Monthly Archives: November 2013

Understanding home education and how it works

Another increasingly popular alternative to mainstream schooling is home education or home schooling. This is when parents exercise their legal right to educate their children at home. The term ‘home’ educating tends to give an inaccurate impression because most parents … Continue reading

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Maths graduates and students: What are your prospects?

Perhaps one of the more traditional subjects to study is mathematics. What starts off in primary schools up and down the country can either turn into a life-long passion for numbers and problem-solving… or it can be the bane of … Continue reading

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Tutorhub’s top 10 ways to find a private tutor

The past decade has seen a real boom in the home tutoring trade; despite the worldwide recession, parents are spending more on personalised tuition. Education charity, the Sutton Trust, reveal that while some 18 per cent of children in the UK received … Continue reading

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Geography students: Internships and graduate work – it’s all out there!

Perhaps one of the least talked-about subject areas to study at university is that of geography.  According to the Royal Geographical Society, 30,000 students are currently studying it for a degree and this number has steadily been on the increase. … Continue reading

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Discover a world of learning with our favourite education blogs

The more you delve into the fascinating world of education, the more exciting it becomes – educators across the UK are dreaming up new, creative ways to awaken students to the joys of learning through strategies like student-negotiated learning, critical … Continue reading

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Private tutoring: the pros and cons of getting some extra help

Tutoring works, so it’s little wonder that private tutoring is so popular these days. Studies indicate that it can comfortably move a student one and a half grades. This could mean moving a student from a low D to a good C, … Continue reading

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Thinking about enrolling at a Steiner Waldorf school? A Guide on what to expect

There are many ways to educate a child. This the second in a series of articles in which we will be exploring alternative ways of learning outside the traditional state education system, and explaining what makes them different, and unique. Following our look … Continue reading

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Thinking about a Montessori education? What should you expect

There are many ways to educate a child. This is one of a series of articles in which we will be exploring alternative ways of learning outside the traditional state education system, and explaining what makes them different, and unique. This … Continue reading

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Is schooling the best we can do?

We tend to accept school as the only form of educational provision. It’s certainly what we’re used to. But is it really the best way to help our children develop? Over ten years home educating, and roughly the same teaching … Continue reading

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It’s Anti-Bullying Week, how can we make a difference?

Anti-Bullying Week throws the spotlight on the activities of the Anti-Bullying Alliance, a coalition of organisations and individuals that work together to stop bullying and create safe environments for children and young people.  This year, the Anti-Bullying Week focus is … Continue reading

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