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.
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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.
Why new style GCSEs are past their sell by date even before they've got going.
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.
Assessments need to be relevant to the real world and test more complex skills to better predict competency, standards of literacy and teaching.
Schools minister Nick Gibb seems to think young people should face more frequent testing, to prepare for GCSEs. His comments fly in the face of 20 years' research.
Secondary students are losing the opportunity to enjoy learning for its own sake.
Research shows that many students are excessively optimistic about course grades. Those with a stronger sense of personal control are also less likely to receive the grades they expect.
It was widely reported boys beat girls in A-level results, but my analysis shows this isn’t actually the case.
This year's changes to GCSE grades means results cannot be compared with those of previous years.
Not everyone will be celebrating this GCSE results day.
Clearing advice from the experts.
New research shows what subjects you study at school make a big difference to the type of university you end up attending.