What To Do If You Fall Behind With Your Reading

There’s always a way to turn things around, so start with a positive mindset. Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best; stay calm and don’t panic, because only then can you steadily improve things.


Old Age and Study

Old Age Needn’t be a Barrier to Study

Taking a course or class can really bridge isolation in retirement, as it allows you to socialise with others and keeps your brain active, preventing illnesses such as Alzheimer’s.


Wordsworth

2020: A Year for Celebrating Wordsworth

The Wordsworth Trust has invested £6.2 million into Reimagining Wordsworth, an educational project which aims to bring Wordsworth’s story into the 21st century.


How to Create Revision time

3 Ways to Create More Time

Peter Drucker, a well-known business writer, shared the following insight over 50 years ago: “There is surely nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency what should not be done at all” (Managing for Business Effectiveness, 1963). Many of us tend to cram in more and more tasks into our diary, rarely thinking about […]


The Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead: The Spanish Halloween

Despite its name, The Day of the Dead is a celebration of life.


Anthology for a Planet in Peril

Anthology for a Planet in Peril: Young and Old Tackle Climate Change Through Poetry

The anthology is highly educational, seeking to engage readers as young as eight years old, and is now set to tour schools and create a forum to empower young people to speak out against climate change.


Criticism

Bouncing Back from Disappointment and Criticism

When faced with disappointment or criticism, how do you cope?


School

The First School in Britain to Abolish Summer Holidays

One school has become the first in Britain to break away from the traditional holiday and term time system, giving parents the freedom to take their kids out for six weeks whenever they want.


BBC Black History Month Resources

Black History Month, October 2019

The month was first launched in London in the 1980s to challenge racist attitudes, to educate the public about British history not being taught in schools, and to recognise the valuable contributions that people of African and Caribbean backgrounds have made to this country.


Education

Does Education Ever Pigeonhole Talent?

In the end, the learning environment is only sustainable when everyone treats each other properly. If schools’ slack here, pupils risk their potential being unjustly stunted.


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