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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Would you name and shame as a way of initiating change in schools?

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There are many issues about schooling and the education system which parents are concerned about. The intense focus on statistics and results, consequently the narrowing of curriculum and squeezing out of arts and sports, unhealthy relationships and bullying, and stressed out kids along with the rise in mental health issues, to name a few. Not... Read more »

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What are T Levels?

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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 »

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Twins and their education

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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 »

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