Elite exam schools are some of the least diverse public schools in the US. Here's how colleges like Harvard could teach high schools like Stuyvesant to improve their admissions process.
An obsession with coding is turning students off computing.
Assessment should be a part of teaching and learning at universities. It's important because it will subvert exclusion and allow all students to take responsibility for their work.
Students taking 'smart drugs' to boost their academic performance are putting their health at risk.
Why a common sense approach is needed when it comes to autism and primary school tests.
Busting the myths on grammar schools.
Fake degrees are bad news for universities and employers.
South Africa's annual matric pass rate obscures important differences in provincial achievements, the rural and urban divide and the unequal outcomes for learners in poorer schools.
Exams do have a purpose, but they shouldn't be used to assess the recall of meaningless facts.
With the refugee crisis, Brexit, and the rise of populist extremism, we must defend the teaching of anthropology. And in doing so, we might expand and rethink ideas of "the humanities".
There are ways to manage exam anxiety so that it doesn’t hugely impact your performance.
An intense night of study won't help you remember information in the long-term – and the stress of revising under pressure will likely impact on your sleep and thus your exam performance.
Mind blanks are typically triggered in response to a perceived threat. The chemical process that takes place essentially clears out your working memory, quiets logical processes, and walls off memory.
How lecturers can rest assured that the work they are marking is written by their own student.
Is there such a thing as a mean marker?
Does the university clearing system work?
Why we should lament the sharp drop in the number of teenagers taking the one-year qualifications.
Not everyone will be celebrating this results day, so here's a few words of advice for both students and parents, to help put things into perspective.
Here's how meditation can help make some of those big life decisions a little more easy to handle.
Almost 10% of differences in exam results at age 16 can be explained using individuals’ DNA alone.