The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Apprenticeships has made eight recommendations, via its annual report, to help improve the uptake of apprenticeships in the UK. There are eight key proposals that the TES have highlighted as the most important. The government need to ensure that apprenticeships are flexible to better suit small and medium sized enterprises … Continue reading Eight recommendations to improve apprenticeships – by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Apprenticeships
As exams have started this week, the YMCA has teamed up with a local college in Brighton to tackle the exam stress that young people are going through. This is all part of the Right Here project, which is a health and wellbeing project aimed at young people aged 11- 25 and live in Brighton. … Continue reading The #NoStressSuccess campaign
Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing a bigger part in our lives. AI is in phones, cars, social media and helps us with our online shopping. And now it is making its way into education. What does this mean for the future of students and teachers? The TES have reported that, in a survey that was conducted … Continue reading Will robot teachers replace humans in the future?
With exam season starting soon, it is important to start revising now before your exams start. You may have had some mock exams to help prepare for the real thing, but here is some advice and tips on how to revise for upcoming exams. Start revising now – starting to revise earlier rather than later … Continue reading Struggling with revision? Here are my top 10 tips!
The TES have recently reported that artificial intelligence will take over from humans in the marking of student’s exam papers – but how much do we actually trust a computer to mark a student’s work? At a recent conference, it was decided that, by 2025, all entries for students will be marked by artificial intelligence … Continue reading Is artificial intelligence the future for student’s results?
A report has been published entitled ‘Drawing the Future’ – and it does exactly what it says on the tin! The report is the culmination of the research carried out by the collaboration between the charity Education and Employers, TES, UCL – Institute of Education, the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). And the Organisation … Continue reading Drawing for the future
Estyn, the education and training inspectorate for Wales, has released its annual report, showing that there is a lack in skills in maths, languages and digital technology. The report also shows that 50% of secondary schools and 70% of primary schools have been judged as good to excellent this academic year. Digital skills The education … Continue reading Estyn’s report on pupil progress
The TES have recently published an article about how the applicants for Teacher Training is down by a third. UCAS have released information showing that only 12,820 people applied to train as a Teacher this year. Compared with 19,330 applicants in 2016, this is a large decrease of 33%. The Department for Education also published … Continue reading Teacher recruitment down by 33%
The TES has reported that following schools requests for a review of its students GCSE and A level grades, more than 2,000 exam results changed by more than two grades! Pupils sat the new GCSE English and maths for the first time this year as well as older students taking the 13 new reformed A … Continue reading GCSE and A level grade changes rise by 40%
The number of wealthier students receiving a place at university this year has increased; but poorer students won more places overall. Unconditional offers UCAS data has showed some interesting statistics which are given below: 40% of students were offered an unconditional offer last year 17.5% of students were offered at least one unconditional offer last … Continue reading How wealthier students are getting more university places