Articles by Vicky Chilton

Mature Student

The Benefits Of Being A Mature Student

It is clear that the UK needs more mature students, but why should you choose to study later in life? Here are 7 good reasons…


Ed-Tech

Ed-Tech Trends To Watch

Ed-Tech is growing at pace in the UK and globally; the sector is on track to reach a worth of £3.4bn by 2021.


Intellectual History

Unconscious Bias and The Attainment Gap

Here are four of the main types of bias you may be likely to encounter or recognise.


Neurodivergent Students

Helping Neurodivergent Students Achieve

With care and nurturing, evidence shows that a neurodivergent classroom translates to a diverse and positive working world, one filled with great promise and creativity.


Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau: Pencil Maker to Philosopher

Thoreau was a remarkable man who had the ability to truly emphasise and beautifully articulate the importance of natural living and being one with nature and the natural world.


Fear of Failure

Fear of Failure in Young Women: Why is it so Prevalent?

Social media and online advertising are rife with those boasting of high-flying careers, a happy marriage to a handsome, successful partner and the perfect picture poster family. Why would a teenager not feel the pressure to conform?


Rosalind Franklin and DNA

The Woman Behind Our First Understanding of DNA

Franklin was the woman behind the first-ever photograph of DNA.


A-Level Music

Has A-Level Music Lost Its Mojo?

Could it be that the A-Level curriculum needs to evolve to encompass the new kinds of skills needed by today’s self-published artist?


Gender Imbalaces in work and Education

Gender Imbalances in the UK: From GCSE to Pay Day

The Gender Equality Monitor, part of the Government Equalities Office, has found that clear subject preferences amongst genders are formed in early education.


Phenomenon-based Learning

What can the UK learn from Finland’s “Phenomenon-based” Teaching?

Students learn the interconnectivity of several diverse disciplines. Think, Arts meets STEM subjects. And importantly, they can apply findings to real life scenarios.


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