Handling the personal statement

Who would have thought 4,000 characters could be so daunting? The personal statement is dreaded from students and teachers alike, but it’s easier than you think to get your head around personal statements and lead students to success. Personal statement: two words that are guaranteed to release groans, sighs, and worry from your students. Essential for those looking to apply for university or college, the personal statement is actually a valuable […]

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Winding down for Christmas

It’s coming to that time of year: the kids are tired, you’re tired, and everyone is just trying to make it to the end of the term. With only three more days to go, why not start winding down with some fun activities for you and your pupils to enjoy?

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Interdisciplinary learning: creative thinking for a complex world

On Wednesday 30 January 2019, the RSE’s Education Committee will hold its first education conference, bringing together teachers, policy makers, educational leaders and researchers to discuss interdisciplinary learning. Interdisciplinary Learning (IDL) draws together knowledge and understanding from multiple subjects or disciplines in order to solve problems or advance understanding of a subject. During the Conference, the concept of IDL will be further explained to showcase how it can translate into a classroom environment. […]

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