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.
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.
Education professionals who volunteer overseas receive a lifetime of experiences that enrich the lives of others and themselves, both personally and professionally. VSO volunteer Lorraine Dodge talked to Eteach about her experience working as a teacher trainer in Nepal helping to develop the skills and capacity of local teachers.
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?