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.
On Tuesday 600,000 primary pupils took a new exam in spelling, punctuation and grammar designed to tackle poor literacy skills. Teaching unions have attacked the test.
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.
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.
The Education Secretary wants the school day to be lengthened and holidays shortened, but a senior MP has said that the time politicians spend in the House of Commons appears to be shrinking!