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Should we trust our first hunch?

We’ve all been asked a question and given our first hunch as the answer, and it’s been right.   Sometimes though, we do the opposite and change our […]

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What we Learn Before we are Born

‘So, here I am, upside-down in a woman,’ says the witty hero in Ian McEwan’s latest book, Nutshell.    The unborn baby, only weeks away from his birth, […]

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Most Valuable Global Education Prize

A Chinese technology billionaire has launched the world’s most valuable education award.   Charles Chen Yidan is offering £6.64m (nearly $8m) annually to two research projects that have the potential […]

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Employability Skills

It’s all very well having impressive qualifications but if you don’t have employability skills, you will be letting yourself down.   In a recent Confederation of British Industry (CBI) […]

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What makes a Prodigy?

Prodigies astonish us with their outstanding musical abilities, stunning artwork, inspired chess playing and skilled sportsmanship.  They stun us all the more because typically they reach adult levels […]

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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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