Universities are growing to love the Extended Project Qualification. John Taylor, chief EPQ examiner for Edexcel, told delegates at a UEA conference in June all about it - how to teach it, what it gives students, and how it helps when applying to uni.Read More
Mon, 04 Jul 2016
Following the Brexit referendum, there could be more Clearing places available than usual this summer. That would bring more opportunities, but pupils should consider those options with caution.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016
Medical research using genome technology involves some staggeringly huge numbers. Someone needs to help handle all that data if we're going to win the fight against cancer.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016
Getting boys, particularly white working-class boys, interested in uni is a real challenge and a big talking-point right now. What can be done to overcome the barriers they see to getting into Higher Education?
Wed, 15 Jun 2016
What do league tables really show? Who’s behind them? How do they work? Why do different tables show the same university with different rank positions? Can you trust them, and if you can, what can you trust them for? Garrick Fincham, a member of the steering group for a national league table, investigates.
Mon, 06 Jun 2016
Reading for pleasure is one of the most important factors in terms of how children develop and even on how much they will earn in the future. Get them to a literature festival to spur their interest!
Thu, 02 Jun 2016
Summer is for relaxing, unwinding and recharging. But there's plenty of fun and useful stuff they can do over the holiday to improve their prospects, too.