A poll of 2,000 students has revealed that a third wear ‘good luck underwear’ in exams and over half eat oily fish beforehand to boost their chances.
Researchers have found that children who use self-deprecating humour are more likely to be bullied, but a new service is making it easier for victims to report bullying to their teachers.
The think-tank Demos has proposed a fundamental change in how schools are assessed, to take the views of teachers, parents and pupils into account.
Following on from our previous blog which reported that education secretary Michael Gove has argued for longer school hours and shorter holidays, partly to level the playing field with our global competitors, we take a look at the system in Finland. It’s one of the highest-ranked countries for education, but pupils study for some of the fewest hours in the developed world. So what else works for the Finns?