Top tips for the examination period (from a recent graduate)   Introduction Just to introduce myself, I am a recent Masters graduate from the London School of Economics and Political Science and I am currently working as a course advisor here at Excel in Key Subjects. As someone who has recently left full-time education, I…

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After the release of GCSE exam results, it is vital to make the right choice in choosing A-level subjects as it can make the difference between going to a top university or a not-so-reputable one. The top universities do discriminate and admission tutors at each department have their own preferences and prejudices!  I’d just like…

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Please note that this was written a while ago but not published at the time. Please see the end of this article for a link to a more up to date article on GCSE and IGCSE Some things in life never change as it has always been the case that society makes judgement about people’s…

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The word ‘invention’ is often misused as it is very rare for people to invent things or ideas. There are not many original thoughts and ideas out there and most of what we often call invention is really the notion of developing an idea that already exists and presenting it in a different way. Sometimes…

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The purpose of my message is to offer a little helping hand, in terms of sharing thoughts with you as a parent. Although I’m also a teacher, I will be speaking more from a parent’s point of view but also using some of the lessons that I’ve learnt as a teacher and curriculum manager in…

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