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Pythagoras

Pythagoras – From Theorem To Spiritualism

It is thought that Pythagoras believed that he had already lived four lives, all of which he could remember.


Polymaths

What Are Polymaths And How Can We Learn From Them?

Let’s take a look at two famous polymaths of yesteryear and one of the modern-day…


Learning

What Is Social-Emotional Learning?

Social-emotional learning’ (SEL) is the process of developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes to create a healthy identity.


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…


effective learner

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.


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