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.…

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…

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…

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…

Working in a Data Manager job – Lyndsay Weir

Inspiring answers by Lyndsay Weir, one of the Women in Data Ambassadors on her life and working in a Global Data Manager job. 1. Name and job role: Lyndsay Weir, Global Data and Analytics Manager 2. What is something about you people might not know? I have endometriosis, and I have been forever fortunate to be…

Learners hands, laptop and notebooks for online tutoring.

How can online tutoring benefit you

We had the privilege of getting Nick Dale, experienced online tutor and avid photographer, to answer some of our questions about Online Tutoring. How did you discover your passion for tutoring I ‘retired’ when I was 29 when I agreed to rent out a friend’s apartment in the Alps for the winter, and I ended…

Family in balancing position. Calming a child having a meltdown.

Keep calm and enjoy Easter

Many people are unaware that there is a difference between a tantrum and a meltdown. While both may involve screaming, kicking, shouting, biting and even swearing, there are some fundamental differences. Tantrums involve a child who has been frustrated in their attempt to do or have something, they usually only occur with an audience and…

Colourful shapes on wooden floor to show fractions

Understanding Fractions Visually

I was lucky enough to pose some interesting questions to Eng S Jama. He is an experienced electronics engineer turned author/tutor. Eng S Jama created a series of books portraying fractions visually. All this in an effort to help children understand and enjoy the basic maths concepts like fractions, decimals and percentages. 1. What inspired…

How stressed is your child. Child with paint roller and different colours.

How stressed is your child?

Being a child in today’s society can be very stressful. Not only do they have to deal with puberty and the normal stresses of childhood, but also the added strains of technology, social media and higher academic expectations. It might be a good idea to have a look at your child’s stress levels. Stress can…

When is 11 Plus results day?

Welcome to our 11+ blog entry called ‘When is 11 Plus results day?’. Our other 11+ blog entries are listed at the bottom of this page. When is our county’s 11 plus results day (October 2019)? When do the 11 Plus results come out? Most 11-plus results come out mid-October, though the exact date varies…