In this Category Archive, you will find all of our articles regarding Education News UK. We keep a keen eye on the news and hope to report on this in a timely fashion.

With so much going on in education news in the UK, we hope to cover the most important happenings. Education News UK includes subject matter relating to many areas. As private and grammar school entrance is a subject under often debate, we hope to cover these matters in detail. With the government’s involvement in resurrecting the Grammar school system to its former glory. There is already (in 2018) 10 000 more grammar schools in the UK than in 2010. This growth clearly has a great impact on education news in the UK. How do these institutions lead education reform in the UK?

Keep up to date with some of our most important blogs on this subject. We hope you find what you are looking for.

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International Governess Career

Many thanks Shay, currently on an international governess post in Russia, for your contributions to our latest ‘International Governess Career 2021’ post. The return of the Governess is heralded because they can educate children in the comfort of their own homes. Wealthier families have been minimising their own children’s educational disruption. Some even moved to…

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Bespoke Education Planning Service

Bespoke Education Planning Service Welcome to our bespoke education planning service. Understanding your family’s needs, aspirations and your child’s skills. Pinpoint your child’s strengths strengths Highlight their education gaps due to their having followed a different curriculum abroad. Be assessed by leading educational experts Discuss those potential school options we recommend Take into account all…

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Testing for dyslexia

Welcome to our testing for dyslexia/dyslexia tests info. Here are some example dyslexia questions – suitable for a child. Are you above-average intelligence, but unable to read at your grade level? Do you struggle with word problems — even though you’re good at maths? After reading a passage, can you summarise it?… Discuss the key…

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Online learning through video courses

Education is changing. Technology continues to have an increasingly significant impact on education. Technology does this as it affects the form and distribution of learning materials. Books have become e-books (and/or PDFs) and in-person tutors have become online tutors. This year, many teachers became online teachers. Learning live online is now a better experience than…

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Practice TOEFL Online English Teaching

In times of a pandemic starting an online English teacher career is a covenient career option. It gives you the chance to work in stunning locations, experience different cultures, and travel to your heart’s content. Practice TOEFL Here are our TOEFL Practice Tests: Related Blog Content Teaching English as a foreign language American school tests…

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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…

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Pupil Pulpit – UKMT Maths Challenges

Welcome to our latest Pupil Pulpit on one of the UKMT Maths Challenges. UKMT Maths Challenges Last year I participated in the UKMT Maths Challenge which is a yearly challenge at three levels open to secondary school students. It is a multiple-choice maths test that translates maths skills we are taught in lessons into real-life questions…

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Classroom creative fluency and reading

Welcome to our Creative Fluency Resources Page. Creative fluency is the ability to generate LOTS of ideas, not necessarily different. Fluent thinkers can also “hitchhike” on one idea to come up with many more ideas. E.g. when brainstorming ways to mop up an oil spill, one idea might be to use hair clippings. “Hitchhiking” on…

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Brexit effect on children

How will Brexit affect British school children? It isn’t just adults who are affected by protracted Brexit negotiations. Children are too. Some are under the impression there is no longer any point learning a language. Others are simply worried that Europeans will no longer like them. According to a recent report from the British Council,…

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International Baccalaureate League Tables

Welcome to our Independent IB Schools league tables. # Avg. Points Name Day/Board Boy/Girl Day £ Board £ Cohort Size 1 40.9 North London Collegiate School Day Girls 20,430 18 2 40.4 Stephen Perse Foundation Day Co-ed (Diamond model 11 – 16) 17,490 16 3 39.2 Abbey School – Reading Day Girls 17,640 18 4…

Creativity in Education

Everyone knows education is one of the most valued things in our culture; it shapes young minds that take us into our terrifying future. Children starting school in September 2019 won’t be retiring until around 2090. We children have to be taught how to survive in the world in 30 years. Yet we don’t know…

School Appeals

School Appeals process

How best to follow a school appeals process if you don’t get the school place you wanted. Managing School Appeals  You’ve just handed in your secondary school application form. Now the patient waits to find out if your child has got into the school of their choice. But what do you do if he or…

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University applications guide

Here are our University application tips. What can you do to ensure your application process goes well. Our top tips It’s estimated that over 500,000 Sixth Formers are applying to University this year. That means many more individual University applications. In theory, it’s now possible to start University in January. It’s certainly another option to…

What are T-levels

Our Numeracy Test Practice

Welcoem to our numeracy test practice. Introduction to Numeracy test practice A typical numeracy test measures an individual’s ability to use addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.   Example Numeracy Tests Navy Practice Test (Number Series) Practice Test Answers (Number Series) Navy Practice Test 2 (Number Series) Practice Test 2 answers (Number Series) 1) What is the number 55.368 to two…

Lucid Tests – Lucid Reading Test

In this Lucid Tests – Lucid Reading Test blog, we have a look at the different Lucid Tests and their uses. GL Assessments distribute the Lucid test portfolio. The tests are used to screen and diagnose learners with specific learning difficulties. They are also very useful in identifying potential and understanding learners’ strengths and weaknesses.…