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Preparing for the 11 plus exam

11 Plus exam preparation can be stressful. EasyA provided us with their methods of helping students not only succeed but learn helpful techniques in the process. 11 Plus exam preparation from a St Paul’s School student’s perspective. 11+ exams are challenging. They cover lots of different topics and, unlike GCSEs and A-levels, don’t have a…

Teaching English online working from your sofa

An Introductory Guide to Teach English Online

Teaching English as a foreign language is an excellent career option. It gives you the chance to work in stunning locations, experience different cultures, and travel to your heart’s content. Teaching English online takes all those benefits and throws another huge one on top. As long as you have a laptop and a solid internet…

Home Education for 11 plus

Home schooling Montessori

Home learning /Home schooling Montessori are not new concepts. Many parents opt for this even when the schools are open. There are also various approaches to this. Parents that choose to home educate are usually not fond of the term homeschooling. Parents that home educate do so for different reasons. You may in fact elect…

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Working as a Data Scientist – Sidra Bashir

Inspiring answers by Sidra Bashir, one of our Ambassadors on her life and working as a data scientist. 1. Name and job role. Sidra Bashir, Data Scientist at Eagle Alpha  2. What is something about you people might not know? I have been lecturing at 5 different universities. 3. What are your hobbies? Hiking, Swimming and Travelling.…

Using EdTech to Ace the 11+

EdTech School Entrance Exams

Murray Morrison is the creator of Tassomai, an online learning platform that embeds knowledge and helps children prepare for exams like the 11+ and 13+. Murray explains how regular retrieval practice through platforms like Tassomai builds solid foundations and ensures students go into their entrance exams confident and ready to get their best possible results.…

Great British Intelligence Test

Tutor or Online Learning Platform?

Tutoring is a profession now with its own Association. The Tutors’ Association, which is an open, democratic, not-for-profit, professional body. It: Has a membership of highly qualified professionals. From various fields of academia, teaching and other vocations. Sets standards Holds its members accountable to a code of professional ethics. The best tutors care about their…

WID Verity Gill, Marketing Science Director for Agencies, EMEA @Facebook (1)

Working as a Marketing Science Director – Verity Gill

Inspiring answers by Verity Gill, one of the Women in Data  Ambassadors on her life and working as Marketing Science Director for Agencies, EMEA @ Facebook. 1. Name and Job role:  Verity Gill, Marketing Science Director for Agencies, EMEA @Facebook    2. What is something about you people might not know?  My first job was in government intelligence and…

Anthea Oon - Head of Solutions at Money Dashboard 

Working as Head of Solutions – Anthea Oon

Inspiring answers by Anthea Oon (DeSyllas), one of the Women in Data Ambassadors on her life and working as Head of Solutions at Money Dashboard. 1. Introduction Anthea Oon – Head of Solutions at Money Dashboard  2. What is something about you people might not know? What are your hobbies?  About 18 months ago I took up kickboxing and…

Happy students update for all school and university exams and admissions 2020

When will primary schools reopen?

There’s been speculation abut when primary schools reopen. Calls for the PM to be more proactive given mounting concern for vulnerable children and/or those tht will have completed no schooling for several months. Summary agency positions for when our primary schools reopen In summary, there are conflicting views from the key decision-making authorities: Scientific advice is…

WID Caroline Carruthers - Partner & Chief Data Officer

Working in a Chief Data Officer job – Caroline Carruthers

Inspiring answers by Caroline Carruthers, one of the Women in Data Ambassadors on her life and working in a Chief Data Officer job. 1. Name and job role.      Caroline Carruthers – Partner & Chief Data Officer – Carruthers and Jackson In 2018, Caroline was named as one of the Top Women in Data & Technology. Prior to founding Carruthers and Jackson, Caroline worked across multiple…

WID Belle Cartwright, Senior Data Strategy Manager

Working as a Data Strategy Manager – Belle Cartwright

Inspiring answers by Belle Cartwright, one of the Women in Data Ambassadors on her life and working as a Senior Data & Audience Strategy Manager. 1. Introduction: Belle Cartwright, Senior Data Strategy Manager 2. What is something about you people might not know?  I was disabled for 6 years, between age 19-25 and spent the 1st two years of…

WID Indi Birak, Managing Security Consultant

Indi Birak – STEM Women in Data Ambassador

Inspiring answers by Indi Birak, one of the Women in Data Ambassadors of 2019 on her life and working as a Managing Security Consultant. 1. Introduction: Name and job role. – Indi Birak, Managing Security Consultant. 2. What is something about you people might not know? I have a red belt in Karate  3. What are your…

Anita Fernqvist - UK Chief Data Officer and Director of Operations

Working in Data Operations

Inspiring answers by Anita Fernqvist, one of the Women in Data  Ambassadors on her life and working as UK Chief Data Officer and Director of Operations job. 1. Introduction Anita Fernqvist, UK Chief Data Officer and Director of Operations, Zurich Insurance. 2. What is something about you people might not know? I speak 5 languages (English, French,…

Leyre Murillo Villar, Women in Data, CDO Data Controller at BNP Paribas

Working as a CDO Data Controller – Leyre Villar

Inspiring answers by Leyre Murillo Villar, one of the Women in Data  Ambassadors 2019 on her life and working as a CDO Data Controller. 1. Introduction:  Name and job role. Leyre Murillo Villar. CDO Data Controller. 2. What is something about you people might not know? What are your hobbies?  I love music.  I’m a…

Dizem SARI, Women in Data,Data and Machine Learning

Working in Data and Machine Learning – Dizem SARI

Inspiring answers by Dizem OZALP SARI, one of the Women in Data Ambassadors 2019, on her life and working as a Senior Data and Machine Learning Services Manager. 1. Introduction:   Dizem OZALP SARI – Senior Data and Machine Learning Services Manager at HSBC.  2. What is something about you people might not know? What are your…