Mobile phones have long had a bad reputation in the educational setting. However, it is important to acknowledge that when used appropriately and within moderation they can provide benefits and enhance learning and enrichment. Arguably, mobile phones enable students to access resources and progress at their own pace through the content provided, allowing an increased level of flexibility. Here is a list of potential ways to integrate technology into student’s learning and revision: Educational … [Read more...] about Mobile Phones can be a Powerful Learning Tool to Enhance Learning
The UK welcomes almost 500,000 international students every year, largely due to the world-class teaching, great learning environment, and career development skills found at UK universities. This ensures each graduating student is a competitive and sought-after candidate in the job market. In the 2021 Times Higher Education World Rankings, UK universities were commended for efforts to find solutions to the ‘most urgent issues facing humanity’ resulting in them being ranked as the best place to … [Read more...] about British Universities Ranked the Best Place to Study in a Quarter of All Subjects
With the assessment plan still being unclear, many students are struggling to find the motivation to study especially with the ease of access to technology and the lack of clarity for the future. The tips below are designed to help students reduce procrastination and find the motivation for both long term and short term study: Understand why you Procrastinate If you find yourself procrastinating you are not alone! Piers Steel one of the leading researchers on motivation and procrastination … [Read more...] about How to Motivate Yourself to Study?
Up and down the country GCSE students are considering their next steps, whether this means going onto a Sixth Form or College to study vocational qualifications or A-Levels, it is a lot for students to consider. If students decide to go down the A-level route, the next step is to decide which A-levels to take. This is not a decision to take lightly as this choice can seriously impact future career options and the overall experience in Year 12 and 13. At Crescent Tuition, we want all students to … [Read more...] about What to Consider When Choosing Your A-Levels
Their is a clear uncertainty about how the summer exam series is going to be assessed, especially after it was announced in December that summer exams will be cancelled for the second year running. However, it has not yet been confirmed what the alternative measures will be, other than that the Education Secretary is currently working with Ofqual to put these in place. It appears that the 2021 A-level and GCSE will be decided using a similar system to last year, in the form of … [Read more...] about How Student’s can Improve Their GCSE and A-Level Assessment Scores
This week it has been announced by ministers that both A-level and GCSE students will be given extra measures to ‘boost fairness and support students’. This comes after unions called for further amendments to the summer exam series, in addition to the three-week delay to most exams. The key measures are outlined below: More generous marking mirroring last year’s grade boundaries so that this year’s students are not disadvantaged. Students will be given notice of some of the topic areas … [Read more...] about A-Level and GCSE Students to be Told Which Exam Topics Will be Tested