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The educational value of learning a musical instrument

Henry As the pressure on students to achieve stellar grades at school and university has mounted, and the…

Overcoming the curse of being a Perfectionist

Noor Do you find yourself in pursuit of the perfect answer to a solution, the perfect personal statement,…

Reflections on Teaching

Rogelio In my many years of teaching mathematics, I always experienced new teaching and learning situations.  Though I…

Top tips on how to study effectively and efficiently

Leena Studying is a challenge and often feels tough due to the pressure that is attached to learning.…

How can Linguistics help in Education?

Rose It may well be thought that Linguistics, the study of human language in the abstract, has little…

Discovery learning vs guided instruction

Faye As a secondary practitioner of seven years, I am always striving to improve my practise and consider…

Hopeful and positive towards maths?

Helen Why do so many people in the UK fear maths? It’s a strong word to use, but…

Learning languages - Work that muscle!

Maria You know how language learning apps send you those annoying little notifications daily about how you should…

Why study an ‘ab initio’ subject at university?

Alice An ‘ab initio’ subject is, by definition, one that is studied from the very beginning. Such courses…

Algebra… what is the point?

Carla As a maths teacher I’ve been questioned countless times why algebra is taught and where it will…

How your temperament influences your learning?

Jamaal One of the key things I wish I knew whilst I was studying, was the whole psychology behind…

What is pedagogy?

Stefania To become a qualified teacher in Italy you need to study Pedagogy as part of your University…

Online Tutoring

Christian Since the lockdown, I have been teaching KS1 and KS2 lessons online to students. I have been…

Mindfulness: How is can Benefit Modern Education Goals

Ben Most people are no stranger to having the feeling contempt toward education every now and then. Having…

WHY DO YOU WANT TO BE A DOCTOR? 5 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF

Hattie Why do you want to be a doctor? This should be the easiest medical school interview question…

How Music Helps Enhance Learning

Josephine Humans love music. The fact that we spend over 32 hours listening to music every week is a testament…

Promote the benefits of technology and support learners in its use

Pooja Thomas Edison said long ago that “Books will soon be obsolete in schools…our school system will be…

Self-fulfilling prophecies in children's life

Kyriaki Teachers’ and parents’ expectations can create self-fulfilling prophecies. Robert Merton first mentioned the term self-fulfilling prophecy in…

The Concept of Flow - Revision Tips on Focusing

Mehul We have all been there, woke up super early in the morning thinking that today is going…

The importance of the Greek Language

Evangelina The Greek language is steeped in rich history, with roots as far back as the thirteenth century…

Mutilanguages can help your child to learn more easily and faster

Emma Here is a possible solution to allow flexibility and improved learning capacity at any age: learning foreign…

Lockdown Learning

ReBbeca The past few months of lockdown have, for many students, probably been ones of uncertainty and a…

All young linguists at heart.

Nora Parents, thank you! For all your hard work and support during lockdown, juggling with your work and…

Podcasts are a great learning tool

Nicola Podcasts changed my life. And they will change yours if you are trying to learn or practise…

About modern education

ANA Since I started teaching, I have questioned myself about the implications of modern education. I must admit…

In what ways can praise and reinforcement promote positive behaviour in the classroom?

ANDREA Challenging behaviour is a major obstacle to learning and has a detrimental effect on achievement, but managing…

Language learning through the eyes of a teacher

JEMMA Studying a language can be daunting and frustrating at times. You want to express yourself as you…

Forgetting to remember

POLINA You’ve probably learnt something new only to forget it the next day. This was first theorised in…

Obstacles to parent-teacher cooperation and ways of a healthy collaboration.

Vasilis The interaction between the two structures of the educational process, parents and teachers, and mutual assistance can…

Why learn Modern Foreign Languages?

Verena People often wrongly assume that the main point of learning a foreign language is to be able…
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