With just a little help from presenter Tim Hague.
Ashley Hayward stands anxiously on the picket line outside the Senate House library in the heart of Bloomsbury, central London. As cries of: “Don’t go to your classes today, don’t cross the picket,” ring out, the stress tells on the 19-year-old’s face. Edging forward, the first-year ancient-languages student seems distressed and a little angry. “I […]
Image copyright PA Image caption Many teachers blame the problem on youngsters not reading enough for pleasure Monosyllabic adolescents may be nothing new, but the latest research suggests a big chunk of them do not know enough words to do well at school. According to academics, four out of 10 pupils in their first year […]
Image copyright Institute of Physics Encouragement from teachers is key to keeping pupils engaged with education after the age of 16, suggests a study of more than 4,000 students in England. Middle-ability students and those whose parents lack qualifications benefit most from positive feedback, according to the Cambridge University research. The students were tracked for […]