greg.smith, Author at Oxford Open Learning

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Parental Involvement on Teenagers’ Achievement

Teenagers’ exam results are more likely to be influenced by their parents than their school, according to new research. Arnold Chevalier from the University of London has analysed teenagers from Danish schools over an eight year period, starting in 2002. The study was a comparison between pupils who were made to change school at 16 […]

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Gaining GCSE Maths by distance learning

Most colleges and Sixth form institutions require at least five A – C grades at GCSE level in order for a student to join and continue their education. The core subjects of the GCSE program are English and Maths.

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GCSEs and A-Levels: Michael Gove to Overhaul Examination System

Michael Gove, Education Secretary, has recently explained that GCSE’s and A-Levels are about to get a lot harder as he plans to reform the examination system.

Gove recently said at a lunch in Westminster:

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Its an Iphone App, but is it ready?

The Oxford Online Learning classroom can now be accessed via the My Moodle Iphone app. But was it worth the effort of setting this up? This is a question I am still pondering several days later.  Downloading the app directly from the Iphone app store and with only a minor amount of tweaking I soon […]

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