As parents we all want our children do well at school and reach their full potential, whatever that looks like for them. It’s not enough to send them off to school and expect everything to all magically click into place though. Parents need to be engaged in this process.
Changes need to happen in school systems as lots of students don’t see the value of going to school. We need to live in a world where everyone sees the value of education and enjoys going to learn and develop.
Home-schooling is not something I’ve ever considered myself. I do feel that going to school is the best for our children and that’s not something I would want to change. However, I am really interested in the idea of home-schooling and I can certainly see the benefits for some families. Home-schooling is where parents take […]
One of the most glaring inadequacies in most education systems has been the total absence of financial education. This is doubly strange in light of the fact a lack of financial education leads to a number of problems, many of which are very difficult to overcome. Financial success is entirely dependent on a person’s knowledge […]
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I hope you are all reminding each other how much you love each other today. Clearly we should do that every day but today is another good reminder. For Valentine’s Day, UNICEF is releasing a beautiful new video paying tribute to the one of the greatest loves of all – the […]
Generally speaking I think that learning should always be fun. I know it often isn’t but it really should be. I always learnt more when it was fun and I know the children are the same. I also think the fun factor assists with information retention as well. Games are a great way to learn. […]
Do you give your children pocket money? What age did you start giving them pocket money from? Is it a regular thing or do you perhaps reward them for doing jobs around the home? Do you remember getting pocket money as a child? I remember that I got pocket money every Friday but I don’t […]
The importance of sixth form cannot be overstated, and this is the case with regard to academic measures and the growing maturity and development of youngsters. The performance of a student at sixth form will often determine what college or university they can gain access to and what courses they can study. So if university […]