603, 2018

What are we really doing here?

By |March 6th, 2018|Curriculum, Education, Exams, GCSE, Industry, International, Regency, Systems of Education, Uncategorised|0 Comments

According to Woody Allen, eighty per cent of life is showing up. The same is true for tutors. It’s the last twenty percent that distinguishes excellent tutors, separating the wheat from the chaff. As tutors, we have to take advantage of the fact that we have the luxury to focus on a single student.

In […]

2903, 2017

What is good education?

By |March 29th, 2017|Education, Exams, Systems of Education|0 Comments

As a recent History graduate with experience of working in the British and Canadian Houses of

Parliament, I am well aware of the benefits of a good education. Good teaching has enabled me to

study at University College London, and afforded me excellent career opportunities in the world of

politics.

I believe education should be focused on instilling a […]

305, 2016

Pressure of exams.

By |May 3rd, 2016|Curriculum, Education, Exams, GCSE, Industry, International, Regency, Systems of Education|0 Comments

The immense pressure of exams is a real problem in modern times. We are all under tremendous amounts of stress these days but it is starting at an earlier and earlier age. In the UK we are forcing our children to compete for limited places in common entrance exams, in the US our early SAT […]

205, 2016

Homeschooling

By |May 2nd, 2016|Curriculum, Education, Exams, GCSE, Industry, International, Regency, Systems of Education|0 Comments

Homeschooling is the word bubbling around the households of the elite families these days, with the high profile and wealthy opting for a more thorough stance in their children’s education.

Even the best day and boarding schools often mean little problem cases and academic struggles go undetected, but more importantly, the main reason for homeschooling […]