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Education

What’s wrong with a fixed mindset?

‘Growth mindset’ is the new buzz word in education. Nearly every classroom you see has the ubiquitous display on how you can ‘change your words… change your mindset’. So what is a fixed and growth mindset, and why is it so important? Mindset is a [Read More]

Motivating children to learn

In this current climate of immediate internet access, teachers are faced with a dilemma. Do they continue to teach using tried and tested methods or do they adapt their teaching and embrace new technologies which some say motivate children to learn more effectively. As a [Read More]

Teaching benefits

There are many reasons why people want to become teachers. You need to have a lot of patience to become a teacher and have a passion for learning. You may feel that you would rather work with children of a certain age or adults depending [Read More]

College courses

If you have left education and are looking to return then you may consider doing a course at your local college. College courses are often quite flexible meaning you can chose if you want to do a full time, part time or evening and weekend’s [Read More]

Pre school visits

Like many parents, I found it myself getting very nervous on my child’s first visit to primary school. I had been so used to her going to nursery for such a long time that the thought of her being at school five days a week [Read More]