Some universities have started their revision week in preparation for their autumn finals. The first semester for Academic Year 2017-2018 is almost over.
Literacy is often described as being able to read, write and do math equations. However,it goes beyond this because it is a critical skill that enables a person to break free from ignorance.
Various studies reveal that more students in the UK are opting to leave university rather than complete their higher education. One report, On course for success?
Every parent wants the best for their kids. Raising children in this day and age can be more overwhelming considering societal expectations.
In your early and primary schools, did your teachers offer you positive feedback that motivated you to study harder? As most unis start their Easter Break, here is a topic worth tackling: the effects of teacher encouragement on pupils.
Today, 24th March is the UCAS deadline for some art and design applications for academic year 2017-2018. All applications must be submitted on or before 6 pm.
Find out the results done by a university union regarding the application system and how UCAS responded to this.
UK’s educational standards inspector wants schools to prepare their pupils for the work world. The Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) says that they will judge institutions based on their emphasis on careers education.
For the first time in history, a UK institution has topped the World University Rankings of Times Higher Education (THE). University of Oxford dethroned five-time winner USA’s California Institute of Technology, which now ranks second. The rest of last year’s top 10 positions have basically remained the same at the 2016-2017 standings. This is the 13th year of the prestigious ranking.
Over 140,000 students are awaiting their Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) results today. The SQA sends out National 4 and 5, Higher, Advanced Higher, and Scottish Baccalaureate exams scores. Results, delivered by the Royal Mail, are transported to Scottish students in 45 countries.
UK Prime Minister and Conservative leader Theresa May plans to reintroduce grammar schools and aims to end its 18-year ban. May, who is grammar school educated, believes that it is time to bring back selective state education. For her, children should be allowed to shine by being challenged academically in grammar schools.
The University and College Admissions Service (UCAS) advises schools to teach young pupils about the importance of attending university. As it turns out, kids who have been informed about their uni options are inclined to apply to higher education.
The British have voted and the majority, 52% to 48%, chose to exit the European Union (EU) in the recently held Brexit referendum. This was the highest voting turnout, with 30 million people voting since the 1992 general election. What exactly would its impact be on UK education?
The heavens have blessed the Queen’s 90th Birthday with rain showers, but the heavy downpour did not stop spectators from capping off the three-day event. To show their love for Queen Elizabeth II, thousands of people braved the rain to join the street party right outside Buckingham Palace in England, London today.