already on offer to those who want... Read more »
Full name: Ross Mountney
Ex-teacher and home educator, writer and author of books on home education and parenting.
There have been many fascinating studies over the years into the subject of twins. Anyone who’s had a personal connection with raising twins couldn’t help but notice their unique relationship, they way they sometimes appear to communicate and empathise with each other in an exclusive way. How they bounce ideas off each other. And gain... Read more »
With the development of Artificial Intelligence (or AI) the question has been raised as to whether robots could eventually replace our teachers and tutors. As a simple explanation, AI is a form of technology that has been computed to respond in alarmingly human-like ways to environmental stimuli. We’ve probably all seen the clips of figure-like... Read more »
Children’s mental health has been in the headlines once again. Statistics are showing that the numbers of referrals from schools asking for mental health support for the children in their classes has risen by more than a third. And the ages of those children are getting younger, many of them at the Primary stage. So... Read more »
There has been a steady increase in the numbers of families in the UK who home school according to a report by the BBC recently. Home schooling, or home educating as it’s also known, has risen by forty percent over the last three years. Parents cite a number of reasons why they choose to home... Read more »