Education Matters

Education matters gives you access to our professional briefings, as we reflect on the ever changing education landscape. Drawing on the latest in education policy and research, our briefings will help parents understand the current dialogue, challenges ahead and solutions.

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Helping you help your child

Expertly written with your education concerns in mind, helping you help your child offers practical solutions to specific challenges your child faces in their current year group. Parents can also find useful tips to support their child’s progress through every academic milestone.

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Jan 24

Your Options If Your GCSE Mocks Aren’t What You Hoped For

GCSE mock exams are an important marker for how much progress you’ve made in your course and determine your grade predictions. While they may not be the first exam environment you’ve been in, the added pressure to do well is there - and so many don’t get the results they’d...

Jan 17

Three Ideas For Parents To Support Their Kids In January

The start of a new year is an exciting time of change, but it’s not everyone’s favourite. For some children, it can mean cold weather, long nights, and back to school after a nice Christmas. As a result, they can struggle to motivate themselves. January may also mean looming deadlines...

Jan 12

Making New Year Resolution and Sticking To Them

The new year has arrived, and with it comes the promise of change. This season encourages many people to make New Year’s resolutions, and your teenager may want to get in on the action. There are many learning-focused resolutions your child could make to improve their studies, bolster their skills,...

Dec 26

Tips To Help Your Teen Choose Their GCSE Options

Your teen might feel lost about what choice to make, especially if they don’t have any future career plans at present. The path to choosing the best GCSE courses is a balance of enjoyment, future career plans and how your teenager works best. Getting the right mix can feel like...

Dec 19

How to Teach Kids About money at Christmas

Christmas is here, and with it comes a whole other level of planning and budgeting your money. This is a golden opportunity to teach your kids about the value of cash and improve their maths skills. The chance to teach children about money during the festive season goes hand in...