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The daily stress of being a student (and how to manage it)

The life of a student can be a stressful one. Factors such as homework, social life, perceived parental pressure, university applications, and

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Why we do we procrastinate? Part 2

Every student procrastinates at some stage in their academic career, but when it becomes the norm - as it is for 50% of students – it can have a

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Why we do we procrastinate? Part 1

Every student has been there. Submitting the assignment one minute before is due, and promising to themselves “never again” as they breathe a huge

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10 things parents can do to help their child in 2021

If growing up and going to school wasn’t challenging enough already, it has been extra complicated in 2020. With the coronavirus crisis, what you can

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Why are my students always tired?

Now, there's a question we're often asked in our CPD workshops. Most teachers have finished a lesson feeling uninspired because most of their

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What does mental toughness look like in schools?

Have you heard of mental toughness? Often talked about in relation to sport, mental toughness is characterised by an ability to consistently perform

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Are spacing and interleaving the same thing?

A growing body of research has highlighted spacing and interleaving as two of the best learning strategies a student can use for memory retention.

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7 cognitive biases holding your students back

Most people have probably heard about cognitive, or ‘thinking’ biases. For example, people with an Optimism Bias, tend to be overly optimistic and

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