STEM Subjects: Are they really Superior?

STEM subjects typically lead to better job prospects. There’s no way around this; the breadth of practical knowledge students acquire in STEM fields is astounding.

lifelong learning

What is Lifelong Learning?

With technology developing at pace and a shortage of young people choosing to pursue STEM subjects, how do we remain competitive in the global economic market?

Creative Writing

How a 360 Degree View can help with Creative Writing

Thinking of ideas to write on, knowing where to start and finding ways to incorporate different techniques can be challenging.


How to Boost Your Motivation

This article will help you develop skills of self-motivation.

distance learning

The Myths of Distance Learning

Distance learning is one of the most exciting developments in our age. My first real encounter with distance learning took place in 2013. I embarked on a four-year academic course which altered my future beyond what I could have imagined. Since completing my course I have developed a thirst for knowledge and discovered new strengths. […]

Psychological Medicine

The Impact of World War One on Psychological Medicine

A few months ago I wrote an article about the impact of the First World War on medical treatments for bodily injuries, diseases and infections such as those from burns and Typhoid fever. However, this told only half the story. As I cover here, the harm caused by the Great War was as much mental […]

Foreign Languages

Preparing your Child for Foreign Language Oral Exams

The good news is that there are many interactive tools available to support your child in learning to speak a new language.


Parliament In need of Protection

Last year, the MPs of Britain voted in favour of a multibillion-pound programme of repairs to the iconic Houses of Parliament; to start in the mid-2020’s. The Houses of Parliament, or the Palace of Westminster to give it the official title, has stood in varies guises on its site in London since the early Middle […]

Notre Dame

The History and Tragedy of Notre Dame

This is not the first time that Notre-Dame Cathedral suffered damage. Poorly treated throughout the French Revolution, it was only saved from destruction when the Emperor Napoleon decided he wished to be crowned there in 1804.

Exams Debate: English GCSEs

Exams Debate: Is it right for English GCSE’s to be Closed Book?

At present, GCSE English Literature exams does not allow students to take their textbooks in with them. The AQA exam board requires them to have learned the following:• A Shakespearean play• A 19th century novel• A modern text• 15 poems belonging to the anthology of Power & Conflict or Love & Relationships That’s 18 texts […]

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