Choosing new geography specifications


Times are changing in secondary education thanks to government reforms: around the country new AS, A Level and GCSE courses will be being from September 2016. At the time of writing,  all GCSE specifications have been accredited. But, only Pearson (Edexcel) has been accredited at AS and A Level, with AQA, OCR and Eduqas on their third submissions to Ofqual. For those who are yet to decide which specification to follow, the Geographical Association has a wealth […]

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190 million questions were answered during the 2015 Language Perfect Championship. As I mentioned in my previous post, Education Perfect promised to donate money to help people in Nepal for every student that achieved a Gold Award this year, so here is an update on #GoldForNepal!  More than 5,000 students received Gold and Elite awards […]

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The value of TeachMeets

Last week I had the pleasure of attending two TeachMeets, one in Oxford at Fitzharry’s School organised by Lisa Probert the Head of Languages, and the other one by Suzi Bewell at York University. They worked hard to get a good crowd of teachers there and the atmosphere was really good at both events. Both […]

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