A focus on more realistic performance outcomes can help students cope when things do not go to plan.
The ATAR is mainly used as an efficient way for universities to decide which students can be offered a place in a certain course.
There's no substitute for study, but if you want to help yourself do better in exams, you should get enough sleep, exercise and try to enjoy the process.
Universities are increasingly accepting more students into degree programs without an ATAR. Here are some of the most common ways in.
There are three types of memory: sensory, working and long-term. Activating sensory memory is the first step to better learning. This means learning through as many senses as possible.
The prospect of going to university is exciting but it can also be an anxious time. Here are the things you need to know from the start.
Testing times ahead for four-year-olds as new starters face 'harmful' assessments within six weeks of starting school.
Study shows how to help students achieve their full potential.
Research has found that students suffer lower levels of well-being when they don't regularly use their greatest strengths of character.
In our efforts to support young people, we might be teaching them to be afraid rather than encouraging them to see exams as a positive challenge.
South African universities are failing to graduate the strongest students the schooling system has to offer.
Teenage girls in Kenya who fall pregnant either drop out of school or risk unsafe abortions.
The exam period can be a stressful time for students. Here are a few strategies to help students cope.
If all you want to do is retain the information until tomorrow, cramming might help. But you will have forgotten it in a week.
Imagining the ideal school.
Half of clever students from poorer backgrounds fail to secure top GCSE grades.
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Beat exam stress with these top tips.
Children in the north of England are more likely to finish school with poorer grades and are less likely to go on to further education.
An expert gives her top tips for coping with exam stress and nerves.