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Education Hero: Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori began an education revolution which focused on the notion that all children have a unique potential to be revealed rather than a clean slate waiting to […]

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Global Teacher Prize Winner 2017

The 2017 Global Teacher Prize has been awarded to a Canadian woman who has transformed a troubled Arctic Inuit community.   Maggie MacDonnell, who grew up in Nova […]

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Bogus Degree Websites

Dozens of bogus websites have been closed down in a bid to stamp out the sale of fake degrees, reports the BBC.   The fraudulent websites already taken down, […]

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Education Hero: John Amos Comenius

John Amos Comenius (Jan Amos Komensky) has been dubbed ‘the Father of Modern Education’, so it’s surprising that so few of us have heard of him.   Born in […]

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The Most Difficult Interview Questions… and How to Answer Them!

A few years ago, Google became notorious for putting questions of stonking difficulty to job interviewees. After much criticism, these eye-watering posers were eventually abandoned but for the unfortunate people […]

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The Flynn Effect: Are we all becoming smarter?

James Flynn, an American emeritus professor at Otago University in New Zealand, is an expert on intelligence. Thirty years ago, he propounded the theory that IQ levels have been getting […]

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