New Decade, New Tricks: Skills in Demand Beyond 2020

Analytical thinking and innovation remain firmly at the top of the table in terms of demanded skills. Active Learning and Learning strategies are second.

Asperger Syndrome

Studying with Asperger Syndrome

It doesn’t help that the language we use about Asperger’s can also increase misunderstanding of it.

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou – The Woman Who Rose

Angelou’s life was filled with performance; a singer, dancer and writer, she was the first black woman to write a screenplay for a major film, ‘Georgia, Georgia’, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.

After GCSEs and A levels

Options Available After GCSEs and A levels

What are the different paths available after GCSEs and A levels? Are they accessible to all, or are there certain requirements to be met?

The Plague

What Part Did Eyam Play Against The Plague?

Whilst medical practise didn’t take note of what the villagers of Eyam had achieved straight away, slowly the procedures they had adopted were copied, such as quarantine zones to limit or prevent the spread of disease.

The Duke of Portland

Walcheren: Britain’s Forgotten Scandal

Prominent Cabinet Colleagues George Canning and Robert Castlereagh decided to take the truly extraordinary step of fighting a duel over the Walcheren fiasco.

Time Management

The Secret of Time Management

Research shows that people commit things to memory and digest information more effectively when using the traditional pen-and-paper approach.

Forest Schools

Forest Schools: Learning through Nature

Children have no control over the illnesses, disabilities and other problems they may have. In such cases, forest schools can give them a sense of purpose and self-fulfilment.

Private School

Does Private Education Get a Bad Rep?

State schools also need to be improved so that their pupils feel qualified and capable enough to send off an Oxbridge application. It’s certainly not up to private schools to limit their applications when many state students don’t apply anyway!


Is There a Crisis in Creativity at GCSE?

“Given that the creative industries feature prominently in the government’s Industrial Strategy for boosting the UK economy in the coming years, it seems strange that for the last nine years the government has pursued a method of holding schools to account that works in precisely the opposite direction” – EDSK

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